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Vincent Eirene Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1993-02

Scope and Content Note

This collection relates specifically to the protests Eirene led over the creation and opening of SEI in 1984. Materials include a photocopied "scrapbook" created by Eirene of clippings and other materials that document his protests against SEI from 1985 to 1990. Significant in this scrapbook are various interviews with Eirene including an extended interview conducted by a Carnegie Mellon student for a class project in 1990. Other materials include press releases, newspaper clippings, booklets, programs from Anti SEI events, correspondence.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1985-1989
  • 1984-1993

Restrictions

None.

Historical Sketch

Vincent Scotti Eirene (1952- ) is a Pittsburgh based activist who led a series of protests around the creation and work of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) starting in 1985. Eirene believed that the SEI's connection with the Department of Defense was not appropriate for a university.

Extent

0.5 Linear feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

The collection contains materials relating to the protests over the creation and opening of the Software Engineering Institute (SEI).

Provenance

This collection was given to The Carnegie Mellon University Archives by Mr. Eirene at the request of the University Archivist, Gabrielle Michalek in 1993.

Separations

None.

Physical Description

One Box; .5 linear feet

Processor

Jennie Benford
Title
Vincent Eirene, Papers, 1984-1993
Subtitle
1993.02
Date
October 12, 2009
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Carnegie Mellon University Archives Repository

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