13 linear ft. (22 boxes).
approximately 750 audiocassettes : analog.
210 audiotape reels : analog, 1 7/8-7 1/2 ips ; 5 in. -7 in.
43 audio discs : 45-33 1/3 rpm, stereo ; 7-12 in.
10 audio discs : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Sound recordings relating to many aspects of the Sinclairs' careers, including participation in and organization of the White Panther Party and its offshoot, the Rainbow Peoples Party, the Rainbow Multi-Media Corporation, and the Human Rights Party; also materials concerning the narcotics and conspiracy trials of Sinclair and other White Panthers, as well as recordings of the Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festivals, the MC-5 and other rock groups and various music radio broadcasts.
Tapes also include performances of Sinclair poetry/jazz programs and radio programs on jazz that he produced and hosted.
John and Leni Sinclair were leaders of the counter-culture movement in Michigan, organizers of radical social, political, and cultural endeavors, primarily in the areas of music, poetry, graphic design, and community welfare projects.
Finding aid in the library.
Finding aid available via World Wide Web at URL: http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/f/findaid/findaid-idx?c=bhlead & idno=umich-bhl-850.
Forms part of Sinclair, John, 1941- John and Leni Sinclair papers, 1957-1999.