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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in three series.
The collection contains information on the Caribbean and Southeast Asia, as well as on the death penalty, refugees, AIUSA conferences, and AIUSA events, decision making, and planning. Materials consist of clippings, correspondence, meeting minutes, VHS tapes, audiocassettes, newsletters, photographs, AI Actions, and policy information and handbooks.
Using the Collection
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.
This collection is currently closed; all material restricted until further notice.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Amnesty International of the USA, Inc. Virginia Mattern Papers, 1978-2003; Box and Folder; Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
The papers were originally donated to the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the AIUSA collection. In 2006 the AIUSA collection was transferred to RBML.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Carolyn Smith in September 2014.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Virginia Mattern worked with AIUSA, primarily with the Caribbean Co-Group and the Southeast Asia Regional Action Network (RAN).