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Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Louisa Coan Greve Papers, 1986-1997, bulk 1990-1997

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection documents the work of Lousia Coan Greve, an expert on human rights in China and a member of the AIUSA Board of Directors in the 1990s.

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0001.25
Bib ID 10927066 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Coan, Louisa
Title Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Louisa Coan Greve Papers, 1986-1997, bulk 1990-1997
Physical Description 10 linear feet (8 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access

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This collection is currently closed; all material restricted until further notice.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The papers are divided into nine series.

Description

Summary

The collection includes material from Board of Directors' meetings, Annual General Meetings (AGM), International Committee meetings, Regional Conferences, and other AIUSA meetings. There is also material related to the China Country Coordination Group (Co-Group) and the China Tibet Campaign of 1992. The papers include correspondence, country files, publications, and reports and information on budgets, finances, and campaigns.

Using the Collection

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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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); AIUSA Louisa Coan Papers, 1986-1997; 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 by Louisa Coan in 1997 and 1998 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

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Erik Sipila and Harvey N. Gardiner at the University of Colorado, circa 1998. Finding aid written by Carolyn Smith, June 2018.

Subject Headings

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Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Abduction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International USA Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Asylum, Right of Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Coan, Louisa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Congresses and conventions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gay rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights--Asia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights--China--Tibet Autonomous Region Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meetings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political activists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political prisoners Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Religious discrimination Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strategic planning Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Torture Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women's rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Louisa Coan Greve is an expert on human rights issues in China. She majored in Asian Studies at Cornell University, graduating in 1987, and then studied at the Johns Hopkins Univerity-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, China. Greve joined the AIUSA Board of Directors in 1994 and served as Treasurer to the Board of Directors from 1994-1995. Greve was also vice chair for the China Coordination Group of Amnesty International and worked with the group for eight years in the 1990s.