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At a Glance
The papers are divided into nine series.
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
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); 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
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.
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.