Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Guantanamo Public Memory Project Records 1960-2013, 1960-2013

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0018
Bib ID 10994385 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Guantanamo Public Memory Project
Title Guantanamo Public Memory Project Records 1960-2013, 1960-2013
Physical Description .5 linear feet (1 document box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Material is arranged into two series.



The Guantanamo Public Memory Project records contain original mateiral (and copies of original material) related to life and work at the United States Naval Base and Detention Center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and material documnenting the Guantanamo Public Memory Project's creation of a travelling exhibition using this mateiral.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

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); Name of Collection; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Guantanamo Public Memory Project.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed ceh 10/28/2014.

Revision Description

2014-11-14 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Detention of persons -- Cuba -- Guantánamo Bay Naval Base Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prisoners of war -- Government policy -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Guantanamo Public Memory Project is a project that seeks to build public awareness of the long history of the US naval station at Guantanamo, Bay, Cuba, and foster dialogue on the future of this place and the policies it shapes. The project, steered by Columbia University's Institute for the Stude of Human Rights, created a travelling exhibition about Guantanamo, including primary sources, both original and copies, about different aspects of living and working at the base.