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Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Charlotte Goldberg Papers, 1972-1978

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection documents the work of AIUSA human rights activist Charlotte Goldberg and concerns human rights violations and prisoners of conscience in Chile, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, and Vietnam.

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0001.45
Bib ID 11002250 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Goldberg, Charlotte, 1936-
Title Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Charlotte Goldberg Papers, 1972-1978
Physical Description .21 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
Language(s) English .
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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in one series.

Description

Summary

The collection contains a small group of folders arranged by country, concerning Vietnam, Chile, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, and Vietnam, as well as one file on Imari A. Obadele. Materials include correspondence, clippings, and publications.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); AIUSA Charlotte Goldberg Papers, 1972-1978; 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

Processing Information

Processed by Carolyn Smith in 2014. Finding aid written by Carolyn Smith in July 2018.

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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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International USA Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chile Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Czechoslovakia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Germany (East) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Goldberg, Charlotte, 1936- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Obadele, Imari Abubakari Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political prisoners Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vietnam Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Charlotte Goldberg worked with AIUSA on human rights violations and prisoners of conscience cases in Chile, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Vietnam, and the US during the 1970s. Goldberg visited and corresponded with Imari A. Obadele, also known as Richard Henry, who was serving a 12-year term after being convicted of unlawful possession of a firearm and conspiracy. Obadele maintained that he was a political prisoner, targeted by the FBI's COINTELPRO operation. Goldberg is based in Massachusetts.