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Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Rena Margulis Papers, 1973-2000, bulk 1987-2000

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection documents AIUSA human rights activist Rena Margulis's work on the creation of the AIUSA Casework Manual and on many other issues.

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0001.33
Bib ID 11002627 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Margulis, Rena
Title Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Rena Margulis Papers, 1973-2000, bulk 1987-2000
Physical Description 7 linear feet (7 record cartons)
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

The papers are organized into three series.

Description

Summary

Materials include meeting minutes, correspondence, drafts, notes, case files, manuals, and policy materials.

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); Amnesty International of the USA, Inc. Rena Margulis Papers, 1973-2000; Box and Folder; Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.y.

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

This collection was processed by Carolyn Smith, archivist, and Rachel Dunphy, Barnard '16 in October 2014. Finding aid written by Carolyn Smith in August, 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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Abduction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International USA Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anti-racism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Capital punishment Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Congresses and conventions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fund raising Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights in art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights in mass media Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Margulis, Rena Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meetings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Membership campaigns Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political kidnapping Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Political prisoners Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychiatric ethics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Racism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strategic planning Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Rena Margulis was a member of the Board of Directors from 1995-1998 and worked on the creation of the AIUSA Casework Manual. The papers include material on board meetings, the creation of a Casework Manual, membership, and local groups.