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At a Glance
This collection has been arranged into two series.
More than half of the collection documents work on the abolition of the death penalty. It also includes information on torture, prisoners of conscience, regional and national conferences, and other subjects. Materials include reports, articles, correspondence, research material, newsletters, mailings, conference materials, publications, meeting minutes, and campaign information.
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 Terry McCaffrey Papers, 1970-2007; Box and Folder; Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
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. A second accession was sent to RBML by Terry McCaffrey in October 2007, and additional boxes were sent by Boulder in 2008.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
An accession of five boxes was surveyed by Catherine C. Ricciardi in 2007. The collection was processed by Carolyn Smith in 2014.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Terry McCaffrey has been involved with Amnesty International since 1978 and served as an Area Coordinator in California, and as the Western Region Death Penalty Abolition Coordinator. He also worked with Faith in Action and Virginians Against State Killing (VASK).