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At a Glance
This collection has been arranged into one series.
Scope and Contents
This collection documents the work of the AIUSA Africa Advocacy Program. It contains research, planning, and educational materials relating to human rights abuses in African countries. Many countries are represented, but there is some focus on Sierra Leone, Sudan, Angola, Ethiopia, and Uganda.
The materials include International Secretariat documents, reports, publications, trip reports, clippings, correspondence, and policy information. It also includes correspondence and reports by the program's director, Adotei Akwei. Many of the files are grouped by country.
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); Amnesty International of the USA, Inc. Africa Advocacy Program Records, 1998-2006; Box and Folder; Center for Human Rights Documentation and Research, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
Ownership and Custodial History
One box was originally donated to the University of Colorado Boulder as part of the AIUSA collection. In 2006 the AIUSA collection was transferred to RBML. An additional eight boxes were donated by Johanna Lee for Adotei Akwei in August, 2014.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
This collection was processed by Carolyn Smith in May and November 2017. Finding aid written by Carolyn Smith in September 2018.