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Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Africa Advocacy Program Records, 1998-2006, bulk 1998-2004

Summary Information

Abstract

This collection documents the AIUSA Africa Advocacy Program's work to study and address human rights violations in Africa.

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0001.32
Bib ID 11652142 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Amnesty International USA. Africa Advocacy Program
Title Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Africa Advocacy Program Records, 1998-2006, bulk 1998-2004
Physical Description 9 linear feet (9 record storage 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

This collection has been arranged into one series.

Description

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Carolyn Smith in May and November 2017. Finding aid written by Carolyn Smith in September 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"
Africa Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International USA Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Angola Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Capital punishment Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Children's rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ethiopia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Female circumcision Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genocide Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Genocide -- Sudan -- Darfur Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Intellectual freedom Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rape Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sierra Leone Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sudan Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Terrorism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Uganda Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women's rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID