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At a Glance
Materials include indexed documents and reports created by Amnesty International.
This collection contains incomplete runs of IS indexed documents that were kept by various AIUSA chapters and individuals.
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. Indexed Documents, 1978-2004; 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. Indexed documents were removed from several collections to form the Amnesty International of the USA, Inc. Indexed Documents collection.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Papers processed Carolyn Smith 02/2014.
Additional papers processed Carolyn Smith 04/2016.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
The Amnesty International--International Secretariat (IS) is the governing body of Amnesty International and is located in London. The IS produces and distributes documents to AI branches around the world. Each document is given a unique index number for easy identification and filing. This collection contains indexed documents covering many of the organization's actions and concerns. A guide to the indexing system can be found at: http://www.iisg.nl/archives/docs/doc200397.pdf