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Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Indexed Documents, 1978-2004, bulk 1984-1997

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: HR#0001.2
Bib ID 8960418 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Amnesty International. International Secretariat ; Amnesty International USA
Title Amnesty International of the USA Inc. Indexed Documents, 1978-2004, bulk 1984-1997
Physical Description 24 linear feet (24 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

Description

Summary

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.

Preferred Citation

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

Processing Information

Papers processed Carolyn Smith 02/2014.

Additional papers processed Carolyn Smith 04/2016.

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"
Amnesty International Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Amnesty International USA Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Human rights Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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