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National Coalition for Haitian Rights records, 1964-2020, bulk 1982-2004

95 Linear Feet (219 boxes)
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The National Coalition for Haitian Rights (NCHR) operated between 1982 and 2006, advocating for the rights of Haitians in the United States, Haiti, and the Caribbean. The NCHR records contain the organization's administrative records, program and project files, legal files, extensive subject files, as well as a large collection of print materials.
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Anthony B. Atkinson papers, 1944-2021, bulk dates 1967-2017

125 Linear Feet (108 record cartons, 12 flat boxes, and one electronic records box.) 10.0 Gigabytes (One set.)
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Anthony Atkinson (1944-2017) was Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics and Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford University. This collection primarily documents his professional life through his research, writings, professional activities, correspondence, and teaching. It was acquired as part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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J. Walter Thompson Company. Iconographic collection, 1848-2005 and undated

90 Linear Feet 30,000 Items
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Founded in 1864, the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT) is one of the oldest and largest enduring advertising agencies in the United States. The Iconographic Collection spans the years 1848-2005 with the bulk of materials dating between 1940 and 1985, and includes black-and-white and color photographs, negatives, slides, contact sheets, photograph albums, and microfiche. It is an artificial collection created to document the facilities, key events, advertising highlights and corporate culture of the J. Walter Thompson Company (JWT). Domestic and international offices are included, with the New York, Chicago and London offices being the most heavily represented. Key executives include James Walter Thompson, Stanley and Helen Landsdowne Resor, Don Johnston, Dan Seymour, Norm Strouse, and E.G. Wilson. Client advertising includes Ford, Kodak, Chesebrough-Pond's, Lever Brothers (Unilever), and Warner-Lambert. Notable photographers whose work appears in the collection include Fabian Bachrach, Ralph Bartholomew, Cecil Beaton, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Philippe Halsman, Horst P. Horst, George Hurrell, Yousuf Karsh, Baron Adolf de Meyer, Bill Ray, Jean Raeburn, Edward Steichen, Thomas Veres, Brett Weston and Dorothy Wilding. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Terry Sanford papers, 1926-1996

228.6 Linear Feet 130,000 Items
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The Terry Sanford Papers document Sanford's career as a United States Senator from North Carolina from 1986 to 1992. The collection contains papers dated from 1926-1992, with the bulk of the material dated between 1986 and 1992. His senatorial campaigns, views on issues, interactions with constituents, and activities in committees of which he was a member are documented throughout the collection. Sanford served on the following U. S. Senate committees: Select Committee on Ethics (Chair); Special Committee on Aging; Budget; Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, including the Subcommittee on International Finance and Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Securities; and Foreign Relations, including Subcommittee on Near Eastern and South Asian Affairs (Chair), Subcommittee on African Affairs, and Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere and Peace Corps Affairs.

Consumer Reports. Florence Mason papers, 1957-1982 and undated

12.0 Linear Feet
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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936. Florence Mason served as Librarian and Assistant to the Director at Consumers Union and correspondent to the United Nations for the International Organization of Consumers' Unions' (now Consumers International). The Florence Mason papers include correspondence, meeting minutes and notes, newsletters and periodicals, reports and other printed materials that primarily document Mason's work with the International Organization of Consumers Unions (IOCU). Topics addressed include consumer protection and education, food issues, economic development, humanitarian assistance, as well as issues relating to women in rural and developing areas. Several files relate to correspondence with Colston Warne, Director of Consumers Union. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Bonnie Lee Black papers, 1931-2022

43.25 Linear Feet
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Bonnie Lee Black is a writer, editor, writing teacher, and chef who has worked both domestically and internationally. The collection centers primarily on her work as a writer, as a member of the Peace Corps in Gabon, as a professor in New Mexico, and as the creator of an economic development project in Mali aimed at teaching local seamstresses the art of patchwork quilt-making. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.
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Writings and professional materials, 1977-2016

Meredith Tax papers, 1956-2016

215 Linear Feet (224 boxes, 1 volume)
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Meredith Tax (1942-2022) was a feminist writer and organizer whose activism began in the 1960s. Collection includes many files documenting Tax's feminist activism and her role in founding feminist organizations; drafts and manuscripts of her writings, music, and art; personal and professional correspondence; research materials; and subject files. Organizations represented in this collection include Bread and Roses; Women's WORLD; CARASA (Committee for Abortion Rights and Against Sterilization Abuse); PEN American Center Women's Committee; and the International PEN Women's Writers Committee, as well as other organizations. There are also audiocassettes, VHS tapes, and optical media containing Tax's research interviews as well as interviews with Tax. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Juan E. Méndez papers, 1980-2017

13 Linear Feet 15.4 Gigabytes
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Juan E. Méndez is a lawyer and human rights activist who is the former president of the International Center for Transitional Justice. This collection contains a portion of his writings, conference materials, subject and research files, and materials documenting his work with ICTJ and the United Nations, where he served as the Special Rapporteur on Torture and the Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide.
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Consumer Reports. Rhoda Karpatkin papers, 1935-2010

50.0 Linear Feet
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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936. Rhoda Karpatkin is a lawyer and consumer advocate who served as Director of Consumers Union from 1974 until her retirement in 2001. The collection includes clippings; correspondence and memoranda; corporate and financial audits and reports; legal and legislative documents; meeting agendas and minutes; newsletters, pamphlets and other publications; photographs; press releases; speeches; texts of articles and other printed materials that document Karpatkins career with Consumers Union as well as her involvement with the international consumer movement. Topics include the Bhopal gas disaster; communism and the anti-communist movement during the Cold War; consumer protection; drug export controls; economic and human rights; environmental justice and policy protections; history of Consumers Union; sustainable consumption; tobacco use and passive health hazards; and transnationalism and international businesses. Individuals represented in the collection include Colston Warne, Eileen Nic, Esther Peterson, James Guest, Madeline Ross, Manubhai Shah, Michel van Hulten, and Ralph Nader. Organizations represented include the Administrative Conference of the United States, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Consumer Reports Books, Consumers Union Foundation, Consumers' Association of Canada, International Organization of Consumers' Unions (now Consumers International), Media and Consumer Foundation, and the United Nations. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) records, 1918-2020, bulk 1970-2020

221 Linear Feet (155 boxes; 3 oversize folders) 2700 Gigabytes
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The International Center for Transitional Justice (ICTJ) is a non-profit organization that assists countries in pursuing accountability for mass atrocities and human rights abuses. Its records span the years 1918 to 2020, with the bulk of the materials dating from the 1970s-2020. Materials include ICTJ office and administrative files, program and conference records, annual reports, legal journals, human rights organization publications, reports and white papers, newspapers, subject files, teaching materials, trial transcripts, and posters and ephemera. There are many audiovisual and digital records. Groups and governing bodies represented in the materials include ICTJ, Amnesty International, United Nations organizations and missions, the European Union, the Washington Office on Latin America, the World Bank, Minority Rights Group International, criminal courts, truth commissions, and many others. Administrative files include the papers of former ICTJ Presidents and other staff files, including Juan E. Mendez, Priscilla Hayner, Louis Bickford, Alex Boraine, Ian Martin, Lisa Magarrell, and Marieke Wierda -- as well as institutional memory files that document the narrative of the creation and work of ICTJ. Acquired as part of the Human Rights Archive at Duke University.
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Southeast Women's Employment Coalition records, 1868-1991, bulk 1981-1990

103.5 Linear Feet 62,100 items
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The Southeast Women's Employment Coalition Records (SWEC) span the period 1868 to 1991 with the bulk dating from 1981 to 1990. The multiracial, regional organization was founded chiefly to expand employment opportunities for women in the rural South. Correspondence, financial records, reports, printed material, personnel files, photographs, audiovisual material, writings, meeting minutes, and conference papers comprise the majority of the collection. Well documented are the Southeast Women's Employment Coalition's efforts: to provide leadership training for women; to encourage women to apply for nontraditional jobs, for example through its Women's Opportunity in Road Construction (WORC) Project; to promote women's employment in the tourism industry; to evaluate economic, social and political trends affecting women in the South such as child care, comparable worth, and nontraditional jobs for women; and to establish ties with other organizations seeking to improve women's economic status. Administrative concerns relating to the Southeast Women's Employment Coalition, including personnel, financial, and organizational issues are also well described. Represented extensively are their efforts to raise money from private foundations and businesses. Organizations highlighted in the collection include Public Affairs Research and Communications, Inc. and the Women's Technical Assistance Project. In general, information concerning these topics and organizations is scattered throughout the collection.

Florence Tate papers, 1960-2006

4 Linear Feet
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Florence Tate (1931-2014) was a civil rights and pan-African activist based in Washington, DC. Involved in activism in support of Angolan independence, she later worked in support of the UNITA faction in the Angolan Civil War. In the United States, she worked as a press secretary for the first mayoral administration of Marion Barry and subsequently for the 1984 presidential campaign of Jesse Jackson.
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Writings, 1966-2003 Box 1

Henry David papers, 1943-2022, bulk 1970s-1990s

140 Linear Feet (166 boxes)
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Henry Philip David (1923-2009) was a pioneering researcher in the field of reproductive behavior and public policy and is known for his longitudinal studies on the psychological aspects of abortion, as well as his extensive international collaboration and research. He founded the Transnational Family Research Institute in Bethesda, M.D., in 1972. Collection includes materials documenting David's professional life and research, as well as his work with the Transnational Family Research Institute and coordinating the Psychosocial Workshops.
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Bobbye S. Ortiz papers, 1919-1993 and undated, bulk 1950-1990

30.4 Linear Feet 12,430 Items
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Bobbye Ortiz was a social activist and Marxist feminist. The collection consists chiefly of personal correspondence; extensive subject files on international political and cultural movements; photographs and slides; ephemeral publication material such as grassroots newsletters, pamphlets, broadsides, and clippings; cultural artifacts, including buttons and T-shirts; and over 300 sound recordings of spoken voice and music (see separate catalog record for sound recordings). The collection documents the personal life and career of an international feminist, Marxist activist, and mother, who also served as editor of the magazine Monthly Review and was the founder of the organization WIRE (Women's International Resource Exchange). English.

Social Democrats, USA records, 1937-1994, bulk 1970-1994

101.9 Linear Feet 60,551 Items
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This collection (20,700 items, 35.5 linear feet, 1937-1984, bulk 1970-1984) includes office files and correspondence, and records from various organizations, such as the Young Social Democrats and the Youth Institute for Peace in the Middle East. Of note are some materials on prominent socialists, including Eugene Debs, Norman Thomas, and Carl Gershman. There are also important periodicals and special publications from 1937-1968 documenting American labor history, the Jim Crow Era, and civil rights issues in the 1960s. (96-104)

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Cookie Teer papers, 1971-2000, bulk 1983-1997

31.2 Linear Feet
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Cookie Teer (Dorothy Foster Teer, 1941- ) is a radical feminist, activist, and speaker from Durham, North Carolina. The papers date chiefly from 1983-1997, providing in-depth documentation of the social, cultural, and political debates over pornography in the United States in the 1980s and 1990s, with materials from both proponents and opponents of anti-pornography, as well as detailed documentation of the pornography industry, and transcripts from hearings organized by the Attorney General's Commission on Pornography, and other legislative activities. Other material relates to feminist activists, including Nikki Craft, Catherine MacKinnon, and Andrea Dworkin. Teer's extensive subject files also contain clippings, correspondence, interviews, and other materials pertaining to women's rights, feminists, feminist organizations and events, and social issues related to women and children such as rape, pornography, incest, prostitution, domestic violence, child custody, and child abuse. Other materials relate to her ownership of the Southern Sisters bookstore (Durham, N.C.), such as promotional materials, newsletters, events fliers, and calendars. Acquired as part of the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture at Duke University.
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Consumer Reports. Film and Broadcast records, 1879-2003, bulk 1973-1998

7.0 Linear Feet
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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936. The Film Division and Television Department produced educational films and television programming on a range of topics relating to consumer advice and protection, including household appliances, personal finance, food, health, and safety hazards. Collection includes clippings, contracts, correspondence, press releases, reports, scripts and other printed materials. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Consumer Reports. Marketing and Circulation records, 1936-2007

18.0 Linear Feet
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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936 as Consumers Union. Marketing and Circulation records include budget reports, clippings, correspondence, mailings, planning and research reports and other printed materials that document Consumers Union's efforts to promote its publications primarily through direct-to-consumer advertising, subscription, and subscription renewal campaigns. Correspondents include Consumers Union executives such as Colston Warne, Jonathan Leff, Sidney Shainwald, and Walker Sandbach; as well as consultants, periodical distribution firms, and subscription service providers. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Consumer Reports Archives records, 1924-2015 and undated

15.0 Linear Feet
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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936. The Consumer Reports Archive was first established in 1972 as the Center for the Study of Consumer Movements. Collection includes correspondence, forms, photographs, policy and procedure statements and other printed materials that pertain to the operation support activities of the Consumer Union Archives. Included are files relating to archival administration and records management for the organization, reference requests and reference files relating to exhibit planning, Consumers Union and consumer movement history, and photocopied materials for individual research requests on various subjects. Organization resources include staff biographies; collection finding aids, indexes, and inventories; card and microfiche files. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Thomas Mayer papers, 1953-2014

2.0 Linear Feet (Four boxes.)
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Thomas Mayer (1927-2015) was a professor emeritus of economics at the University of California, Davis. This collection documents his professional life through his correspondence and writings. It was acquired as part of the Economists' Papers Archive.
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Writings by Others, 1957-2003

Writings, 1953-2013