Collection Development -- Human Rights Collection
The Human Rights Collection covers a wide range of subjects. The most significant collections within this area include the Thomas J. Dodd Papers pertaining to the Holocaust and Nuremberg Trial, the library of Human Rights Internet, and materials relevant to the African National Congress and the South African anti-apartheid movement. Other collections include materials regarding Asian Americans, refugees from Central America, Soviet prison camps, and the work of non-governmental organizations in conflict societies.
Archives & Special Collections collects:
- The records of human rights organizations based in the United States
- The papers of American participants in international tribunals
- Human rights photojournalism collections, including photography and the personal papers of human rights photographers and photojournalists
- Documentation of contemporary conflicts
- Materials which document economic rights issues
- Personal papers of refugees in Connecticut and New England
- Human rights artists books, particularly artists' responses to terrorism, war, and genocide
When possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide assistance to endangered human rights archival collections.
For inquiries about the collection or possible donations please contact the curator, betsy Pittman or (860) 486-4507.
This page is maintained by B. Pittman