The Benson Latin American Collection

Human Rights Documentation Exchange (HRDE) Records

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator Human Rights Documentation Exchange
Creator Documentation Exchange (Organization)
Title Human Rights Documentation Exchange Records
Dates: ca. 1980s-1990s
Abstract Documents collected and distributed by the Austin-based Human Rights Documentation Exchange include Amnesty International Urgent Action Reports, documentation from Canada's Documentation, Information, and Research Branch, from the United Nations, and FBIS from the U.S. Government.
Accession No. 2015-31
OCLC Record No.
Extent 36 linear feet
Language Spanish and English
Repository Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

[Brief history of the Human Rights Documentation Exchange is forthcoming]


Scope and Contents Note

Documents collected and distributed by the Austin-based Human Rights Documentation Exchange include Amnesty International Urgent Action Reports, documentation from Canada's Documentation, Information, and Research Branch, from the United Nations, and FBIS from the U.S. Government.

The collection is unprocessed, but a general, preliminary, unedited box list is available with folders organized alphabetically by country name. The collection is accessible in the Benson Collection's Rare Books and Manuscripts reading room.


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted. Note that the collection is unprocessed, so access is difficult due to a lack of inventory information

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.


Index Terms

The Human Rights Documentation Exchange Records are classified under the following Subject Headings:
Amnesty International
Documentation, Information and Research Branch
United Nations
Human Rights Documentation Exchange -- Archives
Documentation Exchange (Organization) -- Archives

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Human Rights Documentation Exchange Records, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.


Box and Folder Inventory

 

Amnesty International Urgent Action Alerts

Materials are arranged alphabetically by country name.
Americas (AMR):
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1 Argentina - Cuba
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2 Dominican Republic - Peru
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3 St. Lucia - Venezuela
Central America (CA):
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3 Belize - El Salvador
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4 Guatemala - Panama
Africa (AFR):
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5 Angola - Ethiopia
box
6 Gabon - Somalia
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7 South Africa - Zimbabwe
Asia (ASIA):
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7 Afganistan - Cambodia
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8 Cambodia - Indonesia
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9 Indonesia - Nepal
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10 North Korea - Sri Lanka
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11 Taiwan - Vietnam
Europe (EUR):
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11 Albania - Moldova
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12 Poland - United Kingdom
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13 Uzbekistan - Yugoslavia
Middle East (MDE):
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13 Algeria - Israel
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14 Isreal - Yemen
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15 Rwanda Clippings
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16 Amnesty International, Various



 

Documentation, Information and Research Branch (DIRB), Canada

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16 Afganistan - CIS, Baltic States, and Georgia
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17 Colombia - Mexico
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18 Moldova - Turkey
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19 Ukraine - Zaire



 

United Nations (UN)

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19 Afganistan - El Salvador
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20 El Salvador - Sri Lanka
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21 Sudan - Vietnam



 

HRDE

Theme Packet Clearinghouse (TPC)
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22-23 Guatemala
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25-26 El Salvador
Note: There is no box 24 for El Salvador
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26 Honduras
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27-28 Guatemala Post Peace Accords
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29 Guatemala Post Peace Accords / El Salvador / Mexico



 

Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)

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30 AR 1-500, RA 900-2667
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31 AR 500-1647, GC 1-408, CR 1-326
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32 RA 1-900, Victims List LI 129-143
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33 Victims List LI 1-128



 

Collected Publications

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34 Various Collected Publications, mostly Central America