18 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Human rights.

  1. Philip C. Jessup papers, 1574-1983

    120,000 items. 394 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified. 157.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Jurist, diplomat, and educator. Family and general correspondence, reports and memoranda, speeches and writings, subject files, legal papers, newspaper clippings and other papers pertaining chiefly to Jessup's work with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Institute of Pacific Relations, United States Department of State, United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, and International Court of Justice. Includes material relating to his World War I service in Spartanburg, S.C., and in France; and to charges made against him by Senator Joseph McCarthy and postwar loyalty and security investigations. Also includes papers of his wife, Lois Walcott Kellogg Jessup, relating to her work for the American Friends Service Committee, United States Children's Bureau, and United Nations, her travels to Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East, and to her writings.

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  2. Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986

    30,000 items. 88 containers plus 6 oversize. 38.8 linear feet. 7 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Poet and biographer. Part I contains correspondence, diaries, appointment books, drafts, notes and notebooks, typescripts, proofs, production material, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Rukeyser's literary contributions in the fields of biography, poetry, and translation, her public speeches and classroom lectures, and her commitment to social protest in support of human rights. Part II supplements the material in Part I and includes holograph drafts and typescripts, outlines, notes and notebooks, trial lines, research material, and other items relating to Rukeyser's poetry and writings, in particular The Orgy, The Speed of Darkness, The Traces of Thomas Hariot, and her translations of Gunnar Ekelöf, Selected Poems of Gunnar Ekelöf, and Octavio Paz, Selected Poems of Octavio Paz.

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  3. Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    1,306,400 items. 3,734 containers plus 10 oversize and 3 classified. 1,490 linear feet. 1,021 microfilm reels. 275 digital files (534.8MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

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  4. National Council of Jewish Women. Washington, D.C., Office records, 1924-2018

    239,200 items. 627 containers plus 1 oversize. 261 linear feet. 261 digital files (4.80 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Liaison office between the National Council of Jewish Women and the United States Congress and government agencies. Correspondence, minutes, reports, legislation, speeches, testimony, photographs, and printed matter related to various social justice causes in both physical and digital formats. Materials in digital format also include video advertisements and programs.

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  5. National Council of Jewish Women records, 1893-2019

    48,000 items. 216 containers. 91.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Organized in 1893 as the Council of Jewish Women with the primary goals of social reform and the promotion of Judaism among women; name changed in 1923 to the National Council of Jewish Women. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, transcripts of proceedings, reports, reference material, official publications, printed matter, and other records chiefly documenting the organization's activities.

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  6. Charles Habib Malik papers, 1888-1994

    112,800 items. 282 containers plus 1 classified and 1 oversize. 114.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lebanese diplomat, statesman, philosopher, and educator. Correspondence, subject files, speeches, writings, and other papers documenting Malik's teaching career at the American University of Beirut and public service as Lebanese minister to the United States, as Lebanese delegate to the United Nations and president of its General Assembly, and as Lebanon's foreign minister during a period of civil and political strife.

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  7. Benjamin V. Cohen papers, 1902-1983

    9,850 items. 29 containers plus 8 classified. 14.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer and statesman. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notes, reports, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to Cohen's career in public service and as a private counselor.

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  8. Jack Kemp papers, 1924-2009

    118,500 items. 395 containers plus 1 classified and 19 oversize. 163.6 linear feet. 73 digital files (2.85MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    United States cabinet officer, United States representative from New York, and football player. Chiefly correspondence, memoranda, speeches, statements, writings, legislative files, subject files, appointment books, scheduling files, press releases, newsletters, printed matter, clippings, and photographs documenting Kemp's career as a professional athlete and as a public official.

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  9. Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-2007

    347,000 items. 998 containers plus 1 classified. 399.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Newspaper columnist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts, research files for books, notebooks and notes, articles and columns by Lewis, reports, speeches, newsletters, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily Lewis’s professional activities.

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  10. W. Beverly Carter papers, 1924-1997

    3,600 items. 8 containers plus 2 oversize plus 2 classified and 1 top secret. 3.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat. Correspondence, news clippings, and photographs relating primarily to the various positions held by Carter during his tenure with the Department of State.

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