Finding Aids Posted Online

Friday, October 5, 2012
New Finding Aids Posted Online
New Finding Aids Posted Online

Finding aids to the collections described below are now available through the Online Archive of California.

Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection, 1974–81
The Corporación Observatorio para la Paz addressed issues of peace, conflict, violence, democracy, security, and disarmament in Colombia. It collected these video recordings and photocopies of printed matter that relate to guerrilla movements in Colombia, particularly the Movimiento 19 de Abril.

Sergio Fernández papers, 1978–92
The memoirs, speeches and reports of this Chilean politician relate to political conditions in Chile, administration of the Chilean government, and the transition from military to civilian rule in Chile.

Saul Landau papers, 1968–2000
This collection relates to political conditions and revolutionary movements in Latin America. Created by Saul Landau, an American author and filmmaker, it includes interview transcripts, sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film.

NSZZ "Solidarność" records, 1980–91
The sound recordings of this Polish trade union and political movement capture sessions of the presidium of the Komisja Krajowa, the Krajowy Zjazd Delegatów, various regional congresses and local branches, various workers' self-management committees, and negotiations with government representatives. 

'Abd al-Karīm Surūsh lectures, 2001
These lectures by one of post-revolutionary Iran's most eminent religious intellectuals relate to political and philosophical aspects of Islam and were recorded on audiotape.

Max Koppelmann papers, undated
The memoirs and photographs of this Russian Jewish émigré in Germany concern the Jewish community in Russia, Germany and Palestine.

James Hayes papers, circa 1750–1998
Among his postings as a British civil servant, Hayes was deputy commissioner of labor in Hong Kong. An inventory to one part of his papers, which consists of Chinese deeds and contracts, is available.

Larry Jay Diamond clippings collection, 1978–2004
Larry Diamond, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, wrote Class, Ethnicity, and Democracy in Nigeria (1989). He collected this research material about conditions in Nigeria.