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Guide to the Marty Rosenbluth papers, 1980-2006 and undated

Abstract

Marty Rosenbluth was Amnesty International's area specialist for Israel/Occupied Territories in the 1980s. He is also an independent documentary film-maker. The Marty Rosenbluth papers include publications, reports, case studies, press-releases, mailings, communications, leaflets, audiovisual recordings, and ephemera created by Palestinian and Israeli human rights groups. These groups include Al-Haq (Law in the Service of Man), Badil, B’Tselem, Hamoked (Center for the Defense of the Individual), Public Committee Against Torture in Israel, The West Bank Data Base Project, and Alternative Information Center. The papers also feature materials from Palestinian trade unions and United States-based solidarity groups, as well as unofficial, locally published first-person reports of events and conditions in the Occupied Territories.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Marty Rosenbluth papers
Creator
Rosenbluth, Marty
Extent
12.0 linear feet, 12,000 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
Material in English, Arabic, Hebrew

Collection Overview

The Marty Rosenbluth papers include publications, reports, case studies, press-releases, mailings, communications, leaflets, audiovisual recordings, and ephemera created by Palestinian and Israeli human rights groups. These groups include Al-Haq (Law in the Service of Man), Badil, B’Tselem, Hamoked (Center for the Defense of the Individual), Public Committee Against Torture in Israel, The West Bank Data Base Project, and Alternative Information Center. The papers also feature materials from Palestinian trade unions and United States-based solidarity groups, as well as unofficial, locally published first-person reports of events and conditions in the Occupied Territories.

Administrative Information

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Collection is open for research.

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Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Use of these materials may require production of listening or viewing copies.

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Contents of the Collection

B'Tselem Series, 1990-2005

[Oversized items removed to Box 11.]

Printed material, 1990-2005
(1-7 of 11 folders)
Box 1
Printed material, 1990-2005
(8-11 of 11 folders)
Box 2
Human rights reports, 1994-2004
Box 2
Miscellaneous reports, 1995-2005
(3 folders)
Box 2

Palestine Human Rights Organizations Series, 1983-2003

[Oversized items removed to Oversize Folder OF-1 and Box 11.]

Adalah the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, 1998-2002
Box 3
Badil, 2000-2001
(2 folders)
Box 3
Birzeit University, 1983-1989
Box 3
Gaza Community Mental Health Programme, 1993-1994
Box 3
International Center for Peace in the Middle East, 1983,1985
(2 folders)
Box 3
The Jerusalem Media and Communication Centre, 1989-1996
Box 3
LAW - the Palestine Society for the Protection of Human Rights and the Environment, 1997,1999
Box 3
Palestine Human Rights Information Center, 1991-1994
Box 4
Palestine human rights publications, 1985-2003
(2 folders)
Box 4
Palestine human rights publications by individuals, 1989
Box 4
Palestine human rights, academic journals, 1995
Box 4
Palestine human rights, various communications, 1984-1997 and undated
Box 4
The Palestinian Human Rights Monitoring Group, 1998
Box 4
Public Committee Against Torture in Israel, 1999-2002
(2 folders)
Box 4

Al-Haq Series, 1980-2003

[Oversized items removed to Oversize Folder OF-2.]

Printed material, 1980-2003
(7 folders)
Box 5
"Human Rights Focus," 1991-1992
Box 5
Various publications, 1994, 2003 and undated
Box 6
Newsletters, press releases, 1984-1988 and undated
(2 folders)
Box 6
Printed material, 1997-2006
(3 folders)
Box 6
Annual report, 2000
Box 6
Printed material, 1983-1990
(2 folders)
Box 6
Miscellaneous publications, 1988, 1994, 1997
Box 7
"New from Within," 1986-1998
(3 folders)
Box 7
"The Other Front," 1988-1992
Box 7
Center for Policy Analysis on Palestine, 1994-1997
Box 7
Committee to Protect Journalists, 1988, 1996
Box 7
Middle East peace groups, 1984-1997, and undated
Box 7
Miscellaneous communications and mailings, 1986, 1999, and undated
Box 7
Miscellaneous fliers and pamphlets, 1996 and undated
Box 7
Miscellaneous publications, 1974-2003
(3 folders)
Box 8
North American Coordinating Committee for NGOs on the Question of Palestine, 1996-1998
Box 8
Palestine and the U.N., 1997-1999, 2002
Box 8
Physicians for Human Rights, 1996-1997
Box 8
Tour and trip reports, 1983, 1996
Box 8
United Nations - Division for Palestinian Rights, 1995-1998
Box 8

Research Files Series, 1970-2003 and undated

[Oversized items removed to OF-1.]

AFL-CIO and foreign policy, 1983
Box 8
Council of Jewish Communities in Judea, Samara, and Gaza, 1985, 1990-1992
Box 8
Israel Defense Forces - orders files, 1982-1989
Box 8
Israel Defense Forces - prosecution files, 1987-1988
Box 8
Israel foreign policy, 1984, undated
Box 8
Israel - tourism, 1997
Box 8
Israeli militarism, 1982
Box 8
Jewish student activism, 1979, 1982
Box 8
Labor party and Arabs, 1982
Box 9
Labor - pro-Israeli, 1988,1989,1992,undated
Box 9
Labor rights - Generalized System of Preferences, 1988-1990, and undated
(2 folders)
Box 9
Land, agriculture, settlements, 1978-1995
Box 9
Lands and settlements, 1980-1991
(2 folders)
Box 9
Lands and settlements - real estate brochures, 1991, undated
Box 9
Lands and settlements - water, 1986, 1987, undated
Box 9
Left-wing publications and propaganda, 1970, 1983, 1993, undated
Box 9
Palestine solidarity movement, 1984
Box 9
Palestine trade and labor unions, 1988 and undated
Box 9
PLO - Central Election Commission, 1996
Box 9
PLO publications, 1989-1997
Box 9
Progressive Student Network, 1981-1982
Box 9
Pro-Israeli Christians, 1996-1997
Box 9
Pro-Israeli publications, 1975-1983, undated
Box 9
Research notes - justice system and taxation, undated
Box 9
State of Israel - government publications, 1973, 1988-2003
Box 9

Audiovisual Materials Series, 2006 and undated

[Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Use of these materials may require production of listening or viewing copies. Please contact a reference archivist before coming to use this collection.]

16 videocassettes, 4 DVDs, 1 CD-ROM, and 1 audiocassette on social conditions and other issues surrounding Israel and Palestine.
Box 10

Oversize Materials, 1982-2006 and undated

2 oversize folders, 1 flat box
Publications from B'Tselem, Palestinian human rights organizations, and foreign-based solidarity groups, 1983-2006
(3 oversize folders)
Box 11
Two maps of occupation and dislocation of Palestinian settlements, map and welcome brochure for Russian emigres, 1982, 2000, 1989
Box 11
Folder OF-1
Al-Haq political poster, 2004
Box 11
Folder OF-2
Posters concerning human rights in the Israel/Palestine conflict, political movements in Latin America, and film screenings and film festivals related to human rights, 1977-1997 and undated
Box 11
Folder OF-3
Larger posters concerning human rights in the Israel/Palestine conflict, 1999 and undated
Box 11
Folder OF-4
Newspapers quoting Rosenbluth, 1982-2006
Box 11
Folder OF-5-6

Historical Note

Marty Rosenbluth was Amnesty International's area specialist for Israel/Occupied Territories in the 1980s. He is also an independent documentary film-maker.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Marty Rosenbluth papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Marty Rosenbluth papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in December 2006.

Processing Information

Processed by Patrick Stawski, August 2007

Encoded by Patrick Stawski, August 2007

Updated by Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, June 2014

Accession 2006-0131 is described in this finding aid