The Human Rights Archive is part of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Its mission is to identify, collect, and provide access to materials generated by organizations and individuals working within and having significant impact on the field of human rights. The archive is a key component of Duke University's commitment to social justice, social equality, and social responsibility.
The Human Rights Archive has acquired the papers of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, a scholar, writer and theologian who is widely recognized as one of the most influential religious leaders of the 20thcentury. For more detailed information please visit the Rubenstein's blog post on the Heschel papers.
The Selig Harrison Papers is a recent accession to the Center for International Policy Records. Selig Harrison, the director of the CIP’s Asia Project, has specialized in South Asia and East Asia for fifty years as a journalist and scholar.
The Human Rights Archive has received the records of National Coalition for Haitian Rights. This organization was dedicated to furthering the civil and international human rights of the Haitian community in the US and helping influence US policy over Haiti to support human rights.
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