Contents and Arrangement

Aden Batar, 2021

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The loss of their first born son in the early 1990s after the Somali Civil war broke out prompted Aden and his wife to leave Somalia, bringing them to Kenya before they later sought refuge in the United States and resettled in Utah. Aden, who now directs the same agency that helped them resettle, describes his mission to give back.

Collection History


Appraisal has been conducted in accordance with Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library guidelines.

Processing Information

2017 accession of programs processed by Annalise Berdini in 2018. 2018 accession of MLK, Jr. material processed by Phoebe Nobles in 2018. 2019 accessions of programs processed by Phoebe Nobles in 2019. Information about previous accessions and processing is unavailable. Finding aid updated by Phoebe Nobles in 2019.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The majority of this collection is available online however some oral histories are restricted. Please refer to individual oral histories for access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. For quotations that are fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. The Trustees of Princeton University hold copyright to all materials generated by Princeton University employees in the course of their work. If copyright is held by Princeton University, researchers will not need to obtain permission, complete any forms, or receive a letter to move forward with non-commercial use of materials from the Mudd Library. For materials where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. If you have a question about who owns the copyright for an item, you may request clarification by contacting us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Aden Batar; Office of the Dean of Religious Life and the Chapel Records, AC144, Princeton University Archives, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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