- Collection Overview
- Collection Description & Creator Information
- Access & Use
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Subseries 6A: Audiovisual Materials, 1978-2006
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
The Audiovisual Materials subseries contains audio and video recordings of news programs where an ACLU representative is a guest, programs produced by the ACLU to educate the public on their views, and recordings of ACLU conferences and events, such as their 75th anniversary celebration. Also included are interviews conducted by the Public Education Department of ACLU staff members in 1997, photographs of Executive Director Ira Glasser, and slides from a talk given by Bill Olds about the ACLU.
This series is a continuation of American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, Audiovisual Materials Series, 1920-1995.
The boxes are arranged alphabetically by document type.
No materials were separated from this series during processing.
These papers were processed with the generous support of the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and the John Foster and Janet Avery Dulles Fund.
- Processing Information
This collection was processed by Adriane Hanson in 2010-2012 with the assistance of Special Collections Assistant David Gillespie and student assistants Brandon Joseph and Emma Watt. Finding aid written by Adriane Hanson in March 2012.
Access & Use
- Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.
- Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Subseries 6A contains audio and video tapes. Access to this material follows the Mudd Manuscript Library Policy on Access to Audiovisual Collections.
- Credit this material:
Subseries 6A: Audiovisual Materials; American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 3, Printed and Audiovisual Materials Series, MC001-03-06, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library65 Olden StreetPrinceton, NJ 08540, USA
- Storage Note:
- Mudd Manuscript Library (mudd): Box 4538-4552
- Existence and Location of Copies
American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 1, The Roger Baldwin Years is available on microfilm.
Public records of the ACLU from 1917 to 1989, from American Civil Liberties Union Records: Subgroup 2, have been microfilmed by the Microfilming Corporation of America (MCA) and University Microfilms International (UMI). These records include minutes of the board of directors, mailings to the board of directors, biennial conference papers, policy guides, the national legal docket, organization manuals, constitution and bylaws, legal briefs, and publications.
- Other Finding Aids
This finding aid describes a portion of the American Civil Liberties Union Records held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library. For an overview of the entire collection, instructions on searching the collection and requesting materials, and other information, please see the Guide to the American Civil Liberties Union Records.
Historical sketch based on In Defense of American Liberties: A History of the ACLU by Samuel Walker. See also Samuel Walker's The American Civil Liberties Union: An Annotated Bibliography .
- American civil liberties union