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These records of Livia Plaks' work with the Project on Ethnic Relations include reports, correspondence, clippings, and publications.

In this group, reports were moved to their own box. No order was imposed upon the other records in this series.


This series includes photographs of Project on Ethnic Relations events and trips.

The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.


This collection includes publications, correspondence, subject files and photographs created by Livia Plaks relating to the Project on Ethnic Relations.


The order in which these materials came to Princeton has been maintained.

Collection Creator Biography:

Plaks, Livia

Livia Plaks was a co-founder of the Princeton-based Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) and executive director. Plaks was a graduate of Douglas College (Rutgers University) and New York University, where she earned a Master's degree in Russian Literature. During her years with PER, she was a key player in mediating ethnic disputes in her native Romania, as well as in several other countries in Eastern and Southeastern Europe. She was awarded the Order of Merit by the president of Romania in recognition of her work.


These papers were a gift of Andrew Plaks in 2013. The accession numbers associated with this gift are ML.2013.007 and ML.2013.012.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were separated from this collection at the time of accessioning.

Processing Information:

This collection came as two separate accessions. A collection-level finding aid and file list were created in April 2013 for the first accession. Photographs, which came in May 2013, were removed from photo albums, housed in archival boxes, and described in the finding aid. This work was done by Maureen Callahan and Dennisse Calle '16.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and 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. For those few instances beyond fair use, any copyright vested in the donor has passed to Princeton University and researchers are free to move forward with use of materials without anything further from Mudd Library. For materials not created by the donor, where the copyright is not held by the University, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold the copyright and obtaining approval from them. In these instances, researchers do not need anything further from the Mudd Library to move forward with their use. 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.

Credit this material:

Livia Plaks Papers; Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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