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Guide to the George Carter Collection of AIDS Research MSS.560

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Creator: Carter, George
Title: George Carter Collection of AIDS Research
Dates [inclusive]: 1984-2015
Abstract: George Carter is an activist and researcher of HIV and AIDS prevention and treatments. Carter joined ACT UP/New York in 1989 and as part of the Treatment and Data Committee helped release the "AIDS Chart" which provided information on the latest drugs and information available to fight AIDS and related infections, including information on alternative and complementary treatments. Carter served as the director for DAAIR (Direct Access Alternative Information Resources), a not-for-profit buyers club for alternative treatments. He founded the Foundation for Integrative AIDS Research (FIAR), a not-for-profit organization that focuses on prevention and treatment of HIV, AIDS, and chronic hepatitis and supports clinical trials of herbal and nutritional treatments. The materials in this collection include research articles on opportunistic infections and alternative treatments from FIAR, ACT UP administrative and program files, and various drafts of Carter's research and writings.
Quantity: 34 linear feet in 32 record cartons and 4 manuscript boxes
Quantity: 4.7 Gigabytes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: MSS.560