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Guide to the P. Adem Carroll Papers
1964-2018 (bulk, 2000-2010)
 MS 3212

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Carroll, P. Adem (Paul Adem)
Title: P. Adem Carroll papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1964-2018 (Bulk 2000-2010)
Abstract: The collection consists of the professional and personal records of Paul Adem Carroll, a New York City-based Irish-American Muslim. Carroll's career tracks multiple decades of advocacy and activism on behalf of Muslims internationally and domestically, chief among which includes the detailed case files of some of the post-9/11 detainees and families for whom he provided legal and financial relief. Other subject areas include his founding and running of the Muslim Community Network (MCN), work with other New York City-area non-profits, various materials relating to Islam, and personal records.
Quantity: 11 Linear feet in 11 boxes (6 record cartons and 5 oversize cartons)
Quantity: 4.52 Gigabytes (10 files, including 8 WAV audio files that total approximately 2 hours in duration)
Location: Materials in this collection may be stored offsite. For more information on making arrangements to consult them, please visit
Language: The documents in the collection are primarily in English, but a sizable number of documents are also written or recorded in Arabic, French, or Urdu.
Call Phrase: MS 3212