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Guide to the Records of the Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York TAM.580

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 09, 2013 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Erika Gottfried for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description, and to reflect some shifting of materials within boxes.  , July 5, 2013

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York.
Title: Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1983-2003
Abstract: The Nicaragua Solidarity Network of Greater New York (1985-2002), and its member organizations worked to support the Sandinista Revolution and to protest U.S. support of the counter-revolutionary military movement, aka the Contras, who also killed civilian supporters of the revolution, targeting medical and educational personnel in particular. Some of the member organizations, like the NY-Nicaragua Construction Brigade, worked to help create infrastructure in Nicaragua. The collection holds the records of the NSN and its member organizations, most notably the NY-Nicaragua Construction Brigade, and includes newsletters, event notices, fundraising letters, correspondence, reports, membership and financial information, grant applications, and reference material about Nicaragua and related issues.
Quantity: 5.0 linear feet in 5 record cartons
Location note: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@library.nyu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in primarily in English, with some material in Spanish
Call Phrase: TAM.580