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Guide to the Center for Constitutional Rights Records TAM.589

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2596
special.collections@nyu.edu


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 01, 2022 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Nicole Greenhouse to reflect additional administrative information and added archived websites Edited by Rachel Mahre to reflect the digitization of audio materials  , February 2022 , September 2022

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Center for Constitutional Rights (New York, N.Y.)
Title: Center for Constitutional Rights Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1959-2010
Abstract: The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) is a non-profit legal advocacy organization based in New York City. The Center was initially established to provide legal services and financial support to lawyers representing civil rights movement activists in Mississippi, but has since broaded its focus to civil liberties and human rights activism and litigation more generally. This unprocessed collection of records created or collected by CCR consists of correspondence, political ephemera, newspaper clippings, websites, research files, and legal documents, including briefs, motions, and trial transcripts documenting the organization's legal advocacy.
Quantity: 240.5 Linear Feet in 234 record cartons and 13 manuscript boxes
Quantity: 6 websites in 6 archived websites.
Location: Materials in this collection are stored offsite and advance notice is required for their use. Please contact special.collections@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to visiting the library.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.589