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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

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Searcy

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 03, 2023 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 that audio materials are digitized and accessible to patrons Edited by Anna Björnsson McCormick to revise language regarding other inventories.   , February 2022 , September 2022  , May 2023

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 at least two business days prior to visiting the library.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.589