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Guide to the Amy Biehl Collection
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Description
Collection includes a copy of her honors thesis "Chester Crocker and the Negotiations for Namibian Independence: The Role of the Individual in Recent American Foreign Policy," 1989, and her paper "Observations on Namibian Independence," 1989, with a cover letter to Jackson from Biehl; clippings and press releases on her death; materials from her memorial service at Stanford, including text of remarks by Steve Stedman and Rich Schavone; letters to Jackson and one outgoing response, 1993-97; transcript of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Amnesty Hearings for the men convicted of her death, 1997; and newsletters, by-laws, and other materials of the Amy Biehl Foundation, 1995-96.
Background
Amy Elizabeth Biehl earned her A.B. at Stanford University in 1989; Kennell Jackson was her professor and advisor on her senior honors thesis. After graduation she worked with the National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, working in Namibia, South Africa, Burundi, Cote d'Ivoire, Congo, Guyana, Suriname and Zambia. She was in South Africa as a Fulbright Scholar when she was killed in August 1993.
Extent
0.75 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Availability
This collection is open for research.