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Guide to the Amy Biehl Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0830
    Creator: Jackson, Kennell A., 1941-2005.
    Title: Amy Biehl collection
    Dates: 1989-1996
    Physical Description: 0.75 Linear feet
    Summary: 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.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
    Stanford University Libraries.
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    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.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Amy Biehl collection (SC0830). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    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.

    Description of the Collection

    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.

    Access Terms

    Amy Biehl Foundation.
    Biehl, Amy.
    Jackson, Kennell A., 1941-2005.
    Schavone, Richard Michael.
    Schavone, Richard Michael.
    South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
    South Africa. Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
    Stedman, Steven John.
    Stedman, Steven John.