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Inventory of the American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive collection
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive collection
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1970
    Collection Number: 71031
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 2 motion picture film reels, 2 phonorecords. (1.5 linear feet)
    Abstract: Ephemeral publications of private governmental organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of the Republic of Biafra, and the Government of Nigeria; press releases from the United States Department of State, American congressmen, and Markpress, Biafran Overseas Press Division; clippings; periodical literature; and audio-visual materials, relating to the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970. Collected by the St. Louis chapter of the American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1971.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive was an organization created to inform Americans of the conditions in Biafra during the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Ephemeral publications of private governmental organizations, including the United States Agency for International Development, the Government of the Republic of Biafra, and the Government of Nigeria; press releases from the United States Department of State, American congressmen, and Markpress, Biafran Overseas Press Division; clippings; periodical literature; and audio-visual materials, relating to the Nigerian Civil War of 1967-1970. Collected by the St. Louis chapter of the American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive.
    Motion pictures.
    Nigeria--History--Civil War, 1967-1970.
    Phonorecords.