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Diamond (Sara) Collection on the U.S. Right
BANC MSS 98/70 cz  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: The Bancroft Library
    Title: Sara Diamond collection on the U.S. Right next hit
    Creator: Diamond, Sara
    Identifier/Call Number: BANC MSS 98/70 cz
    Physical Description: 66 linear feet (50 cartons, 1 box, 6 oversize boxes)
    Date (bulk): approximately 1950-1997 (bulk 1980-1997)
    Abstract: Research materials on the religious and political right gathered by Sara Diamond during the 1980s and 1990s.
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Language of Material: Collection materials are in English.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Conditions Governing Use

    Materials in this collection may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of University of California gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of without permission of the copyright owner. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.
    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley 94720-6000. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    The previous hit Sara Diamond collection on the U.S. right next hit was gifted to the Bancroft Library by Sara Diamond in 1998.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Lara Michels in April 2015.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], previous hit Sara Diamond collection on the U.S. right , BANC MSS 98/70 cz, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

    Biographical / Historical

    Sara Diamond is a practicing attorney in Berkeley, California. She received an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Irvine, a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a law degree from Hastings College of Law. Her dissertation was entitled Right-Wing Movements in the United States, 1945-1992.
    She is the author of four books on the political and religious right in the United States, including Spiritual Warfare: The Politics of the Christian Right, Roads to Dominion: Right-Wing Movements and Political Power in the United States, Facing the Wrath: Confronting the Right in Dangerous Times, and Not by Politics Alone: The Enduring Influence of the Christian Right.

    Content Description

    The collection consists of the research materials on the religious and political right that Sara Diamond gathered during the 1980s and 1990s. These materials document organizations, individuals, and topics connected to right-wing movements in the United States, mainly in the 1980s and 1990s but also, to some extent, in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. Included are mailings; newspapers, magazines, and other publications generated by right-wing organizations; correspondence; conference brochures and handouts; books published by right-wing individuals and organizations; reports; news clippings; and assorted other research material.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Diamond, Sara
    Robertson, Pat
    Buchanan, Patrick J. (Patrick Joseph)
    Christian Coalition
    Chalcedon (Organization)
    Focus on the Family
    Promise Keepers (Organization)
    Sword of the Spirit (Organization)
    Christian Booksellers Association
    Christian Broadcasting Network (U.S.)
    National Endowment for Democracy (U.S.)
    United States Institute of Peace
    Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
    Rand Corporation
    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    Unification Church
    Dominion theology
    Discipling (Christianity)
    Religious broadcasting
    Home schooling
    Christian education
    Pro-life movement
    Television in religion
    Anti-communist movements