Civil War, Society and Political Transition in Guatemala : the Guatemala News and Information Bureau Archive, 1963-2000.
Location: Microfilm Room - F1461 . L27 2003
Scope:The Guatemala News and Information Bureau (GNIB) was an activist and solidarity group based in San Francisco, California, created in 1978 to support and inform the public about Guatemalan movements for peace and justice, indigenous rights, and labor rights. To support its activities, the GNIB systematically collected a wide variety of materials documenting all aspects related to the civil war in that country, including human rights abuses and the social and political responses to state sponsored violence.
The collection is divided into four major sections:
- Ephemera - includes unpublished an published documents, correspondence, propaganda, bulletins, action alerts and clippings.
Serials - the runs of over 125
serials received and collected by GNIB.
Studies, Reports, and other Publications
- consists mostly of pamphlets and reports on
human rights and politics.
- News Clippings - primarily from newspapers in Mexico, Guatemala, and the US.
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Time Period: 20th Century