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Inventory of the Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection
    Dates: 1974-1981
    Collection Number: 2001C68
    Collection Size: 3 manuscript boxes. (1.2 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Videotape cassettes, and photocopies of memoranda, clippings, and pamphlets, relating to guerrilla movements in Colombia, and especially to the Movimiento 19 de Abril. Collected by the Corporación Observatorio para la Paz.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: Spanish

    Administrative Information

    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], Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 2001.

    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 guerrilla movement in Colombia started in 1964 as a means to represent the rural poor in a struggle against Colombia's wealthier classes. The Movimiento 19 de April was a guerrilla movement that began in 1970 and was active until 1990. The FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia) was at the center of guerrilla warfare in Colombia, leading the movement. Opposition to the influence of the United States in Colombia was a main concern. The Corporación Observatorio para la Paz, a group dedicated to addressing issues related to peace, conflict, violence, democracy, security, disarmament in Colombia.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Videotape cassettes, and photocopies of memoranda, clippings, and pamphlets, relating to guerrilla movements in Colombia, and especially to the Movimiento 19 de Abril. Collected by the Corporación Observatorio para la Paz.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Corporación Observatorio para la Paz.
    Guerrillas--Colombia.
    M-19 (Colombian guerrilla group)
    Videotapes