Inventory of the Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection

Processed by Kate Baskauskas.
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Inventory of the Corporación Observatorio para la Paz collection

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Kate Baskauskas
Date Completed:
2008, revised 2012
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun and Microsoft Word file by Elizabeth Phillips.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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


Collection Contents

Box: 1

Movimiento 19 de April file, 1974-1981.

Scope and Content Note

Contains articles, letters, documents and reports concerning the Movimiento 19 de April. Also included are 8 VHS videotape cassettes.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

1974

Box/Folder: 1 : 2-3

1977

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

1978

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

1979

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Video index, 1974-1981

Box: 2

Guerrilla movement file, 1974-1979.

Scope and Content Note

Contains articles (mainly from newspapers), excerpts from books, and reports regarding the guerrilla movement in Colombia.
Box/Folder: : 1

1974

Box/Folder: : 2

1975

Box/Folder: : 3

1976

Box/Folder: : 4

1977

Box/Folder: : 5

1978

Box/Folder: : 6

1979

Box: 3

Articles, 1980-1981.

Scope and Content Note

Articles from newspapers and magazines, conference reports, and letters discussing the current events in Colombia.
Box/Folder: 3 : 1-2

1980

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

1981