Inventory of the American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive collection

Finding aid prepared by Hoover Institution Archives Staff.
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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.
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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

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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.

Box 1-4

Alphabetical file

Box 4

Agency for International Development (AID) assistance

Box 2

American Committee of Kansas City

Box 2

American Committee of New York

Box 2

American Committee on Africa (ACOA) food memos

Box 2

American Friends Service Committee

Box 2

Americans for Biafran Relief

Box 2

Biafran Relief Services Foundation (BRSF)

Box 2

Catholic Relief Services (C.R.S.) Correspondence

Box 2

Church World Service

Box 2

Clearing House for Nigeria/Biafra Information Out

Box 2

Clearing House for Nigeria/Biafra Information In

Box 3

Clearing House for Nigera/Biafra Information Reports

Box 1

Clippings

Box 2

Committee to Keep Biafrans Alive

Box 4

Congressional Symposium

Box 3

Government of the Republic of Biafra

Box 4

Governor's Proclamation, Governor of Illinois

Box 4

House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Committee Print

Box 2

International Conscience in Action

Box 3

Markpress

Box 1

Miscellany

Box 4

Operation Outrage, Conference Transcript

Box 1

Outrage Clippings

Box 4

Peace news

Box 1

Periodical Literature

Box 3-4

Pro-Biafra Organizations

Box 4

Ripon Society

Box 4

Senate and House Representatives

Box 2

Senate and House Resolutions

Box 4

State Department/Agency for International Development

Box 4

Susan Garth

Box 4

UNICEF

Envelope A

Photographs

 

Sound recordings

Record cabinet

"Susan Garth Biafran Babies' Appeal," recorded at the Hotel Barclay, New York, by Susan Garth, 33 1/2 LP.

Record cabinet

"Civil War in Nigeria," by World Horizons, Inc., © 1969. A statement about the plight of people in war zone and relief work of churches, national anthems of Nigeria and Biafra, sounds from a marketplace in Biafra, and poem "Mother Dark" by Francesca Yetunda Pereira.

 

Motion picture film

Film shelf

"The Biafran Tragedy," by the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.

Film shelf

untitled