Inventory of the Eritrean subject collection, 1940-2015

Finding aid prepared by Issayas Tesfamariam
Hoover Institution Archives
434 Galvez Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, CA, 94305-6010
(650) 723-3563
archives@hoover.stanford.edu
© 1998, 2015


Title: Eritrean subject collection
Collection Number: XX815
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 1 sound disc (2.8 linear feet)
Date (inclusive): 1940-2015
Abstract: Bulletins, pamphlets, press releases, speeches, printed matter, memorabilia, video tape, and sound recording relating to drought and famine in Eritrea, the independence movement led by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, the establishment of Eritrean independence in 1993, and political, social, and economic conditions in Eritrea.
Location note: Hoover Institution Archives.

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.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

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.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Eritrean subject collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Scope and Content of Collection

Bulletins, pamphlets, press releases, speeches, printed matter, memorabilia, video tape, and sound recording relating to drought and famine in Eritrea, the independence movement led by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, the establishment of Eritrean independence in 1993, and political, social, and economic conditions in Eritrea.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Eritrean People's Liberation Front.
Hezbāwi genbār ḥārenat ʼÉretrā.
Droughts--Eritrea.
Eritrea--Famines.
Eritrea--History.
Nationalism--Eritrea.
Sound recordings.
Videotapes.

Box 1-4

Subject File, 1940, 1948, 1966-2015

Box/Folder 1:1

Address by H.E. Isaias Afwerki, 29th OAU Summit, Cairo," 1993

Box/Folder 1:2

The Atlantic Monthly, "The Loneliest War," by Robert D. Kaplan, 1988

Box/Folder 1:3

"Cooperative Project Within the Archival Sphere Between Eritrea and Switzerland," final report, by Dr. Manz Matthias, 1996

Box/Folder 1:4

"The Eritrea Community-Based Theatre Project," by Jane Plastow, 1996

Box/Folder 1:5

Health, 1997

Box/Folder 1:6

Information development, "Library Development in Eritrea: A New Struggle in a New Country", by Sandy Macmillen, 1996

Box/Folder 1:7

"A New Beginning in Ethiopia and Eritrea: Guidelines to the Healing of the Land Through a Proper Federal Solution," by Martin Dent, 1990

Box/Folder 1:8

"Proposal for the Establishment of an Eritrean National Archives (ENA)," by Issayas Tesfamariam, 1994

Box/Folder 1:9

Referendum in Eritrea, 1993

Box/Folder 1:10

Eritrea 1st year anniversary, "Never Kneel Down," 1992

Box/Folder 1.11

"Eritrea: Revolution Until Victory," ELF Foreign Information Center, postcard, 1979

Box/Folder 1:12

"Freedom and Peace: The Aspiration of Eritrean People," Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF), season's greetings card, 1990

Box/Folder 1:13

"Sahel as Country, EPLF as Government," memories from the North-Eastern Sahel Front on the 30th Anniversary of the Demise of the Wukan Iz (Command), invitation card, 2014

Box/Folder 1:14

Satra Traditional Weaving, one business card and one pamphlet, undated

Box/Folder 1:15

"September 1st 1991, 30th Anniversary of the Eritrean Peoples Armed Struggle," 1991

Box/Folder 1:16

"Brigade 4: Tidy," commemorative paper hat for the 30th anniversary of the demise of Wukaw Iz, 2014

Box/Folder 1:17

"Eritrea May 24th," "Eritrea 1991: Free at Last," "I will see you in Asmara soon," "Eritrea: People's project for a Democratic Constitution," bumper stickers, 1991-1997

Box/Folder 1:18

Washington Post commentary, "Can Somalia Survive the UN?," by Isaias Afwerki, 1993

Box/Folder 1:19

"African Charter on Human and Civil Rights: This charter was passed in May 1981 by African Leaders on O.A.U.'s 18th conference held in Kenya," produced by the Constitutional Commission of Eritrea, circa 1981

Language of the Materials : In Tigsigua.
Box/Folder 1:20

"Constitutional Process for Debate," Constitution Commission of Eritrea (CCE), produced for public debate, 1995

Language of the Materials : In Tigsigua.
Box/Folder 1:21

Constitutional Commission of Eritrea (CCE), draft constitution, 1996

Language of the Materials : In English, Arabic, and Tigsigua.
Box/Folder 1:22

"Draft Proclamation on the Formation of Political Parties and Organizations," 2001

Box/Folder 1:23

"Elementary (ABC's) of a Constitution," CCE, 1994

Language of the Materials : In Tigsigua.
Box/Folder 1:25

"Message of the Constitution Commission of Eritrea," undated

Box/Folder 1:26

"A First Hand Account of Peace Talks between EPLF and the Ethiopian Government," by Saleh Meky, flyer, Africa Table, Stanford University, 1990

Box/Folder 1:27

"An African Affair: Charity Banquet, Fade School Project, Eritrea," with guest speaker Thomas Keneally, author of Schindler's List, 1994

Box/Folder 1:28

"Eritrean Update: The Afar Question/Referendum," with Dr. Roy Pateman, Ecology/Reforestation; Dr. Scott Jones, Women's Role/Psychology; Dr. Belainesh Araia, Economics/History; and Dr. Araia Tseggar, Eritrean and Stanford African Students Association, flyer, 1991

Box/Folder 1:29

"Dawn After a Long Night: The Rebirth of Eritrea," with Dr. Araia Tseggai, Dr. Belainesh Araia, Dr. Roy Pateman and Dr. Scott Jones, Stanford African Students Association of Eritreana, flyer, 1991

Box/Folder 1:30

"Plant Your Love: Help Eritrean Farmers Grow Their Own Food," fundraiser, with speakers Jeanmarie Condon, Dr. Asmarom Legesse, and Testa A. Seyoum, 1989

Box/Folder 1:31

"Share Your Warmth: Isn't It too Hot in Africa for Blankets?," Eritrean Relief Committee (ERC), San Jose, CA branch, 1988

Box/Folder 1:32

Application form for Eritrean identity card, 1992

Box/Folder 1:33

"Provisional Government of Eritrea (E.P.L.F.) Application for Entry or Tourist Permit," blank form, 1991-1993

Box/Folder 1:34

Gazette of Eritrea Laws, "Eritrean Nationality Proclamation No. 21," 1992

Box/Folder 1:35

Gazette of Eritrean Laws, "Investment Proclamation No. 18," 1991

Box/Folder 1:36

Gazette of Eritrean Laws, "Investment Proclamation No. 59," 1994

Box/Folder 1:37

Associazione Italia-Eritrea, 1975-1976

Box/Folder 1:38

"30th Anniversary of the Demise of the Wukaw Iz (Command)," "Sahel as Country EPLF as Government by the Holiday Coordinating Committee Zoba," celebration program, 2014

Box/Folder 1:39

Informacao Eritreia by Centro de Informacas e Documentacao Amilcar Cabral, 1980

Box/Folder 1:40

Informational package, "Eritrea: Africa's Newest State," 1993

Box/Folder 1:41

Information package, "Eritrea: Three Decades of Struggle for Self-Determination," EPLF, 1991

Box/Folder 1:42

"Equality Through Equal Participation in Work," National Union of Eritrean Women, undated

Box/Folder 2:1

Geneva Conference on African Refugees, Eritrea, 1981

Box/Folder 2:2

"Eritrea: Healing a Nation and Beyond," International Committee for the Eritrean Blind, 1994

Box/Folder 2:3

Basic information on Eritrea, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1991

Box/Folder 2:4

Ministry of Information and Culture, 1992

Box/Folder 2:5

United States mission to Eritrea, 1998

Box/Folder 2:6

"War and Famine in Eritrea, Refugees in Sudan," Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, 1985

Box/Folder 2:7

Asmara University fact sheet, 1991

Box/Folder 2:8

Eritrean Liberation Front Foreign Mission - People's Liberation Forces, Mogadiscio Office, 1972-1974

Box/Folder 2:9

Eritrea profile, 1994-2001

Box/Folder 2:10

Eritrea-related news items, 1993

Box/Folder 2:11

Nai Ertra Semunawi Gazeta, Eritrea weekly newspaper, 1940

Box/Folder 2:12

Hadas Eritrea (New Eritrea), vol. 73, no. 99, 1993, 1996

Box/Folder 2:13

"The Legacy Continues: Eritrea in World Prints," 1990

Box/Folder 2:14

News items on Eritrea-Ethiopia War, 1998-1999

Box/Folder 2:15

Newspaper clippings, 1987-1993

Box/Folder 2:16

"Text of Agreement Between Eritrea and Ethiopia," 2000

Box/Folder 2:17

"Eritrea Free: A Newsletter of U.S. Committee for a Free Eritrea," 1990-1991

Box/Folder 2:18

Eritrean Development Foundation (EDF), 1999-2000

Box/Folder 3:1

"Eritrea," monthly newsletter of the Bay Area, 1991

Box/Folder 3:2

"La Lettre de Nakfa," Mensuel publie par le Bureau Central des Relations Exterieures du Front Populaire de Liberation de L'Erythree, 1984

Box/Folder 3:3

"13th Eritrean Book Fair," flyer, 2014

Box/Folder 3:4

"Brigade 44, May 1977-March 1984, Brief History and Poems," pamphlet on the 30th anniversary of the demise of Wukaw Iz, 2014

Box/Folder 3:5

"Eri-TV (Eritrea Television) America's First and Only Eritrean Television Channel," brochure, undated

Box/Folder 3:6

"Eritrea: Tre Diverse Stagioni in Due Ore (Eritrea: Three Seasons in Two Hours)," tourism pamphlets, undated

Box/Folder 3:7

"The Eritrean Independence Struggle," Eritrean People's Liberation Front: Central Bureau for Foreign Relations, undated

Box/Folder 3:8

"Food, Yes!! Bombs, No!!: A Campaign for Food and Peace in Eritrea and Ethiopia," undated

Box/Folder 3:9

"Let's Build Eritrea's National Martyrs Park," pamphlets, undated

Language of the Materials : In English, Arabic, and Tigrigna.
Box/Folder 3:10

"Memories from Northeastern Sahel Front (1979-1984)," 2014

Box/Folder 3:11

"Referendum: Yes to independence," 1993

Box/Folder 3:12

Research and Information Center of Eritrea (RICE), 1983

Box/Folder 3:13

Thirst for Learning Foundation, undated

Box/Folder 3:14

"Women Who Are the Main Force of Social Change and Development!," National Union of Eritrean Women, 1988

Box/Folder 3:15

"Young People! Let's Touch the Future Together," Eritrean Relief Committee, 1980s

Box/Folder 3:16

Eritrean Liberation Front Revolutionary Council (ELF-RC), International Relations Office, 2001

Box/Folder 3:17

Eritrean People's Liberation Front press releases, 1986-1990

Box/Folder 3:18

"Draught Disaster Continues in Eritrea: An Urgent Appeal to Humanity," Eritrean Relief Association (ERA), 1983

Box/Folder 3:19

Eritrean Relief Committee, Inc. New York, NY, 1983-1993

Box/Folder 3:20

Referendum Commission of Eritrea (RCE) press releases, 1993

Box/Folder 3:21

Adulis, monthly magazine published by the Central Bureau of Foreign Relations of the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, 1985

Box/Folder 3:22

"Asmara Palace: A Five Star Hotel for the New Millennium," undated

Box/Folder 3:33

"Eri Tour: On the Occasion of the 10th Eritrean Liberation Anniversary," 2001

Box/Folder 3:24

"Eritrea Art Time: Crossroads of Art in the Horn of Africa," by Alliance Francaise of Asmara, 2011

Box/Folder 3:25

"Primary Healthcare in Rural Eritrea," Eritrean Public Health Program, 1985

Box/Folder 3:26

"Eritrean Relief Association," by Khartoum Sundan, booklet, undated

Box/Folder 3:27

"An Exhibition of Art Works by Eritrean Fighters," National Guidance Department, Eritrean People's Liberation Front, 1990

Box/Folder 3:28

"Health Millennium Development Goals Report, Abridged Version: Innovations Driving Health MDG's in Eritrea," 2014

Box/Folder 3:29

"History of Eritrea from Ancient up to Independence," EPLF educational literature, 2012

Box/Folder 3:30

Kensington publication, 1996

Box/Folder 3:31

Liberation, monthly publication by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front, Central Bureau of Foreign Relations, 1981

Box/Folder 3:32

"The Mineral Resources and Investment Opportunities in Eritrea," Ministry of Energy, Mills and Water Resources, 1995

Box/Folder 4:1

"Mekeyero/Game Changer: Stories from the Experiences of Gedhi (fighter for Eritrean Independence)," no. 2, 2014

Box/Folder 4:2

"The National Insurance Corporation of Eritrea (N.I.C.E): Offering Eritreans an Investment Opportunity to Participate in the Government Privatization," 2004

Box/Folder 4:3

"Participants of the Fighters War 1984," by Colonel Gebreigz'dbiher Menau, 2013

Box/Folder 4:4

"A Research That Looked into the Condition of Women," by Research and Information Department of the National Union of Eritrean Women, 1999

Box/Folder 4:5

Sagem, monthly publication of Eritrean People's Liberation Front, no. 3, 1987

Box/Folder 4:6

"Sahel: The Enemy's Graveyard, Brief History of the EPLF and the Various Offensives by the Ethiopian Forces," 2014

Box/Folder 4:7

"Special Issue Prepared by the National Holidays Coordinating Committee on the Occasion of the Fifth Independence Anniversary," 1996

Box/Folder 4:8

"State, Government, Party," by Provisional Government of Eritrea, 1992

Box/Folder 4:9

"Treaty on the Rights of Children," passed by the UN General Assembly, 1989

Box/Folder 4:10

"UN General Assembly Resolution 2263: Proclamation to Prevent Discrimination Against Women," 1967

Box/Folder 4:11

"UN Resolution on Rights of the Public Towards Peace Passed by the General Assembly," 1984

Box/Folder 4:12

"UNESCO Proclamation on Universal Understanding of Cultural Exchange. Proclamation on the Structures of Progress," 1966

Box/Folder 4:13

"Universal Declaration of Human Rights," "International Treaty on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights," "International Treaty on Civil and Political Rights," as passed, described, and explained by UN General Assembly Decision, 1948

Box/Folder 4:14

"Voice of Eritrean Women," National Union of Eritrean Women, 1988-1989

Box/Folder 4:15

"Women in Traditional Eritrean Society, Part One," by National Union of Eritrean Women, 1999

Box/Folder 4:16

"Women in Traditional Eritrean Society, Part Two," by National Union of Eritrean Women, 1999

Box/Folder 4:17

"To Commemorate the Days of Referendum in Eritrea," postage stamps, 1993

Box/Folder 4:18

"Yes"/"No" referendum ballots, 1993

Box/Folder 4:19

"The Referendum Bulletin," Referendum Commission of Eritrea (RCE), 1993

Box/Folder 4:20

"Special Report on Eritrea," Eritrean Relief Association (ERA) Canada, 1992

Box/Folder 4:21

"Summary Report: The 3rd Congress of the National Union of Eritrean Women," 1988

Box/Folder 4:22

Statement by H.E. Mr. Isaias Afwerki at the 48th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, New York, 1993

Box/Folder 4:23

"20th Anniversary of National Union of Eritrean Women 1979-1999," calendar, 1999

Box/Folder 4:24

35th anniversary of NUEW, Women's Day, 2015

Box/Folder 4:25

Agezo, special issue, "20 Years in Struggle and Resistance," on the 20th anniversary of the founding of National Union of Eritrean Women, 1999

Box/Folder 4:25

"Constitution of the National Union of Eritrean Women," 1998

Box/Folder 4:26

"The State of Eritrea Postal Service: 20th Anniversary of National Union of Eritrean Women," postage and postcard, 2000

Box/Folder 4:27

"National Union of Eritrean Youth (NUEY). Experiences and Horizons," 1994

Box/Folder 4:28

Resistance, bimonthly newsletters of National Union of Eritrean Students, 1980

Box 5-6

Memorabilia and Videorecording, 2003, 2014, undated

Box 5

Eritrean flags (3), undated

Box 5

"Shida," a plastic sandal worn by Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF) fighters, undated

Box 5

Referendum Commission of Eritrea hat, undated

Box 5

Eritrea flag placemat and Eritrean map placemat, undated

Box 5

"Eritrea 2000: Under the Sycamore Tree and More," 1 videocassette (VHS), 2003

Box 6

Martyrs Memorial, 5 pins, undated

Box 6

"Eritrea Is Free," keyholder, undated

Box 6

EPLF emblem and Eritrean flag shoulder badges, undated

Box 6

"Sahel as a Country, EPLF as a Government: 30th Anniversary of the Demise of Wukaw Iz," tote bag, 2014

 

Sound Recording, 1980

Record cabinet

"Chants et Danses d'Erythree (Songs and Dances of Eritrea) and Eritrean Revolutionary Songs," sound disc

Scope and Contents note

Track A1, "The Eritrea People Is Wall"
Track A2, "The Flame of the Fight to Extend"
Track A3, "After Retreat"
Track A4, "Our Red Sea"
Track B1, "Layeye Lale Lalena"
Track B2, "Eritrea Ba Ba"
Track B3, "Ana Sefalelku"
Track B4, "Our Popular Army"
Track B5, "Never Go Back After a Challenge"