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Working Party on the Abolition of Torture Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-792

Scope and Contents

Minutes of the Working Party on the Abolition of Torture, 1976.

Dates

  • 1976

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research. Access may be provided via digital or microfilm copy, per repository policy.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to the Repositories. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the individual Meeting or its successor. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Repositories as the holder(s) of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

An Ad Hoc group to investigate the widespread use of torture around the world was appointed after Yearly Meeting in 1975. In 1976, Arthur W. Clark reported on its work and presented a program on Amnesty International. On the suggestion of Kay Camp, Yearly Meeting recommended that Representative Meeting establish a Working Party on the Abolition of Torture.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language

English

Overview

An Ad Hoc group to investigate the widespread use of torture around the world was appointed after Yearly Meeting in 1975. In 1976, Arthur W. Clark reported on its work and presented a program on Amnesty International. On the suggestion of Kay Camp, Yearly Meeting recommended that Representative Meeting establish a Working Party on the Abolition of Torture.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposit
Title
PHILADELPHIA YEARLY MEETING OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS. WORKING PARTY ON THE ABOLITION OF TORTURE.
Subtitle
A Finding Aid for its Records Deposited in Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Date
2004
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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