Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

  • American Civil Liberties Union Records Processing Completed

    The Mudd Library is pleased to announce that the final two series of the third subgroup of American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) records have been processed, and that the entire collection has been addressed is now available to the public. These materials join ACLU records long held at the Mudd Library: The Roger Baldwin Years, […]

  • Rodger Baldwin: From The Civil Liberties Bureau to the American Civil Liberties Union

    by: Professor Samuel Walker School of Criminal Justice University of Nebraska at Omaha   This is the first part in a series that was introduced earlier. Roger Baldwin was director of the National Civil Liberties Bureau (NCLB) from its founding as an organization independent of the American Union Against Militarism (AUAM) in October 1917 until his […]

  • The American Civil Liberties Union’s Early History in Documents

    Today, we begin a series of blog entries in a new category American Civil Liberties Union History covering the ALCU’s early history.  Written by Samuel Walker, a professor emeritus in the School of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the author of the only comprehensive history of the ACLU, each entry […]

  • The founding of the American Civil Liberties Union, 1920

    by: Professor Samuel Walker School of Criminal Justice University of Nebraska at Omaha This is the first part in a series that was introduced earlier. World War I ended on November 11, 1918, but the repression of civil liberties continued unabated. The most well-known event was the so-called “Palmer Raids,” which actually involved two sets […]

  • Additional ACLU Collections Available

    3 additional ACLU finding aids have become available online and open for public research.

  • American Civil Liberties Union Records: First New Series Available

    Researchers can start using the new American Civil Liberties Union Records ahead of schedule! Series 1: Organizational Matters is now open for research use.

  • American Civil Liberties Union Records Processing Project Update

    The Mudd Library has reached an important mile stone in the ACLU Records Processing Project: completing the collection inventories. We now have a list of what is in each of the 2,500 boxes in the collection. These boxes remain closed to research until July 1, 2012 pending a review for restricted materials. However, researchers wishing […]

  • ACLU Archivists Across Time

    Paula Jabloner (left) and Adriane Hanson meet for the first time at the 2011 Society of American Archivists meeting in Chicago. Jabloner managed Mudd Library’s first ACLU records processing project in the mid-1990s that addressed 1,200 linear feet of records and identified additional historical records. Hanson is now addressing 2,400 l.f. of ACLU records, including […]

  • The ACLU Records: Tips for processing 2400 feet in two years

    The following entry relates to our ongoing American Civil Liberties Union processing project previously described here and here. Processing, regardless of the size of the collection, has many common features: In almost all cases, you survey the boxes to see what is there, decide what to keep and how it will be organized, arrange the […]

  • ACLU Records Processing Project Progress

    The Mudd Manuscript Library has finished the first phase of an NHPRC-funded project to process the most recent records of the American Civil Liberties Union. After an extensive survey, we have a record of the contents of each of the 2,461 boxes. This is an increase of nearly 500 linear feet of materials from what […]