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Arlene Tyner Papers

Collection ID

Acc. 891, 901

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Description

 

Collection Summary

Title
Arlene Tyner Papers

Dates
1970-1997      

Collection ID
Acc. 891, 901

Creator
Tyner, Arlene

Quantity
2.5 linear feet (3 boxes)         

Repository
Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Language
Materials in English

           

Detailed Collection Information

Biographical Note

Arlene Tyner was involved in demonstrations against nuclear testing and campaigns to desegregate Girard College, among other related activities. She also gathered a wealth of published information regarding Grenada, South Africa, and Israel.

Description of Collection

This collection contains papers which document some of Philadelphia’s civil rights history. It details Arlene Tyner’s involvement in organizations and also includes examples of her personal writings on the issues surrounding them.

Organization and Arrangement

This collection is organized into 2 series as follows:

Series 1: Accession 891, 1970-1997

          Subseries 1.1: Organizational Files, Undated
          Subseries 1.2: Personal Papers, Undated
          Subseries 1.3: Publications, Undated

Series 2: Accession 901, 1970-1997

Series 1, Accession 891, contains 2 boxes of materials spanning the dates 1982 to 1991, and is organized into three series: 

Subseries 1.1: Organizational Files; includes papers and correspondence from various organizations.

Subseries 1.2: Personal Papers; is comprised of writings, articles, and personal effects collected on various trips and on particular issues.

Subseries 1.3: Publications; includes printed materials.

Accession 901 contains 1 box of printed materials dating from 1970 to 1997. The material is arranged by subject: Grenada, Israel, some miscellaneous pamphlets, and South Africa. This collection also includes a brief biographical sketch.

Patron Information

Research Access

Collection is open for research.

Collections Stored Off-Site

This collection may be housed off-site at the Library Depository, and require up to two business days to retrieve. Please review the finding aid and be prepared to identify specific materials to be retrieved. Contact the Special Collections Research Center in advance of your visit, so that materials may be relocated to the reading room for research.

Publication and Copyright Information

The Arlene Tyner Papers are the physical property of the Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries. Intellectual property rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. Researchers are responsible for determining the identity of rights holders and obtaining their permission for publication and for other purposes where stated.

Preferred Citation

[Description and date of item], [Box/folder number], Arlene Tyner Papers, Acc. 891, 901, Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Arlene Tyner in June 1998 (Acc. 891) and December 1998 (Acc. 901).           

Processing Information

Finding aid revised according to contemporary archival standards in July 2015.       

           

Index Terms

The following headings have been used to index the description of this collection in Temple University’s electronic catalog:

Personal/Family Names:
Tyner, Arlene

Places:
Philadelphia (Pa.)

Material Types:  
Administrative records
Clippings
Correspondence
Ephemera
Publications

Inventory

Series 1: Accession 891, 1982-1991

Series 1: Accession 891, contains 2 boxes of materials spanning the dates 1982 to 1991, and is organized into three series.

Subseries 1.1:  Organizational Files, Undated

Subseries 1.1: Organizational Files; includes papers and correspondence from various organizations.

1          1          Union 1199          Undated
1          2          Union 1199C          Undated
1          3          Committee for Peace in the Middle East          Undated
1          4          Communities United Against Police Abuse          Undated
1          5          Communities United Against Police Abuse          Undated
1          6          Communities United Against Police Abuse          Undated
1          7          Julius Taylor Case          Undated
1          8          Middle East Committee          Undated
1          9          Mumia Abu Jamal Case          Undated
1          10          Mumia Abu Jamal Case          Undated
1          11          National Alliance of 3rd World Journalists          Undated
1          12          National Alliance of 3rd World Journalists          Undated
1          13          National Alliance of 3rd World Journalists          Undated
1          14          14 PHILAPOSH          Undated
1          15          Puerto Rican Alliance          Undated
1          16          Puerto Rican Alliance          Undated
1          17          Puerto Rican Alliance          Undated
1          18          Temple 1199C Elections          Undated


Subseries 1.2:  Personal Papers, Undated

Subseries 1.2: Personal Papers; is comprised of writings, articles, and personal effects collected on various trips and on particular issues.

2          19          Selected Writings          Undated
2          20          Selected Writings          Undated
2          21          On Grenada          Undated
2          22          On Grenada          Undated
2          23          On Grenada          Undated
2          24          On Grenada          Undated
2          25          On Israel          Undated
2          26          On Israel          Undated

Subseries 1.3:  Publications, Undated

Subseries 1.3: Publications; includes printed materials.

2          27          Skullduggery          Undated
2          28          Life Magazine          Undated

Series 2: Accession 901, 1970-1997

Accession 901 is made up of 1 box of printed materials dating from 1970 to 1997. The material is arranged by subject: Grenada, Israel, some miscellaneous pamphlets, and South Africa. This collection also includes a brief biographical sketch

3          1          Background          1997

3          2          Grenada          1970s-1980s
3          3          Israeli          1970s-1980s
3          4          Miscellaneous          1970s-1980s
3          5          South Africa          1976-1978