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Immanuel Wallerstein collection of African liberation movement posters

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1865

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of posters acquired by Immanuel Wallerstein which document liberation movements in numerous African countries. Accession 2015-M-001 contains material from a 2008 exhibit on the posters.

Dates

  • 1960-1990, 2007-2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Immanuel Wallerstein, 2005; transferred from African Collection Curator, 2014.

Extent

2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1865

Overview

The collection consists of posters acquired by Immanuel Wallerstein which document liberation movements in numerous African countries. Accession 2015-M-001 contains material from a 2008 exhibit on the posters.

Biographical / Historical

Immanuel Wallerstein was born on September 28, 1930, in New York City. He received a B.A. (1951), M.A. (1954), and Ph.D. (1959) from Columbia University. Wallerstein occupied positions in the sociology departments of Columbia University (1958-1971), McGill University (1971-1976), Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (1975-1976, 1980-1981, 1983-1995), and Binghamton University (SUNY) (1976-1999, emeritus). In 2000 he joined Yale University as senior research scholar. He served as president of the African Studies Association (1973-1974), president of the International Sociological Association (1994-1998), and chair of the international Gulbenkian Commission on the Restructuring of the Social Sciences (1993-1995). He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Wallerstein wrote extensively on African topics and issues. He died in 2019.
Title
Guide to the Immanuel Wallerstein Collection of African Liberation Movement Posters
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Mary Catherine Hollis and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
February 2006
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
P.O. Box 208240
New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
(203) 432-1735
(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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