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Susan M. Chambré research files on volunteer AIDS organizations

 Collection
Call Number: MS 2054

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of printed material collected by Susan M. Chambre? for her research on AIDS organizations and advocacy. This research was used for a series of articles in professional journals as well as the book Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (Rutgers University Press, 2006). The material includes annual reports, unpublished reports, newsletters, news clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, board minutes and other material from nearly 100 AIDS-related organizations. Materials date from 1981 to 2015.

Dates

  • 1981 - 2015

Creator

Language of Materials

The material is in English and Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by Susan M. Chambré for materials she has authored or otherwise produced. After the lifetime of Susan M. Chambré or on January 1, 2021, whichever occurs first, copyright passes to Yale University. Copyright status for other 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 Susan Maizel Chambre?, 2016.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: I. Topical files, 1984-2013. II. AIDS organization files, 1981-2015.

Extent

5.25 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

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.2054

Overview

The collection consists of printed material collected by Susan M. Chambre? for her research on AIDS organizations and advocacy. This research was used for a series of articles in professional journals as well as the book Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (Rutgers University Press, 2006). The material includes annual reports, unpublished reports, newsletters, news clippings, journal articles, pamphlets, board minutes and other material from nearly 100 AIDS-related organizations. Materials date from 1981 to 2015.

Biographical / Historical

Susan M. Chambre? is a sociologist and academic whose scholarly work focuses on civic engagement, nonprofit organizations and public policy. She received her B.A. in Sociology from Queens College, City University of New York and her A.M. and Ph.D from the University of Pennsylvania. She was a research scientist at the New York City Human Resources Administration. She later became a professor and taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, Yeshiva University, and Baruch College, City University of New York, where she retired from in 2016. She has published several books, including Patients, Consumers and Civil Society (2008), Fighting for Our Lives: New York's AIDS Community and the Politics of Disease (2006), and Good Deeds in Old Age: Volunteering by the New Leisure Class (1987). She has also published several articles in journals such as Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly and Nonprofit Management and Leadership.

Separated Materials

Copies of the newsletter Newsline, published by the People With AIDS Coalition (PWAC) and dating from 1986 to 1999, were separated from the collection and added to the General Collection at Sterling Memorial Library.
Title
Guide to the Susan M. Chambré Research Files on Volunteer AIDS Organizations
Status
Completed
Author
compiled by Christy Tomecek
Date
January 2017
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
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New Haven, CT 06511

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