George J. Mitchell

Background Materials, 1995-1998.


2 linear feet.
Arranged by material type.
Catalog Number: M202.7.1

Description:
Materials were collected for study or donated between December 1995 and 1998. Included are European-format (PAL) and VHS videos of documentaries and news broadcasts; one audiocassette; books tracking political unrest and human rights violations in Northern Ireland and abroad; autographed books given to Mitchell as thanks for his efforts in the peace process; information pamphlets; a poster issued by the United Campaign Against Plastic Bullets; a thank you letter to Mitchell from various Northern Ireland Ministers; a Queens University graduation program in which Mitchell is listed as speaker and honorary graduate; and other reference materials. These resources were gathered to provide Senator Mitchell and his staff with a working understanding of the issues facing all factions in Northern Ireland.


Access Restrictions: Restricted 10 years from date of creation.

Container List

  • Box 861 ·
    · ["The British Military Garrison in Ireland" pamphlet Sinn Fein Peace Action Monitor September 1st 1994]
    · [FBI Laboratory Explosives Unit]
    · ["Greater Ballymurphy 25 Years of Struggle" booklet]
    · [Report of the Public Inquiry into the Killing of Fergal Caraher and the wounding of Miceal Caraher 30th December 1990]
    · [Inserts found in book "The Way of Peace" by Cecil Kerr]
    · ["The Way of Peace" by Cecil Kerr]
    · ["Arming the Protestants" by Michael Farrell]
    · ["Human Rights in Northern Ireland" A Helsinki Watch Report]
    · ["Human Rights and Legal Defense in Northern Ireland" by the lawyers Committee for Human Rights]
  • Box 862 ·
    · V18- Panorama Subject: Northern Ireland (Master VHS, Copy VHS)
    · V19- The Darkest Days, Edward Daly Remembers (Master PAL, Copy VHS)
    · V20- Law of the Ghetto(Master VHS, Copy VHS)
    · V21- First Tuesday Hidden Hand: The Forgotten Massacre (Master PAL, Copy VHS)
    · V22- The Law and the Order (Master PAL, Copy VHS)
    · V27- RTE Prime Time Special: Dublin Monaghan Bombings "Friendly Forces" (Master PAL, Copy VHS)
    · V28- Panorama; Inside Story: Bloody Sunday; The Law and the Order; First Tuesday (Master PAL, Copy VHS)
  • Box 909 ·
    · graduation program: Queen's University of Belfast, 7/3/97
    · 1 audiocassette: "Summerfest 1996" with Senator George Mitchell, 6/29/96
    · 1 thank-you card to Mitchell from various Northern Ireland Ministers
    · bound copy of All-Party Negotiations Background Documents, 10/87
    Books:
    · Between Hope and History (Random House Inc: NY), 1996.
    · Church and State (Renewal Publications: Dunmurry, Ireland), 1995.
    · A Review and Analysis of Constructive Approaches to Group Accomodation and Minority Protection in Divided or Multicultural Societies (Brunswick Press: Dublin Castle), 1996.
    · Peace in Ireland (Mowbray: London), 1995.
    · Up off their Knees (Conn McCluskey and Associates: Ireland), 1989.
    · The Black Book of Bosnia (HarperCollins Publishers, Inc: USA), 1996.
    · The Flight Path (The Gallery Press: Ireland), 1996.
    · Ulster for Beginners (The Friends of the Union), 1998.
    · Square Circles (The Cadogan Group: Belfast), 1996.
    · Lessons of Ulster (The Friends of the Union: London), 1997.
    · Opus Finlandia (WSOY: Porvoo), 1996.
    · The Lost Gospel of the Earth (Sierra Club Books: San Francisco), 1996.
    · Sweet Killough Let Go Your Anchor (The Blackstaff Press: Belfast), 1994.
    · Reinforcing Powerlessness (IslandPublications: Ireland), 1996.
    · Black Puddings with Slim (The Blackstaff Press: Belfast), 1996. (2 copies)
    · The Choice (Simon and Schuster: NY), 1996.
    · Israel's Covert Diplomacy in Lebanon (MacMillan Press Ltd: London), 1998. (with autographed letter)

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