About the Digital Collection
This digital collection documents the human rights activism of the Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer in 1970s and 1980s Argentina. The collection consists of the correspondence, project files, subject files, publications, and other documents contained in the Argentina subseries of the Geographic series of the Marshall T. Meyer papers held at Duke University's David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.
This digital collection comprises selected materials from the following archival collection at David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library:
Marshall T. Meyer papers 1902-2004 and undated, bulk 1984-1993
Collection #RL.00895 | 63.8 Linear Feet; Approx. 48,900 Items
Marshall T. Meyer was an activist rabbi who worked in Argentina during the period of the Dirty War (mid 1970s to mid 1980s). The papers of Marshall T. Meyer span the years 1919-2004. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence from throughout Meyer's career as a religious leader and human rights activist; his published and unpublished writings and speeches; printed material collected by Meyer; Meyer's working and research files organized by geography, organizations, people, and subject; personal files, including appointment books, biographical material, papers from Meyer's school days, photographs, memorabilia, and material documenting his numerous engagements; audio tapes and cassettes of Meyer's services, interviews, lectures, and other events; and Betacam and VHS videocassette recordings of interviews and other public appearances by Meyer.