A Guide to the Eric Reeves Papers, 1994-2011

Reeves (Eric) Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Eric Reeves Papers
Creator
Reeves, Eric, 1950-
Inclusive Dates
1994-2011
Extent
8 Linear Feet
Abstract
The collection contains correspondence, emails, lectures, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, and writings regarding Eric Reeves' advocacy, research, and analysis of the humanitarian crisis and genocide in Sudan and Darfur from 1999 onward. The collection also contains documents regarding the court case, Presbyterian Church of Sudan et al. vs. Talisman Energy Inc, Sudan.
Call Number
2010.0061
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Valerie Love.
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205 archives@uconn.edu URL:

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Eric Reeves Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The Eric Reeves Papers were donated in 2010 by  Eric Reeves. Additions to the collection were received in 2011.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research. Some materials containing personal email addresses have been redacted. Contact the curator for further information.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], Eric Reeves Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Manuscripts (document genre)
  • Audio visual materials
  • Correspondence
  • Notebooks
  • Speeches (documents)
  • Newspapers
  • Notes
  • Photocopies
  • Photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Reeves, Eric, 1950-
  • Reeves, Eric, 1950-

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Biography

Charles Eric Reeves was born in 1950 and grew up in  South Pasadena, California, the eldest of three boys and two girls. His English mother and Canadian father moved from  Canada to  California after World War II.

Reeves attended Williams College, in  Williamstown, Massachusetts, from 1968-1972. While he had received a scholarship to assist with his living costs, he donated his funding to the  Biafra Relief Fund to aid victims caught up in the civil war in  Nigeria. Reeves had a student deferment during the  Vietnam War; however he chose to pursue conscientious-objector status as well, and received an 1-O classification. Reeves graduated with with a bachelor’s in philosophy, and married his wife Nancy in 1973, with whom he has raised two daughters.

Reeves received his Ph.D. in Renaissance literature from the University of Pennsylvania, and in 1979 began working as a Professor of English Language and Literature at  Smith College in  Northampton, Massachusetts. In 1999, he began focusing full-time as a  Sudan researcher and analyst, publishing extensively both in the US and internationally. He has testified several times before the Congress, has lectured widely in academic settings, and has served as a consultant to a number of human rights and humanitarian organizations operating in  Sudan. Working independently, he has written on all aspects of  Sudan's recent history. His book about  Darfur,  A Long Day's Dying: Critical Moments in the Darfur Genocide, was published in May 2007. Reeves maintains a website on  Sudan documentation, http://sudanreeves.org.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, photographs, writings, speeches, regarding Eric Reeves' advocacy, research and analysis of the humanitarian crisis and genocide in  Sudan and  Darfur from 1999 onward. The collection also contains asylum petitions from displaced Sudanese, and documents regarding the court case,  Presbyterian Church of Sudan et al. vs.  Talisman Energy Inc.,  Sudan.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

All About Darfur. Dodd VHS 436

Ashes and Hope in Sudan’s Blue Nile. Dodd VHS 437

BBC News Panorama: China’s Secret War. Dodd DVD 136

Blood for Oil: Forgotten People of Southern Sudan. Dodd VHS 438

Child of Hope: Darfur Dreams of Peace. Dodd DVD 137

The Devil Came on Horseback. Dodd DVD 138

ER Darfur Story Arc, Episodes “No Place to Hide,” airdate 4/27/2006 and “There are No Angels Here,” airdate 5/4/06. Dodd DVD 139

Familiar Voices: A Reaction to the Crisis in Darfur. Dodd DVD 140

Genocide Studies and Prevention Dodd Periodicals

Judgment on Genocide: International Campaign for Justice in Sudan. Dodd DVD 141

The Promise. Dodd DVD 142

South Sudan Post Dodd Periodicals

Stopping Genocide: Darfur (Sudan), 2004. Dodd VHS 439

They Turned Our Desert into Fire. Dodd DVD 143

Through the Eyes of Children: Growing Up in Sudan. Dodd DVD 144

Under Siege: The Nuba of Sudan. Dodd VHS 440

Witnessing Darfur: Genocide Emergency. Dodd DVD 145

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Personal Materials, 2002-2010 

Articles about Eric Reeves, 2005-2006 


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Mixed Materials   1:1

Certificates, 2002-2007 


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Mixed Materials   1:2

Correspondence, 2004-2008, undated 


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Mixed Materials   1:3

Curriculum Vitae, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   1:4

Dedication, 2005 


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Mixed Materials   1:5

Event Programs, 2001-2007, undated 


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Mixed Materials   1:6

Guide to people referred to in email,, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   1:7

Letters of recommendation, 2002 


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Mixed Materials   1:8

Photographs, 2000-2005, undated 


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Mixed Materials   1:9

Sudan Aid Fund, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   1:10

Travel Documents, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   1:11

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Series II: Writings, 1996-2011 

Articles by Eric Reeves, 1996-2003 


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Mixed Materials   1:12

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   1:13-15

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2005 


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Mixed Materials   2:16-17

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2006 


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Mixed Materials   2:18

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2007 


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Mixed Materials   2:19

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2008 


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Mixed Materials   2:20

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2009 


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Mixed Materials   2:21

Articles by Eric Reeves, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   2:22

Book Project Proposal, 2004-2005 


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Mixed Materials   3:23

Correspondence, 2001-2004 


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Mixed Materials   3:24

Correspondence, undated, 2004-2011 


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Mixed Materials   3:25

Email Correspondence, 2000 


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Mixed Materials   3:26

Email Correspondence, 2001 


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Mixed Materials   3:27

Email Correspondence, 2002 


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Mixed Materials   3:28

Email Correspondence, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   3:29

Email Correspondence, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   3:30-31

Email Correspondence, 2005 


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Mixed Materials   3:32-33

Email Correspondence, 2006 


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Mixed Materials   4:34-35

Email Correspondence, 2007 


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Mixed Materials   4:36

Email Correspondence, 2008 


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Mixed Materials   4:37

Email Correspondence, 2009 


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Mixed Materials   4:38

Email Correspondence, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   4:39

Email Correspondence, 2011 


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Mixed Materials   4:40

Email Correspondence, undated 


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Mixed Materials   4:41

Lectures, 2004-2007 


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Mixed Materials   5:42

Letters to the Editor, 2004-2007 


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Mixed Materials   5:43

List of Acronyms/ Terminology for Sudan, 2010 


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Mixed Materials   5:44

List of Publications by Reeves, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   5:45

Notebooks from Travel to Sudan, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   5:46

Testimony of Eric Reeves to the  Massachusetts State Legislature, 2005 Nov 17 


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Mixed Materials   5:47

Writing: "A War on Terrorism and the Betrayal of Southern Sudan", 2001 


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Mixed Materials   5:48

Writing: "The Agony of Internal Exile: Sudan's Displaced Populations in a World of Differences", undated 


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Mixed Materials   5:49

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Series III: Research Files, 1999-2009 

90-day Humanitarian Action Plan for Darfur, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   5:50

ACAS Bulletin, 2000-2003 


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Mixed Materials   5:51

Agreement Documents, 2003-2004, undated 


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Mixed Materials   5:52

Arms Trade, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   5:53

Articles, 2001-2004 


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Mixed Materials   5:54

Articles, 2006 


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Mixed Materials   5:55

Congressional Correspondence, 2000-2004 


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Mixed Materials   5:56

Congressional Testimony and Bills, 2001-2007 


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Mixed Materials   5:57

Correspondence cc'd to Reeves, 1999-2002 


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Mixed Materials   5:58

Darfur Mortality Updates, 2004-2005 


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Mixed Materials   6:59

Divestment Campaigns, 2005-2006 


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Mixed Materials   6:60

Draft Peace Agreement, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:61

E-mails from Sudan–L listserv, 1999 


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Mixed Materials   6:62

Genocide Olympics Campaign, 2007-2008 


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Mixed Materials   6:63

Human Rights Watch Report: Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights Part 1, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   6:64

Human Rights Watch Report: Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights Part 2, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   6:65

Human Rights Watch Report: Sudan, Oil, and Human Rights Part 3, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   6:66

ISG Newsletter, 2004-2005 


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Mixed Materials   6:67

Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Sudan and the SPLM/A, 2002 


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Mixed Materials   6:68

Memorandum between the Government of Sudan and the  U.N. Security Council, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:69

Memorandum: Mass Graves in Darfur, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:70

Most Wanted Perpetrators, 2005, undated 


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Mixed Materials   6:71

National Democractic Alliance, Sudan, 2001 


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Mixed Materials   6:72

News Articles, 1999-2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:73

News Articles, 2004-2005 


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Mixed Materials   6:74

Olympics, 2008 


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Mixed Materials   6:75

Photographs, undated 


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Mixed Materials   6:76

Photographs from the Nuba Mountains, Southern  Sudan, 2003 


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Mixed Materials   6:77

Physicians for Human Rights, 2007-2009 


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Mixed Materials   6:78

Physicians for Human Rights Press Releases, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:79

Protocols, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   6:80

Reports, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   7:81

Rwanda, 1994-1999 


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Mixed Materials   7:82

Statements, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   7:83

Sudan Timeline, 2004 


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Mixed Materials   7:84

Talisman Energy, Inc., 1999-2004 


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Mixed Materials   7:85

Transcript of Oil Evidence, 2005 


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Mixed Materials   7:86

U.S. Institute for Peace, undated 


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Mixed Materials   7:87

United Nations Documents, 2004-2005 


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Mixed Materials   7:88

Writing: Sudan: Suffering a Long Way Off, undated 


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Mixed Materials   7:89

Case Files: Presbyterian Church of Sudan et. al, vs.  Talisman Energy, Inc., 2002 


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Mixed Materials   7:90

Case Files: Presbyterian Church of Sudan et. al, vs.  Talisman Energy, Inc., 2003 


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Mixed Materials   7:91

Case Files: Presbyterian Church of Sudan et. al, vs.  Talisman Energy, Inc., undated 


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Mixed Materials   7:92

Case Files: Presbyterian Church of Sudan et. al, vs.  Talisman Energy, Inc., undated 


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Mixed Materials   7:93

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Series IV: Oversize Materials, 2004-2008 

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Scrapbooks, undated 

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Genocide Olympics T-shirt, 2008 

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Farchana Manifesto Poster, undated 

8

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Series V: Audiovisual Materials, undated [2004-2011] 

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Cassette tapes of radio interviews with Eric Reeves, undated 

9

Photographs from Sudan on CD, undated 

9

Documents and Maps of Sudan on CD, undated 

9

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