Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers, 1971-1977

Collection: CDG-A

Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399 U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator); Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator); URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/

Descriptive Summary
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection not is the official repository for these papers.
Abdoo, Jayma (1951- 2006)
Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates
Call Number

Language of Materials
Materials in English
10 linear inches [papers only]

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Usage Restrictions
Alternate Form of Material
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Anthony Giacchino, 2007 [acc. 07A-038]
Processing Information
Processed by Anne M. Yoder (Archivist), November 2011
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers (CDGA), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record

Related Collections
Anthony Giachinno Camden 28 [Motion Picture] Collection (DG 235)
Camden 28 / Camden Defense Fund Collected Records (CDG-A)

Historical Background
Jayma Abdoo was Assistant Dean at Barnard College, where she served as an advisor to pre-med, pre-law, and international students. She had graduated with honors from Columbia University in 1988, and was a member of Phi Beta Kappa. She received a master's degree from the College of William and Mary. She died of cancer at the age of 55 in August 2006.

Collection Overview
This material includes correspondence with family and friends and other personal material, as well as letters and documents that portray Abdoo's involvement with the Camden 28 and their subsequent trial.

Items removed:
Photographs & negatives removed to the Photograph Collection
Button "Pumpkins for Peace" removed to the Button/Pin/Ribbon Collection

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Biographical information
Family correspondence, 1973-1977, undated
General correspondence, 1971-1973
General correspondence, 1974
General correspondence, 1975-1977, undated
Notebook kept
Involvement with Camden 28: statements, etc.
Involvement with Camden 28: correspondence

Box 2
Involvement with Camden 28: voir dire arguments, etc.
Involvement with Camden 28: court documents -- Abdoo's motion
Involvement with Camden 28: court documents [3 folders]
Involvement with Camden 28: jury [includes reference material]
Reference material

This file last updated on August 21, 2015