Betsy and Tom Giduz Papers 1977-1990

Creator
Giduz, Tom
Size
4 linear feet (8 archival storage boxes)
Location

For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference Staff.

Call number
MC 00289

The Betsy and Tom Giduz Papers contain research materials pertaining to animal rights organizations dating from 1981-1990. The majority of the collection consists of published sources.

Biographical/historical note

Betsy and Tom Giduz, residents of Orange County, North Carolina, amassed documents pertaining to animal rights.

Scope/content

The Betsy and Tom Giduz Papers ranges in date primarily from 1981 to 1990. Most of the research contains information from and about local, national, and international animal rights organizations and issues pertaining to biological and medical research. There are also documents about animal care and human-animal interactions. This research comes in the form of newspaper and magazine articles, newsletters, various forms of correspondence, handouts, flyers, and a plethora of miscellaneous items, such as posters, stickers, photographs, and slides.

Physical description

8 archival storage boxes

Arrangement

The Historical and General Information series relates to the animal rights movement and the beginning of the movement itself. The Animal Research series offers general information, as well as research on alternative methods of medical and biological research. The Organizations series has information on the various local, national, and international animal rights groups and their causes. The Topical Materials series includes documents on issues that pertain to various forms of animal testing, recreational activities involving animals, and alternative lifestyles; materials relating to education, law, and religion. Finally, the Publications series has editorials, journal articles, and other ephemeral publications produced by various local and national animal rights organizations. The Bibliography includes a list of those serials and monographs located in the books collection that were donated by the Giduz with this collection. The Additions series contains materials added after initial processing that may or may not be duplicated in the foregoing series.

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Betsy and Tom Giduz Papers, MC 00289, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Donated by Betsy and Tom Giduz in August, 2000.

Donated by Betsy and Tom Giduz, August, 2000.

Historical and General Information 1984-1990

This series primarily pertains to the origins of the animal rights movement and basic information on the movement itself. It also has a plethora of documents relating to general animal care. The series consists of flyers, pamphlets, advertisements, booklets, posters, and reports from a variety of local, national, and international animal rights groups. The correspondence mainly stems from animal rights groups, but some of the letters are from the Giduz's or other individuals involved in the movement. There are also newspaper, journal, and magazine articles from around the country including The Animals' Agenda, Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report, the Raleigh News and Observer, the New York Times, the Chapel Hill Newspaper, and the Washington Post.

0.5 archival boxes, 0.25 linear feet

Animal Rights Movement History
Box 1, Folder 1
Animal Rights
Box 1, Folder 2
General Information, Animals
Box 1, Folder 3
Animal Care
Box 1, Folder 4
March for Animals, June 1990
Box 1, Folder 5
Animal Research and Activism 1984-1990

This series documents animal research in general and alternative methods of research. There are ephemeral materials, including papers, bulk mail, pamphlets, flyers, advertisements, newsletters, journal, newspaper, and magazine articles, and other forms of promotional materials produced by different animal rights groups. The folder Animal Research contains two papers: the Animal Rights Protection Society of Orange County's paper entitled APS Position on Research Laboratory Animals; and Gul Agha's paper entitled, Myths and Realities of Animal Experimentation. The folder Alternatives to Animal Research has some abstracts and a bibliography as well. The folder UNC, Crisp List contains two annual reports from the Animal and Plant Health Inspection and computer printouts on different types to testing used on different species of animals.

0.3 archival boxes, 0.15 linear feet

Animal Research (1 of 5)
Box 1, Folder 6
Animal Research (2 of 5)
Box 1, Folder 7
Animal Research (3 of 5)
Box 1, Folder 8
Animal Research (4 of 5)
Box 1, Folder 9
Animal Research (5 of 5)
Box 1, Folder 10
Alternatives to Animal Research
Box 1, Folder 11
Research, UNC, Crisp List (1 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 12
Research, UNC, Crisp List (2 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 13
Organizations

This series, the largest in the collection, has documents pertaining to the various local, national, and international animal rights groups. Many of the folders contain correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, pamphlets, flyers, and handouts that promote either the organization or the various animal rights issues they are concerned with. Much of the correspondence includes membership letters or is between the Giduz's and various officials of animal rights groups, such as Neal Barnard (president of PCRM ), Nancy Rich (N.C. Network for Animals), and Ingrid Newkirk (PETA). Other significant materials include: a paper written by Tom and Betsy Giduz entitled The Use of Non-Human Animals in Medical Education created in conjunction with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine; documents on primate research, primarily the Silver Spring Monkeys, associated with the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) organization; photographs and slides from PETA's unauthorized visit to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Animal Holding Facility in December 1988; and court documents relating to the SETA v. Dr. William D. Huffines, who at the time of the case was Chairman of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This series is arranged alphabetically.

2.25 archival boxes, 1.2 linear feet

Alliance for Animals (Madison, WI) 2003
Box 1, Folder 14
American Mixbreed Society
Box 1, Folder 15
Animal Legal Defense Fund
Box 1, Folder 16
Animal Liberation Front (ALF)
Box 1, Folder 17
Animal Protection Institute (API)
Box 1, Folder 18
Animals and Society Institute [2005]
Box 1, Folder 19
Anti-Vivisection Society
Box 1, Folder 20
Association of Veterinarians for Animal Rights (AVAR)
Box 2, Folder 1
Culture and Animals Foundation
Box 2, Folder 2
Farm Animal Reform Movement (FARM)
Box 2, Folder 3
Fund for Animals
Box 2, Folder 4
Humane Society of the United States (HSUS)
Box 2, Folder 5
Humans Against Rabbit Exploitation (HARE)
Box 2, Folder 6
International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)
Box 2, Folder 7
International Society for Animal Rights (ISAR)
Box 2, Folder 8
Medical Research Modernization Committee (MRMC)
Box 2, Folder 9
National Alliance for Animal Legislation
Box 2, Folder 10
National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR)
Box 2, Folder 11
National Association of Nurses Against Vivisection (NARAV)
Box 2, Folder 12
N.C. Network for Animals
Box 2, Folder 13
N.C. Network for Animals Newsletters
Box 2, Folder 14
Pets Are Wonderful Council (PAW)
Box 2, Folder 15
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)
Box 3, Folder 1
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Primate research
Box 3, Folder 2
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), Photographs
Box 3, Folder 3
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) (1 of 2)
Box 3, Folder 4
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) (2 of 2)
Box 3, Folder 5
Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM), Newsletters
Box 3, Folder 6
Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS)
Box 3, Folder 7
Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Adoption Contracts
Box 3, Folder 8
Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Pamphlets
Box 3, Folder 9
Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), Newsletters
Box 3, Folder 10
Primarily Primates
Box 3, Folder 11
Sea Shepherd
Box 3, Folder 12
Students for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (SETA)
Box 4, Folder 1
Trans-Species Unlimited
Box 4, Folder 2
Voices for Animals
Box 4, Folder 3
Topical Materials 1983-1990

This series contains documents addressing the various issues that concern many animal rights activists. Many of the items, like newspaper, journal, magazine articles, pamphlets, and flyers, discuss the different sides to each issue, and in many cases offer solutions to a particular issue. Much of the correspondence was generated by either the Giduz' or other individuals affiliated with the various animal rights groups. The Cosmetic Testing folder contains some photographs of animal experiments. The folder Dog and Cock Fighting contains a couple of petitions to end the practice. In the Fur and Anti-Trap folder, there are several stickers and bumper sticker that promote a ban on wearing fur. The issues are arranged alphabetically.

This series offers documents that discuss the various forms of protest, dissection in biology classes, and human-animal interactions. It contains a range of teaching materials as well. Most of the documents come in the form of pamphlets, booklets, newspaper and magazine articles, handouts, flyers, and worksheets. In the folder Humane Bibliography, there are two bibliographies on animal abuse, animal rights, and animal welfare. This series is arranged alphabetically.

This series contains research on legal matters pertaining to animals and animal rights protection. The folder Ordinances contains various North Carolina counties' and Jefferson County, Kentucky animal ordinances. The series is arranged alphabetically.

This series includes research on how religion has played a role in the animal rights movement. The documents, like newsletters, pamphlet, magazine articles, and correspondence, in this series were primarily generated by the Unitarian Universalists for Ethical Treatment of Animals.

1.75 archival boxes, 0.9 linear feet

General Records 1983-1990
Cosmetic Testing
Box 4, Folder 4
Dog and Cock Fighting
Box 4, Folder 5
Dog and Horse Racing
Box 4, Folder 6
Dog Laboratory (1 of 2)
Box 4, Folder 7
Dog Laboratory (2 of 2)
Box 4, Folder 8
Factory Farming
Box 4, Folder 9
Fur and Trapping (1 of 2)
Box 4, Folder 10
Fur and Trapping (2 of 2)
Box 4, Folder 11
Hunting
Box 4, Folder 1
Lethal Dose
Box 5, Folder 2
Livestock Abuse
Box 5, Folder 3
Pet Shops/Puppy Mills
Box 5, Folder 4
Pound Seizures (1 of 2)
Box 5, Folder 5
Pound Seizures (2 of 2)
Box 5, Folder 6
Psychological Experiment
Box 5, Folder 7
Project Wild
Box 5, Folder 8
Rodeos
Box 5, Folder 9
Veal
Box 5, Folder 10
Vegetarianism
Box 5, Folder 11
Wildlife
Box 5, Folder 12
Zoos
Box 5, Folder 13
Education 1984-1989
Civil Disobedience
Box 5, Folder 14
Children and Animals
Box 5, Folder 15
Computer and Animals
Box 6, Folder 1
Curricula
Box 6, Folder 2
Teaching Materials
Box 6, Folder 3
Humane Bibliography
Box 6, Folder 4
Humane Lifestyles
Box 6, Folder 5
Letter Writing for Animals
Box 6, Folder 6
Law 1984-1989
Law and Animals
Box 6, Folder 7
Legislation
Box 6, Folder 8
Ordinances
Box 6, Folder 9
Wills and Bequests for Animals
Box 6, Folder 10
Religion 1987-1990
Religion and Animals
Box 6, Folder 11
Publications 1977-1989

This series contains editorials, journal articles, primarily from journals like National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression (NARSAD), Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB), New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), and The North Carolina Medical Journal (NCMJ), miscellaneous newsletters from various local animal rights groups, and catalogs that either promote merchandise from a particular organization or products that were not tested on animals. Many of the articles in the folder Editorials are written by Belton P. Mouras (API). The various articles in the folder Medical Journal Articles discuss the authors' position on a topic relating to animal research and its association with medicine. The articles are arranged chronologically by date of publication.

0.5 archival boxes, 0.25 linear feet

Editorials
Box 6, Folder 12
Medical Journal Articles
Box 6, Folder 13
Animal Protection Society Newsletters March 1987-October 1987
Box 6, Folder 14
Farm Sanctuary Newsletters 1987-1990
Box 6, Folder 15
The Grapevine , Newsletters March 1990-April 1991
Box 6, Folder 16
Miscellaneous Newsletters
Half box 7, Folder 1
Animal Rights Catalogs
Half box 7, Folder 2
Cruelty-Free Catalogs
Half box 7, Folder 3
Pamphlet, "Ten Common Arguments Against Animal Rights Refuted" undated
Half box 7, Folder 4
Magazine, "The Animal's Voice" 1988
Half box 7, Folder 5
Additions
Size: 0.5 linear feet

This series contains materials that may or may not be duplicated in the foregoing series. The additions include brochures, newsletters, correspondence, flyers, and other items related to animal rights in general and specific issues related to animal rights, such as animal research, vegetarianism, use of fur in fashion, trapping and hunting, responsible farming, and other topics.

Organizations
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) 1987-1990, undated
Box 8, Folder 1
Topical Materials
Mixed Brochures 1985-1995
Box 8, Folder 2
Animal Research 1982-1989, undated
Box 8, Folder 3
Animal Research 1982-1990, undated
Box 8, Folder 4
Hunting, Trapping, and Fur 1977-1986, undated
Box 8, Folder 5
Pet Care and Acquisition 1983-1986, undated
Box 8, Folder 6
Animal Fighting and Racing 1980-1987
Box 8, Folder 7
Rodeo 1982-1985
Box 8, Folder 8
Farm Animals and Factory Farming 1983-1986, undated
Box 8, Folder 9
Veal 1985, undated
Box 8, Folder 10
Vegetarianism 1985-1988, undated
Box 8, Folder 11
Dissection 1985, undated
Box 8, Folder 12
Mixed Clippings 1979-1990, undated
Box 8, Folder 13
Mixed Clippings 1978-1989, undated
Box 8, Folder 14
Law and Legislation 1981-1986, undated
Box 8, Folder 15
Organizing, Education, and Outreach 1985-2001, undated
Box 8, Folder 16
Organizing, Education, and Outreach 1983-1985, undated
Box 8, Folder 17
Events 1989-1990, undated
Box 8, Folder 18
Correspondence 1984-1989, undated
Box 8, Folder 19
Notes 1989, undated
Box 8, Folder 20

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Betsy and Tom Giduz Papers, MC 00289, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.