Dietrich von Haugwitz papers, 1971-2007 and undated [manuscript].


Dietrich von Haugwitz papers, 1971-2007 and undated [manuscript].

This collection contains various materials related to animal rights issues. The collection is arranged into two series: Organizations and Topical Files. Organizations include People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, The Humane Society of the United States, Animal Protection Society, and North Carolina Network for Animals. The organizations are both local to North Carolina and national. Topical Files contain general information about animal rights, animals used in biomedical research, hunting, vegetarianism, and individual species of animals. Several of the newsletters and news clippings contain materials written by Dietrich and Eva von Haugwitz. A few of the news articles relate to research studies at North Carolina State University which used animals. North Carolina State University philosphy professer Tom Regan, an opponent of animal studies, also appears in several articles.

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