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Association for World Education Collected Records


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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The Association for World Education is an international, non-governmental, voluntary organization of individuals and institutions. Originally incorporated in New York State in 1970 as Association of World Colleges and Universities (AWCU), it changed name to the Association for World Education (AWE) in October 1974. AWCU was proposed by Quaker Morris R. Mitchell (1895-1976) in the 1960s as an accreditation agency for world college programs. The association promotes and encourages all types of innovative educational programs with a world perspective. Based in New York City.

Materials include history and by-laws, meeting minutes, 1970-1980, form letters, information about sponsored conferences, program literature, newsletters.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Association for World Education or the Association of World Colleges and Universities.

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