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U.S. Peace Council Records

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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.

Overview and metadata sections

The U.S. Peace Council National Founding Conference was held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 9-11, 1979. The organization was headquartered in New York, New York until 1990, then moved to Philadelphia. It was formed as a "peace and solidarity network" and published the periodical Peace and Solidarity. The U.S. Peace Council was affiliated with the World Peace Council, headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. ThePhiladelphia national headquarters closed in 1992, but some operations were continued from 1993 onward by the Michigan chapter.

This collection contains the records of the U.S. Peace Council which were housed in the Philadelphia headquarters when it closed in 1992.

This collection remains in the order in which it was donated.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.

Gift of U.S. Peace Council, 1990 [Acc. 90A-027]; 2000 [Acc. 00A-008]

This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated. This finding aid aid was prepared by Kathy Sun and Wendy E. Chmielewski in November, 2012.

Publisher
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Access Restrictions

None.

Copyright may have been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. The copyright to some items in this collection may have been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendents), as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.
Use Restrictions

None.

Collection Inventory

Miscellaneous.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Southern Organziations.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council Newsletter Materials.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Executive Board and Key Contact Mailings, 1985.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Originals for Printing, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council Letters.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Executive Board and Key Contact Mailing, April 27, 1984 through December 31, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council Correspondence, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council Multinational Conference Proposals.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council Advisory Council Solicitation.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
U.S. Peace Council National Executive Board Key Contacts Local Peace Councils.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
National Advisory Board.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Peace Movement Publications and "Progressive" Publications.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Possible Funders, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
IPPNW Report, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
South Africa Task Force U.S. Peace Council, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 1
Finance Committee/U.S. Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council By-Laws (How to Organize a Chapter).
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace and Solidarity.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Southern Organizing Project, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Miscellaneous.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Minutes-Third U.S. Peace Council Conference.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council Key Contact Mailing and other Correspondence.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Thrid National Conference.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Finances.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council Northeast Region Seminar.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Morocco-Sahara.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council Organizing Manual Original.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council Letters From Michael, 1983.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
U.S. Peace Council Fifth National Conference.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Correspondence, January through February.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 2
Peace Council Organization.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 3
Mailing List Religious Leaders.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 3
Peace Treaty.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 3
Spring Coalition.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 3
Baez Jone Vietnam.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 4
Founding Conference- Draft Resolutions, etc.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 4
Founding Conference Philadelphia.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 4
March on Washington.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 5
Mississippi-Birmingham.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 5
Red Banty.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 5
WPC Tour of U.S., May 3, 1981 through May 18, 1981.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 5
Conyers Meeting.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
U.S. Peace Council, 1985.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
National Office Information.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Peace Councils-Local.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Boston Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Brooklyn Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

Birmingham.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Chicago Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

Youngstown, Ohio Peace Council, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Colorado Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Denver Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Greater New Haven Peace Council, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Quad Cities Peace Council, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Central New Jersey Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
West Virginia Peace Council, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

Washington D.C. Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Staten Island Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

Queens Coalition for Peace and Justice.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Southern California Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Seattle Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Cleveland Peace Committee.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Delaware Valley Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Detroit Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Heritage Village Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Jersey City Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Michigan Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
New Haven Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
U.S. Peace Council Ohio.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 6
Pittsburg Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Portland, Oregon Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Quad-Cities Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Queens Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
San Francisco Bay Area Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

San Francisco Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
New York Peace Council, 1983.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Event Advertising.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
New York Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
Scope and Contents

[2 folders]

Material, 42898.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 7
King Memorial Workshop on Human Needs.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Demo/Washington D.C., 29848.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Organizing Manual (copies).
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Third National Conference Chicago Workshop Resolutions.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Literature Order Forms Original and Copies.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Original Contract for Souvenir Journal.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Conference Letter Journal Advertisement, 30557.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Telegrams-U.S. Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
National Steering Committee.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Statements (Open Letters) U.S. Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Draft Statement of Purpose.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council-Projected Calendar.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
Field Office Information-Myerson, 1984.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Program.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Minutes National Executive Board.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
U.S. Peace Council Organizational Mailings.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8
May 3 and After.
Box DG 153: Acc. 90A-027: 8

U.S. Peace Council.
Box DG 153: Acc. 00A-008: 1
Scope and Contents

[3 folders]

Material from Re-File Box, 1997.
Box DG 153: Re-File Box: 1
Material from Re-File Box, 1998.
Box DG 153: Re-File Box: 1

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