Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Council on Religion and International Affairs Collected Records, 1914-1980

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
Repository
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
Council on Religion and International Affairs
Title
Council on Religion and International Affairs Collected Records
Inclusive Dates
1914-1980
Call Number
CDG-A

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
1.66 linear inches/feet [papers only]
Abstract
The Church Peace Union was founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914. The organization included Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. In 1961, the name was changed to the Council on Religion and International Affairs.
Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Unknown [possibly from William I. Hull]
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff; this finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, March 2010.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Council on Religion and International Affairs Collected Records (CDG-A), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, 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
None

Historical Background
The Church Peace Union was founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914. The organization included Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. In 1961, the name was changed to the Council on Religion and International Affairs.

Collection Overview
The collection includes publications of the Church Peace Union from 1914-. There are also a few organizational and administrative documents such as minutes of meetings, correspondence, financial records, drafts of writings. Dr. William I. Hull of Swarthmore College was one of the trustees of the Church Peace Union and there is a folder of his correspondence included in the collection. From the late 1930s onward the collection contains mostly publications from the Church Peace Union and the Council on Religion and International Affairs.


Arrangement of Collection
These records are arranged chronologically, with administrative records and organizational publications kept together by year. Some special publications series are housed in a separate folder and in rough chronological order.




Detailed Description of the Collection


Box 1
Church Peace Union, 1914
Church Peace Union, 1915
Church Peace Union pamphlet series: "The Church and International Peace" (No. 1-10), 1914-1915
Church Peace Union, 1916
Church Peace Union,1917
Church Peace Union,1918
Church Peace Union,1919
Church Peace Union,1920
Church Peace Union,1921
Church Peace Union,1922
Church Peace Union,1923
Church Peace Union,1924
Church Peace Union,1925
Church Peace Union,1926
Church Peace Union,1927

Box 2
Church Peace Union,1928
Church Peace Union,1929
Church Peace Union, pamphlet series "World Friendship Lessons"
Church Peace Union,1930
Church Peace Union,1931
Church Peace Union,1932
Church Peace Union,1933
Church Peace Union,1934
Church Peace Union,1935
Church Peace Union,1936
Church Peace Union,1937
Church Peace Union,1938

Box 3
Church Peace Union,1939
Church Peace Union, n.d. [circa 1914-1939]
Church Peace Union correspondence, including correspondence of William I. Hull, 1915-1939
Church Peace Union Universal, Religious Peace Conference/World Conference, 1928-1937
Church Peace Union,1940
Church Peace Union,1941
Church Peace Union,1942
Church Peace Union,1943
Church Peace Union,1944
Church Peace Union,1945
Church Peace Union,1946
Church Peace Union,1947
Church Peace Union,1948-1949
Church Peace Union,1950-1951
Church Peace Union,1952-1953

Box 4

Church Peace Union,1954-1955
Church Peace Union,1956-1957
Church Peace Union,1958-1959
Church Peace Union,1960-1961
Church Peace Union, seminars, 1960
Council on Religion and International Affairs, seminars, 1961 and n.d.
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1962-1963
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1964-1965
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1966-1967
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1968-1969
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1970-1971
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1972-1973
Council on Religion and International Affairs, 1974-1980
Council on Religion and International Affairs-pamphlet series "Briefs", 1967-1972



This file was last updated on March 30, 2010.