Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399, USA

PART IV: JANE ADDAMS PEACE ASSOCIATION

Historical Introduction

Scope, Contents & Arrangement

Jane Addams Peace Association-Children's Book Award Database (from JAPA)

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SERIES A: HISTORICAL / GENERAL RECORDS, 1948-1999
Box 1 [not on mf] on-site
History of JAPA
Certificate of Incorporation, 1948; articles of incorporation, 1983
By-laws, 1950-1959, 1982-1995
Tax-exempt status, 1951-
Policies, 1964-1979, 1994-1995
InterAmerican Work: Latin American representative(s) of JAPA, 1953-1963
Board-related material (nominations, procedures, recommendations, etc.)
Board member lists

SERIES B: OVERSIGHT OF JAPA, 1948-1999
Box 1 (cont.)
Meeting minutes: Advisory Council, 1972-1990
Reports to Advisory Council, 1973-
Meeting minutes: Executive Committee, 1960-1985
Reports to Executive Committee, 1973-
Lists of Board of Directors, 1950-1958, 1980-
Meeting minutes: Board of Directors, 1949-

Box 2 [not on mf] on-site
Meeting minutes: Annual Meeting, 1953-1994
Reports of Executive Director, 1956-1995

SERIES C: FINANCIAL RECORDS, 1948-1999
Box 2 (cont.)
Financial Records
Misc., 1949-1995
Annual audit reports, 1951-1995 [incomplete set]
General Fund budgets, 1960-

Box 3 [not on mf] on-site
Financial Records
Expense reports, 1960-
Receipts & expenses by categories reports, 1986-
Contribution reports, 1978 (Oct.) - 1979 (Dec.)
Projects funded, 1980-
Funding of international educational programs, 1980
Heloise Brainerd Scholarship [Fund], 1957-1979
Reserve Fund, 1974-1988
Seattle Peace Education Fund, 1980-1982
Shaw Fund correspondence etc., 1964-

Box 4 [not on mf] on-site
Financial Records
Stephens Fund correspondence etc., 1962-1976
U.S. Fund correspondence etc., 1979-1984


Box 5 [not on mf] on-site
Financial Records
U.S. Fund correspondence etc., 1985-1990

Box 6 [not on mf] on-site
Financial Records
U.S. Fund correspondence etc., 1991-1993
U.S. Fund correspondence etc., 1996
William I. and Hannah Clothier Hull Memorial Fund, 1958-1966
William I. and Hannah Clothier Hull Memorial Fund: correspondence of Everett Hunt, 1958-1960
Financial support for United Nations Project, 1950-1956
Fundraising -- misc., 1980-
Fundraising -- telephone solicitation campaign, Fall 1991
Fundraising -- responses from members to telephone solicitation, Fall 1991
Fundraising -- list of persons unwilling to receive telephone solicitations, 1991
Fundraising -- correspondence (negative) from members re: telephone solicitation,1991-1992
Fundraising -- telephone appeal/solicitation, Spring 1992

SERIES D: OUTREACH, 1948-1999
Box 7 [not on mf] on-site
Correspondence
Form letters, 1949-1959
Correspondence of Ruth Chalmers (Executive Director), 1960-1994
Misc. correspondence, 1963-
Correspondence of Andrea Spencer-Linzie (Executive Director), 1994-
Committees
Chicago Committee, 1952-1953
Committee for World Reconstruction & World Disarmament: meeting minutes, 1950-1952
Committee for World Reconstruction & World Disarmament: literature, 1951-1952
Committee for World Reconstruction & World Disarmament: misc., 1950-1952
Committee for World Development & World Disarmament, 1964-1965 [note: see DG 069 for bulk of CWDWD
material]
Committee to Study the Relationship of WILPF & JAPA, 1957-1958

Box 8 [not on mf] on-site
Committees
Committee on Education, 1970-1989
Committee on Education: Messages for Peace project, ca. 1980s [note: includes script for slide show "Messages
for Peace..."; see AudioVisual Collection for slide show & audiocassette]
Committee on Education: Messages for Peace project -- Soviet children's messages/drawings re: peace
Committee on Education: Messages for Peace project -- U.S. children's messages/drawings re: peace
Development Committee
Nuclear Information Committee, 1978-1985
Peace Education Committee, 1991
Literature
Literature distribution, 1973-1978
Recommendations re: discontinuing "Building Blocks for Peace," 1983
Literature re: peace education
Booklet "Learning Peace: A Resource Unit," 1972-1974
Booklet "Learning Peace: A Resource Unit": correspondence & questionnaires re: Learning Peace
curriculum, 1972-1976
 
Box 9 [not on mf] on-site
Literature
Booklet "Learning Peace: A Resource Unit": correspondence re: peace curriculum, 1972-1976
Booklet "Learning Peace: A Resource Unit": correspondence, 1973-1976 [file of Celia Daldy]
Booklet "Learning Peace: A Resource Unit": fundraising, 1972-1974 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Booklet "Building Blocks for Peace" by Margaret Comstock, 1973-1979
Booklet "Middle East Mission, April-May 1975" by Libby Frank & Edith Ballantyne
Booklet "Middle East Discussion Guide," 1979
Booklet (loose-leaf) "Education for a Global Society: A Resource Manual for Secondary Education
Teachers," ca. 1970s
Pamphlet "Racism In Its Historical and Global Contexts" by Gay J. McDougall, 1981
Booklet "Feminism and Peace" by Ethel Jensen (JAPA Board President), 1982
Booklet "Women, Taxes & Federal Spending" by Beth Robinson, 1983
Booklet (loose-leaf) "A Guide for Peace Day Camps for Kids" by Beverly Taylor, 1986

SERIES E: PROGRAM & ACTION, 1948-1999
Box 9 (cont.)
Projects: Jane Addams House, Philadelphia
History, 1945-
General, 1951-
Committee meeting minutes, 1950-
Legal papers, 1947-1962
Financial records, 1955-1988, 1992
Financial records of Mary Arnold (Treasurer), 1954-1957
Fire (on March 23, 1970) & its aftermath, 1970-1971
Plans for renovation, 1972; dedication of 1213 Race Street house, 1972 (Nov.)

Box 10 [not on mf] on-site
Projects: Art for World Friendship
Reports & literature, 1952-1968
Financial records, 1952-1965
Projects: Jane Addams Children's Book Award
Committee, 1953-
Annual book list, 1953-1959
General, 1960-1979
Distribution of curricula (analysis by school), 1975-1977
Five-aways to libraries (tally sheets), ca. 1979-1983
General, 1980-1999

Box 11 [not on mf] on-site
Projects: Jane Addams Refugee Project (International), 1958-1959 [funded the Jane Addams Memorial
House in Spittal-Drau, Austria], 1958-1959
Projects: Jane Addams Refugee Project (International), 1960
Projects: Friendly World Broadcasting, 1958-1963
Projects: Miami Peace Education Fund
By-laws
Reports
Guidelines for funding
Correspondence etc. re: guidelines for funding, 1978-1982
General, 1979-1981

Box 12 [not on mf] off-site
Projects: Miami Peace Education Fund
General, 1982-1986

Box 13 [not on mf] off-site
Projects: Miami Peace Education Fund
General, 1987-1988
1988: honoring of Greta Lynch (founder of MPEF)
General, 1989-1999
Projects: Greta Lynch Development Fund
Program work, etc.
Program work, etc., 1960-1979
Work re: 1961 WILPF Conference of Soviet & U.S. women
1961 
1961 (Sept.-Oct.)
1961 (Nov.)
Follow-up

Box 14 [not on mf] off-site
Program work, etc.
Co-sponsorship of 1964 Soviet-American Women's Conference
General
Correspondence, etc., 1963
Correspondence, etc., 1964
Co-sponsorship of reception for Soviet delegation, New York (NY), April 1964
Work re: U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange, 1967
Participation in planning & fundraising for WILPF U.N. Seminar "Human Rights and Peace," New York
(NY), Oct. 09-10, 1967
Sponsorship of Conference on the Future of the United Nations, New York (NY), Jan. 17-18, 1968:
general
Sponsorship of Conference on the Future of the United Nations, New York (NY), Jan. 17-18, 1968:
correspondence
Co-sponsorship of 1972 U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar

Box 15 [not on mf] off-site
Program work, etc.
Work re: WILPF's 60th anniversary, 1973-1974
Work re: WILPF's 60th anniversary, 1975, and follow-up, 1976
Work re: WILPF's 60th anniversary: finances (includes contributors)
Co-sponsorship of 1976 U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar
Work re: 1978 WILPF Conference "Women, SALT, and Arms Control"
Program work, etc., 1980-1983
Work re: WILPF honoring of Alva Myrdal, 1980
Co-sponsorship of 1980-1983 U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminars
Involvement with Racism Task Force, 1980-1987
Work re: WILPF's 70th anniversary, 1983-1985
Work re: WILPF's 70th anniversary: Boca Raton dinner, ca. 1985
Program work, etc., 1984-1989
Court case vs. city of Philadelphia re: application for real estate tax exemption, 1984

Box 16 (1/2 box) [not on mf] off-site
Program work, etc.
Work re: seminar "The Role of Latin American Women in Peace and Development Efforts," Costa Rica,
Sept. 17-22, 1985 [proposed only?
Work re: WILPF's 75th anniversary, 1987-1990
Program work, etc., 1990-1999
Attendance (by ??) at Campaign Against Proliferation meeting, Sept. 19, 1991
Co-funding of "National Children's Summit" by Costa Rica Section, Oct. 22-24, 1993 [includes 6 color
photographs (glued into booklet)]
Celebration for JAPA's 50 years of partnership with WILPF: honoring of Alice Sachs Hamburg & JAPA,
1997
Undated material (ca. 1980-1989)
Undated material (ca. 1990-1999)

SERIES F: PAPERS OF STAFFPERSONS, 1948-1999
Box 17 [not on mf] off-site
Papers of Rachel Martin, Development Coordinator
Correspondence, 1983-1985
Correspondence from WILPF International Office, 1984-1985
Weekly reports to Ruth Chalmers, 1983 (Nov.) - 1984 (July) [includes replies from RC]
Weekly reports to Ruth Chalmers, 1984 (Sept.) - 1985 (July) [includes replies from RC]
Work re: Middle East, ca. 1980-1986 [includes resources developed; speech]
Lists of Lifetime Members & form letters to them, 1981-1985
WILPF Fundraising Committee, 1983
WILPF fundraising, 1983-1985
JAPA projects/funding, 1983-1984
Fundraising mailing by Rachel Martin, ca. 1983-1984
Fundraising: foundations, 1983-1984
Work with WILPF Branches, 1983-1984
Participation in panel discussion "Militarism & the Gender Gap," Asheville, NC, Jan. 14, 1984 [includes
speech given]
Preparation for U.N. Decade for Women Conference in Nairobi, ca. 1984-1985
Work re: WILPF's 70th Anniversary, 1984-1985 [includes meeting minutes] 

Box 18 (1/2 box) [not on mf] off-site
Papers of Rachel Martin, Development Coordinator
Work re: WILPF Program "Listen to Women for a Change" / Women's Poll Project, 1984
Gertrud Baer International Women's Seminar, 1984
Gertrud Baer International Women's Seminar, 1985-1986
Leah Halper (3rd Anne Peabody Brown Disarmament Intern at U.N.)
Work re: disarmament
Misc. notes



Acc. 01A-003: Box 1
Unprocessed files (received January 2001)
WILPF Peace Camp
Peace efforts in Sierra Leone
Women & armed conflict
"A Report for WILPF Conference Planners," 1973
JAPA/WILPF interns
Networking with other peace groups (mailing lists etc.)
Book awards
Aftermath of 1995 Beijing Women's Conference
Voices from the Peace Front Conference
WILPF projects re: Asia
STAR Program
[note: box also includes unfoldered material; file folder names listed above may not reflect total contents of folders]



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