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

PART III: U.S. SECTION
SERIES H,4: ADMINISTRATIVE RECORDS -- STAFF PAPERS AND/OR
DEPARTMENTAL FILES
 
Scope, Contents & Arrangement

Note to researchers: Be sure to search the entire WILPF checklist for more information on your person/topic of interest, which might be contained in other parts/series, or in other SCPC archival collections.




Box 1 [not on mf] on-site
Miscellaneous Departmental Records
Anne Peabody Brown U.N. Internship [note: intern in 1981 was Anne T. Henry, who wrote "Between U.N. Special
Sessions on Disarmament I and II - A Guide to the Committee on Disarmament for Peace Activists," included in this folder]
Anne Peabody Brown Disarmament Intern at the United Nations [note: intern in 1983? was Leah Halper; in 1994,
intern was Julie Melay; in 1996, intern was Felicity Hill]
Jane Addams Internship Program
Development Department
United Nations Office, 1992-1998 [note: Director in 1998 was Felicity Hill]
Filing systems
Telephone service, 1980s
Misc. memos to staff, 1980s
Replacement of defective photocopier, 1985
Misc. notes by unknown staffpersons
Lists of women's organizations
Papers of Miscellaneous Staff [incomplete files of these staffpersons]
Araya, Anita (Latin American Coordinator): correspondence, 1984
Armentrout(?), Barbara: notes taken during interviews of Janet Bruin, Eleanor Smeal (NOW) & Kay
Camp, 1985-1987
Balka, Christie (Program Director): correspondence, 1985 [1 letter]
Barron, Harriet (Program & Action Director): correspondence, 1965, 1969-1970
Barron, Harriet (Program & Action Director): correspondence re: radioactive fallout, 1970-1971
Barron, Harriet (Program & Action Director): correspondence re: Shopper's Stoppage, 1970
Barron, Harriet (Program & Action Director): correspondence re: support for U Thant, 1967
Bowen, Jerilyn (Program Director): correspondence, 1991 [1 letter]
Clement, Marilyn (Executive Director): correspondence, ca. 1995-1998
Cooper, Donna (Program Director): misc., 1982-1983
Daldy, Celia: participation in Landsdowne - Upper Darby Fair Housing Council, ca. 1964-1968
Daldy, Celia (Literature Department; Asst. to Libby Frank), 1968-1986 [scattered]

Box 1a [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Miscellaneous Staff [incomplete files of these staffpersons]
Daldy, Celia (Literature Department; Asst. to Libby Frank): correspondence with UMI re: microfilming of
WILPF periodicals, July 1975
Daldy, Celia: file re: In the Sky Over Nagasaki program, May 1977 [includes text of In the Sky Over
Nagasaki: An A-Bomb Reader for Japanese Children]
Davidon, Ann Morrissett (Public Information /Development Coordinator): correspondence, 1979-1980
Detzer, Dorothy (Executive Secretary): correspondence, 1929, 1936, 1964-1965, n.d. [see also: Series C]
Felder, Merrie (Program & Action Director): correspondence, 1977-1978

Box 2 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Miscellaneous Staff [incomplete papers of these staffpersons]

Goertzel, Carol (Membership & Program Development): correspondence of Carol Goertzel, 1975
Goldstein, Freda: correspondence etc.
Graham, Jo (Executive Director): correspondence, 1966 - 1968 (Jan.)
Graham, Jo (Executive Director): correspondence with Doris Bolef, 1967
Huber, Elizabeth (Membership Department, etc.): correspondence, 1970-1974
Jenkins, Susan (Program Coordinator): correspondence, ca. 1994, n.d.
Jones-Burnley, Pamela (Literature Department; Administrative Director/Coordinator): correspondence,
1979-1980, 1984-1986, 1995, 1998
Kiefer, Gerry (National Field Secretary): correspondence, 1970
Lagermasini, Clare: correspondence, 1986 [1 letter]
Melcher, Beth (Membership/Program Coordinator), 1981 [includes midwest trip report]
Noland, Mary (Assistant to Libby Frank): correspondence, 1982-1983
Olmsted, Mildred Scott: correspondence, 1933-1966, 1972 [scattered] [see also: Series C]
Olmsted, Mildred Scott: correspondence re: program Latin American conference, 1962-1965
Rubin, Phyllis (Development Coordinator/Director): correspondence, 1984 [1 letter]
Z [Debra Zubow] (Program Director): correspondence, 1992, 1994

Box 3 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Eleanor Fowler (Assistant to Administration Secretary; Assistant to Executive Director;Membership Secretary; Assistant Executive Director; Membership & Extension Director; Acting Director): correspondence arranged by state [see also: Series C, 1960-1969, Correspondence with Branches]
Correspondence with people in Alabama, 1961, 1966, 1970
Correspondence with people in Arizona, 1970
Correspondence with people in Arkansas, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in California, 1967, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Colorado, 1968, 1970
Correspondence with people in Connecticut, 1965, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Delaware, 1970
Correspondence with people in District of Columbia, 1968, 1970
Correspondence with people in Florida, 1967, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Georgia, 1970
Correspondence with people in Illinois, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Indiana, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Iowa, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Kansas, 1970-1971
Correspondence with people in Kentucky, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Louisiana, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Maine, 1970
Correspondence with people in Maryland, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Massachusetts, 1970-1971
Correspondence with people in Michigan, 1970
Correspondence with people in Minnesota, 1970
Correspondence with people in Mississippi, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Missouri, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Montana, 1970
Correspondence with people in Nebraska, 1970
Correspondence with people in New Jersey, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in New Mexico, 1970

Box 4 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Eleanor Fowler (Assistant to Administration Secretary; Assistant to Executive Director;Membership Secretary; Assistant Executive Director; Membership & Extension Director;Acting Director): correspondence arranged by state [see also: Series C, 1960-1969, Correspondence with Branches]
Correspondence with people in New York, 1961, 1964-1965, 1968-1970
Correspondence with people in North Carolina, 1970
Correspondence with people in Ohio, 1966, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Oregon, 1970-1971
Correspondence with people in Pennsylvania, 1966-1970
Correspondence with people in Tennessee, 1970
Correspondence with people in Texas, 1969-1970
Correspondence with people in Virginia, 1970
Correspondence with people in Washington, 1970-1971
Correspondence with people in West Virginia, 1970
Correspondence with people in Wisconsin, 1965-1970
Misc. correspondence, 1965, 1971-1977
Correspondence etc. re: Bread & Roses workshop at Biennial meeting, 1977
Correspondence with Eleanor Otterness, 1977-1982
Foreign correspondence, 1961, 1965-1966, 1969-1971
Speaking tour of Pat Samuel, Nov. 1970
Trips of Pat Samuel, Feb.-March 1971

Box 5 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Libby Frank, Executive Director (1981-1986)
Correspondence etc., 1981 - 1985 (June)

Box 6 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Libby Frank, Executive Director (1981-1986)
Correspondence etc., 1985 (July) - 1986 (Feb.)
Correspondence with Board members, 1981 - 1986 (Jan.)
Correspondence with International WILPF office & with Edith Ballantyne
Correspondence with International Sections and/or re: international ssues
Correspondence with Canadian Section, 1982 (Sept.)
Correspondence with/about JAPA
Correspondence with women's organizations [includes correspondence of Yvonne Logan]
Correspondence with the Soviet Women's Committee
Correspondence & work re: independent peace groups in Socialist countries, 1983-1984
Correspondence re: permission to use logo of woman kicking a bomb, 1982-1983
Correspondence re: Pickus directory, 1981
Correspondence etc. re: the draft, 1981-1982
Correspondence re: film projects, 198_

Box 7 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Libby Frank, Executive Director (1981-1986) (cont.)
Correspondence etc. re: tax resistance (WILPF withholding of excise tax), 1981-1984
Microfilming of WILPF records, 1981-1982
Work re: U.N. 2nd Special Session on Disarmament, 1981-1982
WILPF's international development campaign, 1981-1983
Awards to members, 1982
Publicity of WILPF event in New Directions for Women etc., 1982
Denial of VISAs to Soviet women by State Dept., 1982 (June)
WILPF participation in Volga Peace Cruise, 1982 (Aug.)
Response to massacre in Lebanon, 1982
WILPF efforts re: Lebanon, 1982-1983
Work (with JAPA) re: peace curricula -- anti-racist books for children, 1982-1983
WILPF participation in Volga Peace Cruise, 1983 (Aug.)
Work re: WILPF program priorities, 1984-1985
WILPF participation in Volga Peace Cruise, 1985
Support for lawsuit re: denial of VISAs to 348 Japanese peace activists, 1985
Reports to Board, 1981-1985

Box 8 (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Glenna Johnson, Executive Director (1968-1970)
General correspondence, 1968-1970 [see also: Series C, 1968-1969]
Correspondence with/about Art for World Friendship,1968 (Nov.) - 1969 (Sept.)
Correspondence re: job descriptions/applications, 1968-1969
Correspondence with Board members, 1970
Trips to field, 1968-1969
Trip to Massachusetts & Connecticut, 1969 (Nov.)
Trip to New York, 1970
Visit/tour of Peggy Duff & Claude Fourdet (ICDP), 1969

Box 9 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Jane Midgley, Executive Director (1986-1992)
General correspondence, 1986-1992
Correspondence with/about JAPA, 1984-1991
Correspondence etc. with/about WILPF International, 1985-1992
Oversight of Jane Addams House & Race Street house, 1986-1991
Purchase & maintenance of Holland House (Washington, D.C.), 1986-1991
Lawsuit against Holland House tenant (Washington, D.C.), 1987-1991
Work re: finances/budgets, 1991-1992
Correspondence with Finance Committee, 1986-1990
Restructuring of WILPF, 1983-1986 [this may not have been Midgley's file]
Notes re: staff evaluations, 1986-1987
Notes & memos re: staff evaluations, ca. 1989-1991
Protest re: murder of Benjamin Linder in Nicaragua, 1987
Work re: United Nations, 1987
Work re: book on American pacifism by Guenter Lewy, ca. 1988
Visit of Eleanore Romberg (WILPF International President) to the Midwest, 1988
International trips by WILPF staff, 1986, 1988-1989
Relationship with the Soviet Women's Committee; Soviet Women's Seminar, 1990
Work re: UNCED (U.N. Conference on the Environment & Development), 1992

Box 10 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Jane Midgley, Executive Director (1986-1992) re: Regions I-IV
Correspondence etc. with/about Region I, 1987-1992
Correspondence etc. with/about Region II, 1986-??
Correspondence etc. with/about Region III, 1986-1992
Correspondence etc. with/about Region IV, 1986-1991

Box 11 [not on mf] on-site
Papers Melva Mueller, Executive Director (1977-1981)
General correspondence, 1977 (Aug) - 1981
General correspondence, 1982 [2 letters]
General correspondence, n.d.

Box 12 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Melva Mueller, Executive Director (1977-1981) re: WILPF business / activities, etc.
Correspondence to Marjorie Boehm, 1977-1981
Correspondence re: Kay Camp
Correspondence to/from Yvonne Logan (President, U.S. Section), 1979-1985 [scattered]
Correspondence with WILPF Vice Presidents, 1977-1981
Correspondence with Board members, 1977-1978, 1980-1981
Correspondence re: follow-up to National Board meeting, 1978
Correspondence re: preparations & follow-up for Biennial meeting, 1979
Correspondence re: National Board meeting, Sept. 1979
Correspondence etc. re: WILPF constitution revisions, 1977-1980
Correspondence with Membership Committee, 1979
Correspondence etc. re: denial of VISAs to women wishing to attend WILPF Triennial Congress, 1979
[see: Series A,2 for material about the Congress, Aug. 1980]
Correspondence with JAPA, 1977-1979
Correspondence with/about JAPA, 1980-1981
Correspondence etc. re: JAPA & legal matters concerning building code violations, 1980
Correspondence re: Miami Peace Education Fund (JAPA), 1978-1985
Correspondence with International Office and with Edith Ballantyne
Visit of Edith Ballantyne, 1981
Correspondence with Eleanor Otterness, 1977-1981
Correspondence with International Sections
Correspondence with British Section, 1980-1981
Correspondence etc. re: Region I

Box 13 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Melva Mueller, Executive Director (1977-1981) re: WILPF business / activities, etc.
Correspondence etc. with Anne Nelson re: finances, 1979-1981
Correspondence with Vivian Schatz re: use of WILPF address on Branch material, 1979-1980
Correspondence re: WILPF's position on the Middle East, 1980
Correspondence re: sponsorship of Elizabeth Asfaha (Ethiopian refugee), 1980
Correspondence etc. re: public relations and/or publicity, 1977-1978
Correspondence re: film projects, 1980 (Dec.) - 1982
Correspondence re: reprints of WILPF literature, 1978
Correspondence & notes re: computer purchase, 1983
Correspondence & work re: CIA Charter, 1980
Correspondence re: conscription, 1979-1980
Correspondence re: criminal code reform, 1979-1980
Correspondence re: deportation of Héctor Marroquin (of Mexico), 1979
Correspondence re: establishing ties with Chinese women, 1977-1979
Work re: Lobby Disclosure Act, 1978
Correspondence re: Native Americans
Work re: U.N. Special Session on Disarmament, 1977-1978 [see also: Mueller's correspondence with Mobilization
for Survival, box 13]
Correspondence re: 1978 WILPF conference "Women, SALT & Arms Control" & follow-up, 1978-1980
Work re: government surveillance, 1979
Correspondence re: delegation to Vietnam (Jan. 1980), 1979-1980
Correspondence re: visit from Cuban women, 1979
Greeting to Alva Myrdal on occasion of her receiving the Einstein Peace Prize, 1980 [includes material
by/about Myrdal] [see also: Part IV - JAPA, box A-5]
Correspondence etc. re: U.S.-Soviet Women's Seminar (Nov. 1980)
Work re: June 12 Rally Committee re: U.N. 2nd Special Session on Disarmament, 1981-1982

Box 14 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Melva Mueller, Executive Director (1977-1981) with coalitions and organizations
Correspondence with coalitions, 1977-1979
Correspondence with women's organizations
Correspondence etc. re: Campaign for Political Rights [Coalition], 1979-1980
Correspondence with Center for U.N. Reform Education, 1979-1980
Correspondence with Coalition of Labor Union Women, 1977-1978
Correspondence with COPRED, 1977-1978
Correspondence with Fellowship of Reconciliation, 1976-1981
Correspondence with Global Education Associates, 1978-1980
Correspondence etc. with/about Mobilization for Survival,1978-1979 [WILPF was a participating
organization]
Correspondence with National Committee to End Oppressive Legislation (NCARL)
Correspondence with National Organization for Women (NOW)
Correspondence re: National Peace Academy Campaign, 1980
Correspondence with Soviet Women's Committee
Correspondence etc. re: travelling exhibition by Soviet women, 1978-1979
Correspondence etc. re: work with the United Nations, 1977-1983
Reference file re: peace demonstrations in Germany, 1981-1982 [note: 32 photos removed to Photograph
Collection]

Box 15 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Melinda Plastas, National Program Director (1970s-1980s)
General correspondence, 1983-1984
Puerto Rico, 1970s
Summer seminars & internships, 1970s-1980s
Sanctions against Rhodesia, 1973-1979
Student & International Institute, Sept. 1980
Notes for preparation of training manual, ca. 1980
Lesbian rights, 1981-1984
Results of calls to Branches, 1983
Endorsement of War Crimes Tribunal, 1984
Comprehensive Test Ban, 1984-1986
International Women's Day, March 1984
Women's Poll Project
Speaking engagement, n.d.

Box 16 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Pat Samuel, Program & Action Director (1970-1974)
General correspondence, 1970 (Nov.) - 1974 (May), n.d.
Papers of Pat Samuel with Program & Action Committee
Correspondence with Committee, 1971-1974
Evaluation of Department and Committee, ca. 1971

Box 17 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Pat Samuel, Program & Action Director (1970-1974)
Correspondence etc. re: involvement with International Confederation for Disarmament & Peace, 1971-
1973
WILPF presence at national political conventions, Miami (FL), 1972
WILPF participation in Air War Campaign, 1972
Correspondence etc. re: Women for a Peaceful Christmas, 1972
Correspondence re: and texts of radio spots, 1972-1973
Correspondence etc. re: Black Sash vigils to protest apartheid, 1972-1973
Correspondence etc. re: WILPF support for Farah boycott, 1972-1973
Correspondence re: proposed slide show on health care, 1973
Proposals, reports, etc.

Box 18 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977)
General correspondence, 1967-1970 [only a few letters]
General correspondence, 1971 (July-Nov.)
General correspondence, 1972 (Jan.-Oct.)
General correspondence, 1973 (Jan.-Nov.)
General correspondence, 1974
General correspondence, 1975
General correspondence, 1976 - 1977 (June)
General correspondence, n.d.

Box 19 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977)
Sponsorship of or attendance at events/meetings, 1972-1973
Visits (and/or speaking engagements) to Branches, 1973, 1975, 1977
Speaking engagements -- misc.
Speaking engagement at Bicentennial Women's Center, Philadelphia (PA), Aug. 26, 1976
Memos to staff
Correspondence etc. re: move of office to D.C., 1970 (Nov.-Dec.)
Correspondence etc. re: personnel, 1970-1973
Nomination of WILPF for Nobel Peace Prize, 1975
Awarding of Peace & Freedom Award, 1976
Correspondence with Ruth Chalmers re: WILPF/JAPA projects, 1973
Correspondence about/with WILPF U.N. Representative, 1970-1981
Correspondence etc. with/about Ruth Gage-Colby (WILPF U.N. Representative), 1971-1974
Correspondence etc. re: Ruth Gage-Colby Testimonial Dinner, 1971-1972
Glenna Johnson Memorial Fund, 1973-1976
Correspondence re: WILPF publications, 1976
Correspondence with Legislative Office, 1973-1977
Workshop on organizational development (for WILPF staff), 1975
Correspondence re: problems of Branches, 1972-1975
Correspondence etc. re: Region I
Correspondence with International Office, 1972-1974
Visit of Edith Ballantyne, 1976
Correspondence with/about International Sections, 1971-1974
Correspondence with British Section, 1971-1976
Visits of Margaret Curwen (British Section) to speak at Branch events, 1972 (Oct.-Nov.)

Box 20 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977) with/about non-staff WILPF leaders
Correspondence with Board members
Correspondence with Elise Boulding, 1972-1976
Arrangement with Elise Boulding re: exchange of material, 1972-1973
Correspondence from Marii Hasegawa, 1974-1975
Reactions to letter written to Congress by Ruth Gage Colby & Elaine Eldridge [unauthorized by WILPF]
re: Israel, 1975 (June-July)
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977) re: work on issues
Correspondence to/from/about women in Vietnam, 1972-1975
Correspondence with Vietnamese Women's Union, 1972-1975
Correspondence etc. re: freeing Vietnamese political prisoners, 1972-1975
Visit to Hanoi (Vietnam), Jan. 1973
WILPF delegation to Hanoi (Vietnam), Feb. 1973
Report "Delegation to the Vietnam Women's Union" by Steffens, Feb. 1973
Correspondence etc. re: visit of Mme. Ngo ba Thanh, 1974-1976
WILPF support for Friendshipment People-to-People Aid to Vietnam, 1975-1977
Correspondence etc. with Soviet Women's Committee
Correspondence etc. re: visit by Soviet women, 1971
Correspondence etc. re: visit by Soviet women to the U.S. & speaking at Good Housekeeping program,
1976-1977

Box 21 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977) re: work on issues
Work re: Latin America, 1968-1975
Work re: the United Nations, 1970-1975
Correspondence re: nominations to Committee on the Status of Women [of Pennsylvania], 1971
Efforts (with JAPA) re: peace curricula, 1971-1977
Correspondence re: repression, 1971-1972
Correspondence etc. re: support for United Farm Workers, 1971-1975
Work re: Ring Around the Congress action, 1972
Correspondence re: television advertisements, 1972
Correspondence etc. re: Cuba, 1972-1973
Correspondence etc. re: the Middle East, 1972-1973
Correspondence etc. re: International Women's Day, 1973
Correspondence to/from/about Martha Tranquilli [war tax resister], 1973-1975
Work re: Native Americans, 1973-1976
Work re: the Philippines, 1973-1976
Correspondence etc. re: South Africa, 1973-1977
Correspondence etc. re: Cuba & the Cuban Women's Seminar, 1974-1975
Work re: Bicentennial, 1974-1976

Box 22 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Dorothy Steffens, Executive Director (1971-1977) re: work on issues
Work re: Angola, 1975-1976 [includes membership in Ad Hoc Committee on Angola]
Work re: women & the economy program, 1975-1976
Work re: B-1 Bomber campaign, 1976
Work re: dedication for book Kathe Köllwitz - Woman and Artist, 1976
Work re: women of Northern Ireland, 1976
Work against apartheid, 1976-1977
Correspondence etc. re: China, 1976-1977
Correspondence etc. re: Andrew Young (U.N. ambassador), 1977-1979
Correspondence and/or involvement by Dorothy Steffens in/with coalitions & groups
Sponsorship of and/or work with coalitions, 1971-1979
Possibilities for cooperation with coalitions/organizations, 1975-1976
Involvement with Coalition for a New Foreign and Military Policy, 1975-1979
Correspondence with/about COPRED
Correspondence with Institute for World Order, 1974-1976
Correspondence etc. with July 4th Coalition, 1976
Correspondence etc. with Labor Research Association re: creation of leaflet for Feed the Cities program,
1976-1977
Membership in Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, 1972-1975
Correspondence etc. with National Council of Negro Women, 1972-1977
Correspondence etc. with National Organization of Women (NOW), 1971-1975
Involvement with National Welfare Rights Organization, 1970-1973
Attendance at meetings of Progressive Caucus, 1976
Correspondence etc. with SANE, 1971-1972
Membership in UNA-USA, 1972-1974
Correspondence with Women's International Democratic Federation (Germany), 1972-1977
Miscellaneous

Box 23 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Betsy Sweet, National Program Coordinator/Director (1978-1982)
General correspondence, 1978-1982
Budgets for Program Department
Fundraising lists
Meeting minutes etc. re: Survival Summer, 1980
Work re: (& endorsement of) Survival Summer, 1980
Work re: Survival Summer, 1980 (cont.)
Work re: Comprehensive Test Ban, 1984 1986
Work re: the Middle East, 1975
Work re: South Africa, 1983
Women's Poll Project
Participation in and follow-up to IWY National Women's Conference, 1977 (Nov.)
Involvement with Philadelphia Women's Cable Coalition, 1982-1983
Reference -- peace songs

Box 24 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department
Production of Four Lights, 1951-1969
Correspondence re: packet "Let's Train Them for Peace," 1966-1967 [includes packet]
Development of resources re: childhood education, 1968-1975
Development of resources re: teaching peace to children, 1970s
Sheet music (handwritten) for "A Great Day (In Our Schools)", 1982? [note: based on WILPF poster "It will be
a great day when our schools get all the money they need and the air force has to hold a bake sale to buy a bomber"]
General, 1974-
Promotion for & reviews of Days to Celebrate, 1978-1980
Promotion of book Pioneers for Peace, 1980-1981
Publication of The Women's Budget by Jane Midgley, 1985-1992 [see also: Series A,5; and tripod (online
catalog) for copies]
Work re: disarmament
Correspondence of Mia Boynton (Literature Secretary), 1975
Preparation for film "Crossing Borders: The Story of the WILPF," ca. 1984 [see also: out-takes of film in
Audiovisual Collection]

Box 25 (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Celia Daldy (Editor, Four Lights)
Correspondence, 1960-1961
Correspondence, 1963-1967
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Martha Molarsky (Acting Editor, Four Lights)
Correspondence, 1967
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Elizabeth Weideman (Editor, Four Lights)
Correspondence, 1967-1969
 
Box 26 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Barbara Armentrout (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence, 1975 (July) - 1977

Box 27 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Barbara Armentrout (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence, 1978-980

Box 28 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Barbara Armentrout (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence, 1981-1983
Correspondence, n.d.
Correspondence with P&F Advisory Committee, 1977-1979
Armentrout, Barbara (Editor, Peace and Freedom):correspondence with P&F Advisory Committee,
1980-1983
Correspondence & reports re: Branch actions, 1977-1982
Armentrout, Barbara (Editor, Peace and Freedom):correspondence re: subscription exchanges, 1977-
1983
Correspondence etc. re: economics forum page in 1976-1980
Correspondence & notes re: WILPF programs, ca. 1975-1982

Box 29 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Barbara Armentrout (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
General / miscellaneous
Job description for P&F editor, 1978- 1980
Deadlines for P&F, 1977-1983
Editorial notes & instructions for P&F
Reprints of P&F articles, & listings in directories, 1977-1983
Submissions for P&F , 1978-1983
Filing system
Notes taken etc. at Biennial, Miami (FL), June 1977
Notes taken etc. at Board meeting, Cleveland (OH), April 1978
Notes taken etc. at Board meeting, Philadelphia (PA), Sept. 29 - Oct. 01, 1978
Notes taken etc. at Biennial, Santa Cruz (CA), June 27 - July 01, 1979
Notes taken etc. at Board meeting, Cincinnati (OH), April 1980
Notes taken etc. at 21st International Congress, Hamden (CT), Aug. 1980
Notes taken etc. at Northeast Region's European Security Seminar, New York (NY), April 04, 1981
Notes taken etc. at Biennial, Ypsilanti (MI), June 1981

Box 30 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Roberta Spivek (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Editorial correspondence, 1984 - 1992 (Jan.)

Box 31 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Roberta Spivek (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Misc. correspondence with individuals, 1986-1991
Misc. correspondence with groups/ organizations, 1987-1990
Correspondence with Janet Bruin, 1985-1988
Suggestions from WILPF members re: P&F, 1975-1989
History of WILPF periodicals
Oral histories by six elderly WILPF members re: their involvement with WILPF [conducted by The
Women's Oral History Project]
Personal data sheets from Board members, 1988
History of Branches, 1990
Civil disobedience by WILPF members, 1986-1988
Branch actions, 1987-1991
Protests against the Gulf War by WILPF Branches (& local members), 1990
Speeches by various WILPF leaders

Box 32 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Roberta Spivek (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
P&F
report, 1985 (Feb.)
Layout/design of P&F, 1980s
Solicitation of advertisers, 1989-1992
Requests to reprint P&F article "White Privilege . . ." by Peggy McIntosh, 1989-1994
Listing of WILPF in directories/indexes, 1985-1991
Notes taken at Biennial, 1985
Notes taken, etc., at WILPF conference "What Is Security," [1987?]
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Wendy Rosenfield (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence, 1992-1995

Box 33 [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Wendy Rosenfield (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence with P&F Advisory Committee, 1992-1994
Correspondence with Branches, 1992-1993
Polling of possible writers for P&F, 1993
"Branch Action" editors, 1990-1995 ["Branch Action" was a regular feature inP&F]
Book reviewers forP&F, 1992-1995
Incoming articles forP&F, 1992-1993
Subscriptions to "Program & Legislative Action Bulletin," 1993
Production policies; notes
Bulk orders of P&F, 1990s
Indexes to P&F, 1991-1993
Instructions to / orientation for new P&F editor
P&F interns, 1985-1993

Box 34 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Literature / Publications Department: Papers of Tobi White (Editor, Peace and Freedom)
Correspondence, 1994-1997
Incoming articles for P&F, 1995-1996

Box 35 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Tax exempt status / bulk mail status
Budgets etc., 1989-1992
Budgets (1993-1994) & expenses (1993)
Guidelines for affiliation with WILPF
Telephone tree contacts, 1976-1985
Development of membership brochures
Membership brochure in Spanish
Development of membership cards, 1981-1993
"How to" leaflets for Branches/Members
Statistics/Trends re: membership renewals, etc. ca. 1969-1990
Branch contributions, 1984-1992
Branches listed by number
General, 1950s
General, 1960s
Membership figures, 1963-1968
Membership lists / reports from Branches, ca. 1965-1970
Leaders' Manual, 1969
General, 1970
Leaders' Manual, 1970

Box 36 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
General, 1971
Poll re: dues collection, 1971
Poll re: dues increase, 1982 (May)
General, 1972-1977
General, 1977-1979 [file of M. Mueller]
General, 1978
Membership campaign evaluations, 1978
General, 1979
General, ca. 1970s
"Jane Addams' Secrets to Success: A Branch Building Booklet for WILPF," ca. 197_
General, 1980-1981
New member statistics, 1987-1988
"Jane Addams' Secrets to Success (A Branch Building Booklet for WILPF)," 1980

Box 37 [not on mf] on-site

Membership Department
General, 1982
Membership campaigns, 1982- 1983
Dues increase proposals, 1982-1989
General, 1983-1984
May Membership Month, 1983
Regional evaluations, 1983
Regional surveys: data, summaries, etc., 1983-1984
General, 1985-1986
Membership campaign, 1985
Phonathon, 1985 [Sister Branch calls?]
Evaluation by Branches of regional functions, 1985
Survey of Branches re: their membership campaigns, 1985
Branch contest re: new members, 1985
Branch profile/ questionnaire, 1985, 1988
Sister Branch calls, 1986-1987
Visits of staff to Branches, 1986-1988
General, 1987
Responses to "Questions for the Future," 1987
General, 1988-1989

Box 38 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Sister Branch calls, 1988
Conference sponsored by WILPF, Texas, March 1988 (canceled)
General, ca. 1980s
General, 1990-1999
New member statistics, 1990 (Oct.-Dec.)
75th anniversary celebrations, 1990 (including Alice Walker dinner)
Fundraising efforts, 1990-1996
New member statistics, 1991
Report "Everything You Always Wanted to Know About...Member Records...," 1991
Outreach/Renewal campaign guidelines, 1991
Membership campaign: misc. 1991-1992
Sister Branch calls, 1991 (April)
Sister Branch calls, 1991 (June-July)
Sister Branch calls, 1991 (Nov.)

Box 39 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
New member statistics, 1992
Sister Branch calls, 1992 (May)
Membership campaign packet, 1992-1993
Branch leadership forms [filled out], 1992-1993
Internship program, 1992-1994
Planning for Peace and Freedom, 1992-1996
New member statistics, 1993
Sister Branch calls, 1993
Venceromos Brigade, 25th Anniversary contingent trip to Cuba, April 21 - May 05, 1993
Branch leadership forms [filled out], 1994
Mailing list for Pax et Libertas, July 1994
80th anniversary preparations, 1994-1995
Sister Branch calls, 1995
General, n.d.

Box 40 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1951-1968 [scattered]
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1976-1979
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1980
Financial appeal mailing by Yvonne Logan, n.d. [early 1980s]
65th anniversary appeal mailing, April 1980
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1981
Membership renewal appeal mailing, Sept. 1981
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1982
STAR campaign appeal mailing, Jan. 1982
Appeal mailing by Joanne Woodward, March 1982
Membership appeal mailing, May 1982
STAR campaign appeal mailing, June 1982
Pledge appeal mailing, Aug. 1982
Membership appeal mailing, Sept. 1982
Holiday appeal mailing, Dec. 1982
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1983
Pioneers of Peace appeal mailing, Feb. 1983
Peace Camp appeal mailing, April 1983
Membership appeal mailing, June 1983
Membership appeal mailing, Sept. 1983
Women's Poll Project appeal mailing, Nov. 1983
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1984
Listen to Women for a Change appeal mailing, Feb. 1984
Membership appeal mailing, April 1984
Women's Poll Project appeal mailing, July 1984
Life membership appeal; membership appeal, Sept. 1984
CTB appeal mailing, Dec. 1984
Membership renewal mailing, Jan. 1985
70th anniversary appeal mailing, April 1985
WILPF International appeal mailing, April 1985
Women's Budget appeal mailing, July 1985
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, Sept. 1985
End of year appeal mailing, Dec. 1985

Box 41 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Membership renewal mailing, Feb. 1986
Disarmament appeal mailing, March 1986
WILPF International mailing, May 1986
Membership renewal mailing, Sept. 1986
Life member appeal mailing, Oct. 1986
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1987
Membership renewal mailings (or fundraising mailings), 1988-1989
Membership appeal mailing from Anne Ivey, March 1988
WILPF International membership appeal mailing, June 1988
Membership appeal mailing, Nov. 1988
Membership appeal / renewal mailing, Aug. 1989
Membership appeal mailing, Dec. 1989
Membership renewal mailing, Dec. 1989
Membership appeal mailing from Mildred Scott Olmsted, March 1990
WILPF International membership appeal mailing, May 1990
Membership appeal mailing re: the Philippines, July 1990
Membership renewal mailing, Aug. 1990
Membership renewal mailing, Sept. 1990
Membership renewal mailing, Nov. 1990
Membership appeal mailing re: Gulf War, Nov.-Dec. 1990
Membership appeal mailing re: Gulf War, March 1991
WILPF International membership appeal mailing, May 1991
Membership appeal / renewal mailing, Aug. 1991
Membership appeal mailing, Nov. 1991
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1992
Membership appeal mailing re: Women's Peace Treaty of the Americas, March 1992
Membership appeal mailing, Nov. 1992

Box 42 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Membership appeal mailing, March 1993
WILPF International membership appeal mailing, May 1993
Membership renewal mailings, Sept. 1993
Membership renewal mailing from Holly Near, [Fall 1993?]
Membership renewal mailings, Oct.-Nov. 1993
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1994
Membership appeal mailings, Spring 1994
WILPF International membership appeal mailing, May 1994
Membership appeal mailing re: Cuba, Oct. 1994
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1995
Membership appeal mailing, Spring 1995
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1997
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, 1998
Membership appeal / renewal mailings, n.d.

Box 43 (1/2) [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Branch mailings from Membership Department, 1981-1993

Box 44 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Misc. Staff
Hinton, Jan (Acting Membership Coordinator), 1976 [1 letter]
Hoffman, Jan (Acting Membership Coordinator) -- trip to Boston (MA) & Rochester (NY), 1976
Melcher, Beth -- correspondence with Membership Committee Chair, 1980-1981
Melcher, Beth -- correspondence etc. with/about Region I, 1976-1981
Melcher, Beth -- correspondence etc. with/about Region III, 1980-1981
Melcher, Beth -- correspondence etc. with/about Region IV, 1979-1981
Nutter, Jeri (Membership Associate) -- correspondence, 1993
Yanoff, Julie (Membership Coordinator) -- correspondence, 1977-1979
Z [Debra Zubow] -- correspondence, 1986-1987, 1989 [1 letter]
Zepernick, Mary (Membership Coordinator) -- correspondence & reports etc., 1981-1984

Box 45 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Correspondence, 1984
Correspondence, 1985 (Jan.-May)
Correspondence, 1985 (June-Dec.), 1986 [1 letter]
Correspondence, 1990-1992
Correspondence with Membership Committee, etc. 1983-1990, 1993
Memos/ letters to Branch presidents, 1988-1992
Correspondence with misc. Branches, 1985-1987
Correspondence etc. with new/ prospective Branches/groups, 1984-1987
 
Box 46 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Correspondence etc. with new/ prospective Branches/groups, 1988-1992
New Branches packet log, 1986-1989
Correspondence re: disbanding of branches, 1988-1992
Correspondence etc. from Beth Raps (Interim Development Coordinator), 1991-1992
Correspondence with Amy Schaltegger (high school student) re: membership, 1990-1991
Region I correspondence & material re: meetings, 1981-1985
Correspondence with Jean Gore, Region I, 1985
Region I correspondence & material re: meetings, 1986-1989

Box 47 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Region I: Western Regional Conference, July 1988
Region I correspondence etc., 1991
Assessments of Region I branches, 1989-1992
Region II correspondence. & material re: meetings, 1982-1988
Region II correspondence. & material re: meetings, 1990-1992
Assessment of Region II Branches, 1991 1992
Region III/Southern Region material & correspondence with Beth Raps, 1990-1992
Region III, 1981-1986
Region III, 1987-1988
Region III, 1989
Assessment of Region III Branches, 1991 1993
Proposal for work in Regions by Beth Raps (Region III membership chair), 1991
Region IV/ Northeast Region correspondence & material re: meetings, 1984-1987
Region IV meeting, NYC, Sept. 1986
Region IV correspondence etc., 1988-1991
Region IV meeting, NYC, Sept. 1991
Region IV correspondence etc., 1992
Assessments of Region IV Branches, 1992-1993
Board Membership Committee lists, 1992, 1994
Board Membership Committee meeting, Oct. 16, 1992
Working Group on Regionalization, 1987 1988
Regional structure/evaluation, 1983-1984
Region / Branch information/profiles, 1984-1985

Box 48 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Long-range planning re: membership/branch development
Membership renewals -- general, 1984-1991
Membership Dept. material, 1985
Membership campaign, ca. 1988?
Membership campaign, 1990-1993
New member names, 1990
WILPF membership renewal campaign by Progressive Group, 1991
Responses to PGI fundraising campaign, Sept -Oct. 1991
Membership/ Branch prospect development, 1990-1991
Branch assessment ideas & guidelines, 1992
Assessment Packet and charts re: assessment of Branches, 1991
Membership reports, 1982-1986

Box 49 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Misc. statistics & comparisons, 1981-1987
Membership statistics, 1984-1996

Box 50 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Ursula Bowring [-Trenn] (Membership Coordinator)
Visits to Branches, 1989
Children's Peace Camp (co-sponsored by JAPA, WILPF, and others), 1987-1996
Reports by attendees at WILPF International Congresses, etc. 1985-1992
Workshop led by Ursula Bowring at 1987 Frederick [Maryland] Women's Fair, April 1987
Evaluation of 1987 WILPF Speaking Tour "What Is Security? Listen to Women for a Change"
Undoing Racism workshops in Branches, 1988
Branch work re: racism, 1989-1990
Work on affirmative action for Branch membership campaign, 1992
"Most Dangerous Women" musical documentary (co-sponsored by JAPA and by North Seattle
Community College), 1992
Preparations for book-signing by Margaret Hope Bacon (of her biography of MSO), April 03, 1993
Membership workshop, 1993 National Congress
Thank you letters & donations to WILPF for its 80th Anniversary, 1995
4th World Conference on Women, Beijing (China), 1995
Leadership development fund disbursement, 1992-1993 [includes grant proposals from branches]
Preparation for Branch list mailings, 1990-1991
Preparation for Branch list mailings, 1992
Preparation for Branch list mailings, April 1993
Preparation for Branch list mailings, Nov. 1993
Preparation for Branch list mailings, Nov. 1994
Preparation for Branch list mailings, April 1995
Preparation for Branch list mailings, Nov. 1995

Box 51 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Carol V. Moore (Membership Coordinator/Director)
Correspondence, 1991-1995
New branch organization: correspondence, etc., 1991-1994
Correspondence etc. re: publishing of WILPF directory, 1991-1995
Correspondence with Membership Committee, 1992-1994
Correspondence with WILPF International Office staff, 1993-1995
Letters to members, 1995
Trips/ speaking engagements, 1992-1995
Preparation for 1993 WILPF Congress
Report re: meeting with ECLN members, May 1994
Report "Everything You Always Wanted To Know . . .," 1994
Membership campaign, 1992-1993
Preparation for renewal mailings, 1994-

Box 52 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Papers of Melinda Plastas (Membership Coordinator)
Correspondence
Correspondence re: possible new Branches/ chapters, 1983
Branch activities
Region III correspondence/ organizing, 1982-1983
Region IV/ Northeast Regional Council meeting minutes
Region IV correspondence and meetings, etc.
Potential Branches in Region IV
Kachev, Beverly (volunteer coordinator for Branches in Philadelphia area): correspondence, 1983
Campus contacts, 1982-1984
Issue specialists
College student peace activists
Activities & contacts at various college campuses, n.d.
WILPF Student's International Institute
Material on the 1994 Political Convention, including coalition work by WILPF
STAR [Stop the Arms Race] Campaign, 1981-1983
Women's Encampment for a Future of Peace and Justice, Seneca Falls Army Depot, 1982-1984
Seneca Falls Peace Encampment evaluations

Box 53 (card file box) [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Membership card file, 1920s-1960s: Samples #1-3

Box 54 (card file box) [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department
Membership card file, 1920s-1960s: Samples #4-7
Box 55 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Field Secretaries, 1960s-1970s
General
Field trip reports of Ann Gores (Western Field Secretary), 1965-1966
Field trip reports of Ann Gores (Western Field Secretary), 1967-1969
Correspondence of Ann Gores (Western Field Secretary), 1965-1968
Correspondence of Ann Gores (Western Field Secretary), 1969-1970
Field trip reports & correspondence of Grace Kramer (Membership Campaign Director), 1968-1969
Field trip reports of Sue Galloway (Eastern Field Representative/Secretary), 1968 (Oct.) - 1969 (June)
Correspondence of Sue Galloway (Eastern Field Representative/Secretary), 1968-1969
Field trip reports of Gerry Kiefer (Midwest Field Secretary), 1969-1970
Correspondence of Gerry Kiefer (Midwest Field Secretary), 1969-1970
Material of/by Nan [Marianna] Hanson (Field Secretary), 1962-1963
 
Box 56 [not on mf] on-site
Membership Department: Sponsorship of Regional Events
[note: regional offices weren't established until 1971 & they didn't start holding official regional conferences until 1972. See Series B,8 for 1971- material]
Southern Regional Conference, Atlanta (GA), March 1961
East Coast workshops, Elmer (NJ), Oct. 1963
Southern Regional Conference, Tuskegee (AL), Feb. 1964
East Coast Workshop, Fagleysville (PA), Sept. 1964
East Coast Workshop, Philadelphia (PA), Oct. 1966
Southern Regional Conference, Atlanta (GA), April 1966
Southern Regional Conference, Tallahassee (FL), March 1967
New York Regional Conference, New York (NY), April 1967
Midwest Regional Conference, Des Moines (IA), Nov. 1967
New England Regional Conference, Boston (MA), Nov. 1967
Southern Regional Conference, Washington (DC), March 1968
Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Philadelphia (PA), April 1968
Colorado Regional Conference, Denver (CO), April 1969
Northwest Regional Conference, Portland (OR), April 1969
Southern Regional Conference, Edwards (MS), March 1970
Albany Regional Conference , Albany (NY), April 1970
 
For Membership Department, see also: correspondence of Eleanor Fowler, Series H,4, Boxes 3-4; membership list print-outs removed to Oversize Collection for DG 043
 
Box 57 [not on mf] on-site
Public Relations / Media Department
General, 1950-1999
Neuman, Janet (Director of Public Relations): correspondence, 1960, 1968 [scattered]
Bry, Adelaide (Director of Public Relations): correspondence, etc. 1968
Cohn, Rae: correspondence, 1986-1978 [6 letters]
Renshaw, Anne (Director of Public Relations): correspondence, etc., 1968
Renshaw, Anne (Director of Public Relations): correspondence, etc., 1969
Reichlin, Rita (Publicity Director): correspondence, 1969-1971
Reichlin, Rita (Publicity Director): publicity re: Kay Camp, 1971
Reichlin, Rita (Publicity Director): film/TV spot, 1971
Participation in Stanley Foundation Information Exchange, 1979-1980





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