Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Central America Working Group Records, 1979-1984

DG 145

Contact Information
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
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Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator)
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Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator)
URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/

Descriptive Summary
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Central America Working Group
Central America Working Group Records
Inclusive Dates
Call Number
DG 145

Language of Materials
Materials in English and Spanish
6 linear feet [papers only]
The Central America Working Group, founded in 1979 was a lobbying organization tying peace organizations opposing U.S. support for repressive regimes in Central America.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Usage Restrictions
Alternate Form of Material
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Phillip and Angela Berryman, 1985 [Acc. 85A-149]
Processing Information
This collection is unprocessed. This finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, August 2009; and updated by Chloe Lucchesi-Malone August 2011.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Central America Working Group Records (DG 145), 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
Latin America Working Group Records (DG 184)

Historical Background
The Central America Working Group, founded in 1979 was a lobbying organization tying peace organizations opposing U.S. support for repressive regimes in Central America.

Collection Overview
Contains material generated by the Central America Working Group and various materials about the civil wars and covert wars in Central America during the 1980s.

Arrangement of Collection
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Miscellaneous reference material [6 folders]

Box 2
Miscellaneous reference material [6 folders]

Box 3
Miscellaneous reference material [9 folders]

Box 4
Amnesty International [2 folders]
National Conference on Guatemala
Church in Exile
Newspaper clippings
Bread and Roses
International Solidarity
Guatemalan Patriotic Unity Committee- Guatemalan National Revolutionary Unity
Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Copies of Central America Working Group mailings
Gould and Stearns
Program for Emergency Assistance, Cooperation and Education
Justice and Peace
Center for International Policy

Box 5
Nicaragua Church Tour
Religion/international religion
Press information
Guatemalan Human Resources Commission
Nicaragua network mailings
Central America documents
Mail from Nicaragua
Honduras Information Center
Recent mailings- other committees
Recent mail from Guatemala
Salvador documents
Recent Nicaragua mailings
National Nicaragua Network Newsletter
National Nicaragua Network memoranda/mailings
Nicaragua- General information
Nicaragua- Cultural
Nicaragua- Government
Nicaragua- Literacy
Nicaragua- Bill of Rights
Nicaragua- Church
Nicaragua- Pennwalt
Nicaragua- Women
Solidarity with the People of Nicaragua and Peru- James McGinnis
Nicaragua- Washington Office on Latin America updates
Nicaragua- Second National Conference in Detroit

Box 6
Regional: reports/periodicals
Guatemala Network Regional
Central America Working Group Minutes
Letters from Legislation
Old Central America Working Group Mailings
Guatemala- Central America Working Group correspondence
Media Resources
Nicaragua- Richard Shaull article
Nicaragua- United States citizens in Nicaragua
Nicaragua- article on Gregorio Selser
Nicaragua- Miscellaneous
Nicaragua- Miskitos
Peace and Justice Campaign
El Salvador- communications from United States solidarity groups and allied organizations
El Salvador- United Sates military involvement
El Salvador- communications from revolutionary cites and organizations
El Salvador- Miscellaneous
Leaflets and posters [2 folders]
Correspondence [2 folders]
Central America Historical Institute
Regional resources
Political parties
Guerilla Army of the Poor and the Guatemala Working Party
Organization of the Armed People
The Popular Front (January 31, 1982)
Committee for Peasant Unity

Box 7
Guatemala- Teach in materials
Justice and peace and church
Tourism correspondence
Tourism boycott
Documents [2 folders]
Guatemala news
Solidarity committees

Box 8
Phone tree
Guatemala solidarity committee
Miscellaneous [3 folders]
“Counter... Attack on the Americans!” information
United States policy
El Salvador Solidarity

Box 9
Central America
Solidarity (1981)
Solidarity church
Miscellaneous [5 folders]

Box 10
Miscellaneous [6 folders]

Box 11
Miscellaneous [6 folders]

Box 12
Miscellaneous [3 folders]
Recent El Salvador news

This file was last updatd on August 21, 2015