Swarthmore College Peace Collection

U.S. Peace Council Records, 1979-1992

Collection: DG 153




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
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.
Creator
U.S. Peace Council
Title
U.S. Peace Council Records
Inclusive Dates
1979-1992
Call Number
DG 153

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
4 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
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 (1993- ) by the Michigan chapter.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of U.S. Peace Council, 1990 [Acc. 90A-027]; 2000 [Acc. 00A-008]
Processing Information
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, November 2012.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the U.S. Peace Council Records (DG 153), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
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.

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
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Historical Background
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 (1993- ) by the Michigan chapter. [if there is no text for this section,

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

Arrangement of Collection
This collection remains in the order in which it was donated.




Detailed Description of the Collection

Acc. 90A-027
Acc. 00A-008


[Acc. 90A-027]
Box 1
Miscellaneous
Southern Organziations
U.S. Peace Council Newsletter Materials
1985 Executive Board and Key Contact Mailings
Originals for Printing 1984
U.S. Peace Council Letters
April 27, 1984 through December 31, 1984-Executive Board and Key Contact Mailing
U.S. Peace Council Correspondence-1984
U.S. Peace Council Multinational Conference Proposals
U.S. Peace Council Advisory Council Solicitation
U.S. Peace Council National Executive Board Key Contacts Local Peace Councils
National Advisory Board
Peace Movement Publications and "Progressive" Publications
Possible Funders 1984
IPPNW 1984 Report
South Africa Task Force U.S. Peace Council 1984

Box 2 [Acc. 90A-027]
Finance Committee/U.S. Peace Council
U.S. Peace Council By-Laws (How to Organize a Chapter)
U.S. Peace and Solidarity
Southern Organizing Project 1984
Miscellaneous
Minutes-Third U.S. Peace Council Conference
U.S. Peace Council Key Contact Mailing and other Correspondence
Thrid National Conference
Finances
U.S. Peace Council Northeast Region Seminar
Morocco-Sahara
U.S. Peace Council Organizing Manual Original
U.S. Peace Council 1983 Letters From Michael
U.S. Peace Council Fifth National Conference
Correspondence January through February

Box 3 [Acc. 90A-027]
Peace Council Organization
Mailing List Religious Leaders
Peace Treaty
Spring Coalition

Box 4 [Acc. 90A-027]
Baez Jone Vietnam
Founding Conference-Draft Resolutions, etc
Founding Conference Philadelphia

Box 5 [Acc. 90A-027]
March on Washington
Mississippi-Birmingham
Red Banty
WPC Tour of U.S. May 3, 1981 through May 18, 1981

Box 6 [Acc. 90A-027]
Conyers Meeting
U.S. Peace Council 1985
National Office Information
Peace Councils-Local
Boston Peace Council
Brooklyn Peace Council [2 folders]
Birmingham
Chicago Peace Council [2 folders]
Youngstown, Ohio Peace Council 1984
Colorado Peace Council
Denver Peace Council
Greater New Haven Peace Council-1984
Quad Cities Peace Council-1984
Central New Jersey Peace Council
West Virginia Peace Council 1984 [2 folders]
Washington D.C. Peace Council
Staten Island Peace Council [2 folders]
Queens Coalition for Peace and Justice
Southern California Peace Council
Seattle Peace Council
Cleveland Peace Committee
Delaware Valley Peace Council
Detroit Peace Council
Heritage Village Peace Council
Jersey City Peace Council
Michigan Peace Council
New Haven Peace Council
U.S. Peace Council Ohio

Box 7 [Acc. 90A-027]
Pittsburg Peace Council
Portland, Oregon Peace Council
Quad-Cities Peace Council
Queens Peace Council
San Francisco Bay Area Peace Council [2 folders]
San Francisco Peace Council
New York Peace Council 1983
Event Advertising
New York Peace Council [2 folders]
June 12 Material

Box 8 [Acc. 90A-027]
King Memorial Workshop on Human Needs
September 19, 1981 Demo/Washington D.C.
U.S. Peace Council Organizing Manual (copies)
U.S. Peace Council Third National Conference Chicago Workshop Resolutions
Literature Order Forms Original and Copies
Original Contract for Souvenir Journal
Conference Letter August 29, 1983 Journal Advertisement
Telegrams-U.S. Peace Council
National Steering Committee
Statements (Open Letters) U.S. Peace Council
U.S. Peace Council Draft Statement of Purpose
U.S. Peace Council-Projected Calendar
Field Office Information-Myerson-1984
U.S. Peace Council Program
U.S. Peace Council Minutes National Executive Board
U.S. Peace Council Organizational Mailings
May 3 and After

Acc. 00A-008
Box 1
U.S. Peace Council [3 folders]

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This file was last updated on November 26, 2012.