Swarthmore College Peace Collection


Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1915-current

Collection: DG 013

SECTION I: INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP
OF RECONCILIATION [IFOR], 1919-

Executives (International Secretariat)

Dates

IFOR Office Location

Kees Boeke

1919-1921

Bilthoven, Netherlands

Oliver Dryer, Secretary

1921-1928

London, England

Donald Grant, & Kaspar Mayr, Secretaries

1929-1933

Vienna, Austria

Henri Roser, General Secretary Daniel Hogg, Assistant Secretary

1933-1938

Paris, France

Percy W. Bartlett, General Secretary

1938-1956

London, England

Ernest Best

1956-1957

London, England

E. Philip Eastman

1957-1966

London, England

J. J. Wentink (interim)

1967

London, England

Erwin Rennert

1967-1968

Vienna, Austria

Pieter A. Eterman, Administrative Secretary

1968-1969

Driebergen, Netherlands

Alfred Hassler (half-time with P.A. Eterman, Admin. Sec'y)

1970-1974

Driebergen, Netherlands; Copenhagen, Denmark

IFOR-Dai Dong Collective

1974-1976

Brussels, Belgium

James H. Forest, Coordinator; General Secretary

1977-1988

Alkmaar, Netherlands

David Atwood

1989-1994

Alkmaar, Netherlands

Anke Kooke

1995-

Alkmaar, Netherlands

Note: The name International Fellowship of Reconciliation came into use in 1923, replacing the original name of Movement Towards a Christian International.

Box 1
History, organization, policy
Conferences & Council meetings, summer camps, 1919-1939
Correspondence of Oliver Dryer, Frederick J. Libby, et al., 1923-1926
Correspondence & memoranda of A.J. Muste, J.Nevin Sayre, P.W. Bartlett, 1940-1952
Disarmament Conference letters/bulletins from Geneva by Donald Grant, 1932
Newsletters/rundbriefe/lettres from F. Siegmund-Schultze & E. Monastier, 1940-1943
Releases & reports, 1923-1969 [5 folders]
Releases & reports, etc., 1991-
Travel reports, 1923-1962 [2 folders]

Box 2
East-West relations, 1952-1955 [file of A.J. Muste]
Publications [files of A.J. Muste]:
-- Towards a Christian International by L. Stevenson; ABC der Friedens-Bewegung by A.T. Nilsson
-- Leaflet series "Adventures in Reconciliation"
-- Pamphlets & leaflets, 1920-1969 [5 folders]
-- Pamphlets & leaflets, 1970-
-- Literature re: Dai Dong, 1971-1973

Box 3
North American Committee of the IFOR [files of J. Nevin Sayre]:
-- Correspondence, etc., 1936, 1942-1951, 1961
-- Meeting minutes & reports, 1940-1969 [7 folders]

Box 4 (1/2 box) [added in 2012]
Annual report, mailings, etc., 2006-
Booklet Together for Transformation: Men, Masculinities and Peacebuilding, 2010 [printout]
Women Peacemakers Program

Note: For more extensive IFOR records of the years 1960-1980s see Section II, Series I which contains the combined files of staff members of the FOR-USA for that period. The main body of IFOR records of 1919-1969 is found in the files of John Nevin Sayre who served in an official capacity from 1935 to 1967. See DG 117, Series C [9 Boxes].


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