Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Fellowship of Reconcilation Records, 1915-current

Collection: DG 013
Series I


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 & Administrative Information
See Index



Detailed Description of the Collection

SERIES I: INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIP OF RECONCILIATION (IFOR), 1960-1980s
These are the combined files of FOR-USA staff members, mainly Alfred Hassler, who was also IFOR General Secretary 1970-1974. General material by and about the IFOR was removed to the International Fellowship of Reconciliation Collected Records (CDG-B Netherlands) in September 2012. The main body of earlier IFOR files up to 1967 is in the papers of John Nevin Sayre (see DG 117, Series C).

Box 1
Literature and reports (miscellaneous)
IFOR General Conference, Woudschoten (Netherlands), 1963 (August)
Council, 1963
Council 1967
Council meeting re: IFOR's future, Oslow (Norway), August 7-11, 1968: preparatory correspondence
Council meeting re: IFOR's future, Oslow (Norway), August 7-11, 1968: meeting minutes, etc.; De Graaf questionnaire (and replies)
Council, 1969
Council, 1970-1974
Executive Committee/Staff, 1970-1978
Commission on the Future, 1963-1965
European Committee, 1969
European Work Group, 1973-1976 [re: Namibia Campaign / Caravan]
Finance Committee/s, 1960-1961

Box 2
Finance Committee/s, 1962-1963
Finance Committee/s, 1964-1965
Finance Committee/s, 1966-1967
Finance Committee/s, 1968
Finance Committee/s, 1969
Finance Committee/s, 1970
Finance Committee/s, 1971
Finance Committee/s, 1972-1975
Finance Committee/s: appeal letters and donations
Finance Committee/s: bank accounts for Vietnam war relief, 1967-1970
North American Committee, 1969 [see also box 6 of IFOR Collected Records]
Personnel Committee
Structure Subcommittee
Discussions re: purpose ("basis") of the IFOR, 1960s-1970s
Youth Committee/Secretary, 1967-1971

Box 3
General correspondence, 1945-1949
General correspondence, 1960
General correspondence, 1961
General correspondence, 1962
General correspondence, 1963
General correspondence, 1964
General correspondence, 1965
General correspondence, 1966
General correspondence, 1967
General correspondence, 1968
General correspondence, 1969
General correspondence, 1970
General correspondence, 1970 (continued)

Box 4
General correspondence, 1971
General correspondence,
1971 (continued)
General correspondence, 1972
General correspondence, 1972 (continued)
General correspondence, 1973
General correspondence, 1974
General correspondence, 1975
General correspondence, 1976
General correspondence, 1976 (continued)
General correspondence, 1977
General correspondence, 1978
General correspondence, 1978 (continued)
General correspondence, 1979-1980s


Box 5
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Jens Brondum (Denmark), 1969-1971, 1974
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Hannes De Graaf, IFOR Chair (Netherlands), 1969-1974
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Church and Peace (Germany), 1977-1978
Correspondence with individuals and groups: EIRENE (Germany, etc.), 1968-1974
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Historic Peace Churches, 1969-1970
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Heinz Kloopenburg, IFOR Associate Secretary (Germany), 1971-1978
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Henri Roser (France), 1969-1976
Correspondence with individuals and groups: Andre and Magda Trocme, IFOR Associate Secretaries (France), 1969-1971
Correspondence with individuals and groups: United Nations (re: consultative status with ECOSOC), 1972-1980
Correspondence with individuals and groups: United Nations -- Michael Scott, IFOR Representative, 1979-1983
Correspondence with individuals and groups: United Nations -- Michael Scott, IFOR Representative, 1979-1983 (continued)
Correspondence with individuals and groups: War Resisters' International, 1968-1975
Correspondence with individuals and groups: World Council of Churches, 1969-1976
National Sections/Fellowships: lists; general information
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Africa and Malagasy (Nairobi office), 1970s [Titus Mugavana, etc.]

Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Argentina; Bolivia, 1970s
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Australia, 1970-1981

Box 6
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Chile, 1971-1974
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Denmark, 1970-1974
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Fiji, 1965-1971
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Finland, 1969-1971
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: France and French-speaking areas, 1969-1971 [Rene Cruse]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Germany, 1969-1977 [Irmgard Schuchardt]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Great Britain, 1961-1969 [Max Parker, Peter Jenkins, etc.]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Great Britain, 1970-1974 [David Harding, R. Beasley, etc.]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: India
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Ireland (Republic); Northern Ireland
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Italy, 1964-1978
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Japan, 1962-1974
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Mexico, 1969-1975
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: The Netherlands, 1970-1972
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: New Zealand, 1964, 1969-1974 [New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Nigeria, 1964-1974
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Norway, 1969-1974


Box 7 (1/2 box)
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Puerto Rico, 1970-1972 [includes Puerto Rican Peace Center]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), 1970-1972
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: South Africa, 1968-1978
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: South Africa, 1962-1964 [re: Arthur Blaxall case]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships: South America, 1971 [re: Alfred Hassler's trip]
Correspondence with National Sections/Fellowships:
Sweden, 1965-1971



This file updated on September 28, 2012