Records, 1921-1975
©Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19050


Series K: Administrative Records

[files reorganized & refoldered in March 2004 - July 2005]
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Box 455
Financial Records
Financial correspondence, 1921-1929
Financial correspondence, 1930-1935
Financial correspondence, 1936-1937
Financial correspondence, 1938-1939
Financial correspondence, 1940-1949
Financial correspondence, 1956-1973
Financial correspondence with auditor, 1942-1946
Financial correspondence: 2 letters re: ties with the Religious Society of Friends (including assertion that NCPW was not "supported by Soviet Russia"), 1927, 1932
In-house memos re: financial form letters
Notes/memos etc. re: bookkeeping system
Voting by Executive Board re: borrowing money, 1928
Loans to NCPW on FJL's life-insurance policy (?)
Loans to NCPW [see also general financial files]
Insurance policies & returns
NCPW Committee on Finance & Economy, 1932 [includes schedule for salary reductions]
Expenses related to FJL's book
FJL's expenses as regnary agent (for Albion Beverage), 1945
Labor costs etc. of preparing NCPW records for archives
FJL's personal expenses (?)

Box 456
Financial Records
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1921
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1922
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1923
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1924
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1924 (cont.)
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1925
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1926
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1927
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1928

Box 457
Financial Records
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1929
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, ca. 1920s
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1930
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1931
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1932
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1933
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1934
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1935
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1936

Box 458
Financial Records
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1937
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1938
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1939
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1930s
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1940
Wage & expense vouchers for staff members, 1940-1942
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1941
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1941 (cont.)

Box 459
Financial Records
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1942
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1943
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1944
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1945
Permission from U.S. Dept. of Labor for salary raises, 1945
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1946
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1947
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1948
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1949
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1940s
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1950
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1951
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1952
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1953
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1954
Daily income distribution, 1954
Cancelled checks, 1954
Receipts from contributions (small) to NCPW, 1954

Box 460
Financial Records
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1955
Cancelled checks, 1955
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1956
Bank statements & cancelled checks, 1956
Petty cash, 1956-1957
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1957
Bank statements & cancelled checks, 1957
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1958
Bank statements & cancelled checks, 1958
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1959
Budgets/expenses/fundraising, 1960-1975, n.d.
Employee Mabel Waln Smith (taxes, insurance), 1960-1961

Box 461
Financial Records
Taxes:
- Federal capital stock tax, 1933-1945
- Federal corporation income & excess profits tax, 1936-1949
- Federal corporation income & excess profits tax, 1950-1958
- Federal excise tax on employers of 8 or more (federal unemployment tax), 1936-1955
- Federal Insurance Contributions Act (Social Security) -- taxes paid, 1936-1939
- Federal Insurance Contributions Act (Social Security) -- taxes paid, 1940-1948
- Correspondence with IRS re: whether NCPW had to pay Social Security tax, etc., 1937-1943
- Federal victory tax paid, 1943
- Federal taxes paid, 1940-1945
- Federal taxes paid, 1946-1949

Box 462
Financial Records
Taxes:
- Federal taxes paid, 1950-1957
- D.C. franchise tax license / corporation license -- fees paid, 1942-1956
- D.C. corporation income taxes paid, 1939-1963
- D.C. personal property taxes paid, 1930-1958
- D.C. sales tax paid, 1949-1954
- D.C. unemployment compensation taxes paid, 1936-1939
- D.C. unemployment compensation taxes paid, 1940-1942
- D.C. unemployment compensation taxes paid, 1943-1949
- D.C. unemployment compensation taxes paid, 1950-1957, 1960

Box 463
Financial Records
Taxes:
- Massachusetts taxes paid, 1939-1955
- Oregon taxes paid, 1940-1945
Paid bills/invoices:
- Misc., 1930s-1950s
- Acme Newspictures, Inc.
- Addressograph-Multigraph Corp.
- Alfred A. Knopf Inc.
- American Ice Company
- Association Press
- Astoria Press
- Auditors, 1938-1955
- Candey Hardware Co.
- Chas. G. Stott & Co. (office supplies)
- Elliott Addressing Machine Company
- Farmers Union Co-operative Education Service
- Fellowship of Reconciliation
- Foreign Policy Association
- Gist & Chairs Inc. (mimeograph services)
- Graphic Arts Press
- Houghton Mifflin Co.
- Judd & Detweiler Inc.
- Lathrop Inc.
- L.C. Smith & Corona Typewriters Inc.
- Mallorey Office Supply Co.

Box 464
Financial Records
Paid bills/invoices:
- Missionary Education Movement
- National Capitol Press Inc.
- National Child Welfare Assoc.
- National Peace Conference
- National Publishing Co.
- National Peace Council
- Newell-Cole Co.
- Peters, Smith & Co.
- Postal Telegraph-Cable Co.
- Potomac Electric Power Co.
- Railway Express Agency Inc
- Romeike Press Clipping Bureau
- Service Typewriter Co.
- Simon & Schuster
- Socialist Party / Sovfoto
- Southern & Standard Inc. (photo-engravers)
- Southern Engraving Co.
- Stanford Paper Co. [2 folders]
- T. Janney Brown (insurance) / Golden Insurance Co.
- Vanguard Press
- Washington Envelope Co.
- Western Union Telegraph Co.

Box 465
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Census of manufacturers filled out by NCPW for U.S. Department of Commerce, 1939, 1947
- Permit for appealing for donations, 1937
- Enlisting businessmen for peace, 1939 [includes correspondence]
- Sample pledge cards & envelopes used in fund drives, 1923-1954
- Pennies for Peace project, 1938 [photograph removed]
- Notes of FJL, mostly re: money/fundraising contacts
- State & city contacts (for speakers & for raising money), 1924-1928
- Lists of large contributors, 1929-1937
- Analysis of large contributors, 1935-1938
- Record of returns on financial appeals, 1936-1939
- Records of fundraising appeals & costs involved, 1924-1950

Box 466
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Financial form letters, 1924-1926
- Financial form letters, 1927
- Financial form letters, 1928-1929
- Financial form letters, 1930-1931
- Financial form letters, 1932-1933
- Financial form letters, 1934-1936
- Financial form letters, 1937
- Financial form letters, 1938-1939

Box 467 (1/2 box)
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Financial form letters, 1940-1941
- Financial form letters, 1942
- Financial form letters, 1943-1944
- Financial form letters, 1945-1946
- Financial form letters, 1947-1949
- Financial form letters, 1950-1954
- Financial form letters, n.d.

Box 468
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Peace Bond Campaign: general
- Peace Bond Campaign: financial records
- Peace Bond Campaign: form letters & documents produced for distribution
- Peace Bond Campaign: publicity & media coverage [photographs removed to Photograph Collection]
- Peace Bond Campaign: correspondence, 1935
- Peace Bond Campaign: correspondence, 1936
- Peace Bond Campaign: correspondence, 1937, n.d.
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales in New Jersey by Paul Harris, Jr. & staff members, 1936 [includes media coverage]
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales by Northwestern Office, 1935-1937
- Peace Bond Campaign: sample book of certificates
- Peace Bond Campaign: newsletter Peace Bond News, vol. 1:1-9 (Oct. 7, 1935 - May 26, 1936)

Box 469 (1/2 box)
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1935 (Nov.-Dec.)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (Jan.-Feb.)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (March)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (April)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (May-June)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (July-Aug.)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1936 (Oct.-Nov.)
- Peace Bond Campaign: sales receipts, 1937

Box 470
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- Lobbying reports - general
- Lobbying reports, 1947
- Lobbying reports, 1948
- Lobbying reports, 1949
- Lobbying reports, 1950
- Lobbying reports, 1951
- Lobbying reports, 1952
- Lobbying reports, 1953
- Lobbying reports, 1954
- Bequests to NCPW, 1929-1947, 1965
- Bequests to NCPW - from the estate of Hattie Murdock, 1932
- Bequests to NCPW - from the estate of Addie Littlefield Kleist, 1954
- Bequests to NCPW - from the estate of Edwin & Marguerite Clarke, 1955
- Bequests to NCPW - from the estate of Paul L. Knorr & John B. Knorr, 1954-1955

Box 471 (1/2 box)
Financial Records
Fundraising efforts:
- United Peace Chest - financial statements, receipts, correspondence, 1937 [2 folders]
- United Peace Chest - financial statements, receipts, correspondence, 1938
- United Peace Chest - financial statements, receipts, correspondence, 1939
- United Peace Chest - financial statements, receipts, correspondence, 1940-1950

Box 472
Financial Records -- Ledger Books (or Loose Ledger Pages)
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: income & expenses, 1930-1936
Branch Offices: income & expenses, 1933 (Oct.-Dec.)
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: monthly travel expense reports by staff members, 1933-1935

Box 473
Financial Records -- Ledger Books (or Loose Ledger Pages)
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: income & expenses, 1937-1955
Washington (DC) Office:
- Payroll, 1935 (Dec.) - 1938 (Nov. 12)
- Payroll, 1938 (Nov.) - 1939 (Oct.)
- Expenses (bills paid - ledger pages in alpha order according to company / organization), 1940-1942

Box 474
Financial Records
Washington (DC) Office:
- Expenses, 1921-1922
- Income & expenses, 1921 (Sept. 30) - 1923 (Sept.)
- Misc., ca. 1922-1924
- Contributions, 1922 (Fall); accounts payable, 1927-1928
- Misc., 1925-1929
- Petty cash, 1925 (Sept.) - 1929; payroll, 1925 (Aug.) - 1929 (Nov.)

Box 475
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: expenses, 1927 - 1931 (June)
Washington (DC) Office: payroll, 1930-1935
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: income & expenses, 1931 (July) - 1935 (Sept.)
Washington (DC) Office: petty cash, 1932-1935

Box 476
Washington (DC) Office:
- Income & expenses, 1939-1940
- Income & expenses, 1941 - 1944 (Nov.)
- Payroll, 1939 (Oct.) - 1955 (Feb.)
- Income & expenses, 1944 (Dec.) - 1955
- Income & expenses, 1922 (Oct.) - 1924

Box 477
Washington (DC) Office & Branch Offices: income & expenses, 1936-1938

Box 478
Office Files [mostly files of Gladys Gould Mackenzie]
Closing down of NCPW national office; sale of furniture, 1967
Leases for NCPW offices, 1921-1924, 1955
Move from 18th Street to Constitution Avenue (Washington, DC): sale of furniture, etc., 1954-1955
Contract with WINX for six radio talks, 1944
Staff lists & biographical information etc. [includes office directories, used at telephone switchboard]
Office procedures: instructions, etc.
Memos to staff members
Sick & vacation leave records, 1929-
Furniture & supplies, 1930-1954
Purchase etc. of addresseograph machine & stencils, 1927-1936
First class mail received, 1925-1942
Workroom reports of NCPW mailings (by M. Goldsmith), 1936-1939
Workroom reports of NCPW mailings (by M. Goldsmith), 1940-1942
Workroom reports of NCPW mailings (by M. Goldsmith & J.S. Bodle), 1943-1949

Box 479 (1/2 box)
Office Files [mostly files of Gladys Gould Mackenzie]
Correspondence (& form letters) of Gladys Mackenzie
Misc. kept by Gladys Mackenzie
Address books (2), ca. 1920s-1930s
Misc. mailing lists
Sampling project of index cards, representing 82,000 names, done by SCPC staff members, 1985

Box 480
Material received after Series A-E were microfilmed [some items may be duplicates]
By-laws & amendments, 1930
Constitution & amendments
Lists of officers, 1924-1956
Lists of participating organizations & delegates-at-large, 1931-1966
Executive Board: correspondence, etc.
Executive Board: votes cast
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1920s
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1930s
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1940s
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1950s
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1960s
Meeting minutes: Executive Board & other committees, 1970s, n.d.
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1927-1928
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1929

Box 481
Material received after Series A-E were microfilmed [some items may be duplicates]
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting (& staff conference), 1930
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1931
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1932-1934
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1935
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1936
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1937
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1938-1939
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1940s
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1950s
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, 1960s-1970s
Meeting minutes, etc.: Annual Meeting, n.d.
NCPW conferences: misc.
Conference of peace groups, 1923 (Feb.)
Annual Conference on Policy, 1941
Annual Conference, 1942
Annual Conference, 1943
Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers, Atlantic City (NJ), Dec. 4-7, 1947
Findings on Programs & Policies, 1922-1939, 1942-1947
Organizing local committees & councils of the NCPW
Letterheads used, 1922-1957
Dissolution of NCPW, 1975

Box 482 (card file box) [formerly Box 508H - not sampled]
Administrative Records
Index cards of names for mailing list?
Index cards -- record of mailings done by [or sent to?] various staff members (Jeannette Rankin, Eleanor Brannon, Mary Ida Winder, Carrie Wyckoff-Ormsbee, J.J. Handsaker, Paul Harris, Jr.) & NCPW regional offices

Box 483 (card file box) [formerly Box 508G & 508__ - sampled]
Administrative Records
Index cards of names for mailing list [part of what was culled from 82,000 cards of names, during sampling done by SCPC staff members in 1985]: card categories include diplomats, foreign no. 2, friends in Europe, German "A" list, German language papers, foreign newspapers, & inactive file

Box 484 (card file box) [formerly Box 508__ - sampled]
Administrative Records
Index cards of names for mailing list [part of what was culled from 82,000 cards of names, during sampling done by SCPC staff members in 1985]: card categories include active file & inactive file

Box 485 (card file box) [found after Box 111]
Administrative Records
Index cards of names for mailing list


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This file was last updated on August 13, 2012.