Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399, USA


PART III: U.S. SECTION
SERIES A, 4 -- PART 2: COMMITTEES, 1960-1999

Scope, Contents & Arrangement





[Note: During 1997-2000 processing of WILPF Collection, Committees and Conferences were split into two parts]
Box 1 [not on mf] on-site
Lists of committees
Statements re: functions of committees, 1962, 1966
Statements re: functions of standing committees, 1974
Chile Issues, Consultant [Vivian Schatz] on, 1992 [see also: box 13a -- Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Chile]
Committees, Consultant on, 1960-1964
Committees, Consultant [Marii Hasagawa] on, 1965-1968
Committees, Consultant on, 1970
Conscientious Objectors, Consultant [Norma Jacob] on, 1960 [1 letter]
Conscientious Objectors, Consultant [Chester Graham] on, 1966-1967
Draft & Registration, Consultant on, 1988
Ad Hoc Committee on Administration, 1968
Ad Hoc Committee on Location of National Office, [1970?]
Ad Hoc Committee to Develop Guidelines for WILPF's Joining Coalitions, 1973
Ad Hoc Committee to Mop Up Stresses, 1977
Ad Hoc Committee to Study International Conferences, 1975
Ad Hoc Priorities Committee (in preparation for 1977 Biennial), [Helen Kusman, Chair]
Administrative Committee, 1968 [1 letter]
Advisory Committee, 1977-1980 [incomplete set]
Asia/Pacific Committee, 1985-1990
Branches, Committee on, 1960-1962 [Alice Bostick, Chair]
Branches, Committee on, 1962-1963 [Ingred Snipes, Chair]
Branches, Committee on, 1963-1964 [Elvira Brown, Chair]
Branches, Committee on, 1964-1966
Branches, Committee on, 1967-1969 [Rae Cohn, Chair]
Branches, Committee on, 1960-1969: miscellaneous material sent in Branch Handbooks

Box 2 [not on mf] on-site
Branches, Committee on, 1970
Branches, Committee on, 1970-1977: leader's manual & other literature
Budget Review Committee, National [successor to Finance Committee], 1983 (Dec.) -1988: meeting
minutes [incomplete set] Central America Committee
Chemical Weapons Committee
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1960-1962 [Marie Lyons, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1962-1963 [Elise Boulding, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1963-1964 [Bess Lane, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1964-1965 [Elise Boulding, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1965: television program on war toys [file of Publicity Dept.]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1965-1966 [Libby Frank, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1966-1967 [Libby Frank, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1967-1968 [Libby Frank, Chair]
Childhood Education, Committee on: Armed Forces Day, May 1968
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1968-1969 [Libby Frank, Chair] [see also: CDGA: Frank, Libby &
Morton, for Libby's work re: assessing My Weekly Reader for coverage of the civil rights movement & Vietnam, 1966-1969]
Childhood Education, Committee on, 1970-1971

Box 3 [not on mf] on-site
Childhood Education, Committee on: misc., n.d.
China Committee, 1970
Civil Liberties Committee, 1960-1971
Civil Liberties Committee, 1979 [1 letter]
Civil Liberties Committee, 1995-1996
Civil Rights Committee, 1960-1969
Collaboration Committee, 1997
Committee for a More Effective WILPF, 1985: correspondence of Jean Gore, etc. [file of Jean Gore]
Committee for a More Effective WILPF, Sept./Nov. 1985: diagnosis re: WILPF by Jean Lieberman
Committee for a More Effective WILPF, Nov. 1985: organizational assessment

Box 4 [not on mf] on-site
Committee on the Future of WILPF, 1984-1985: correspondence etc. of Helen Kusman [file of Helen
Kusman, Chair]
Committee to Evaluate WILPF's Regional Structure, 1983
Committee to Study WILPF Relationship to Other Organizations, 1965-1966: Ingeborg Snipes
Constitutional Revisions, Committee on, 1970-1972
Constitution Review Committee, 1982-1983
CTB Committee, 1985
Cuba Action Committee, 1995
Disarmament Committee, 1998
Disarmament Information Committee, 1960
Economic & Social Change, Committee on, 1971-1974 [Thea Braiteman, Chair]
Economic & Social Change, Committee on, 1975-1976
Economic & Social Change, Committee on, 1977?-1979 [incomplete set]
Economic & Social Change, Committee on, 1980
Economic & Social Reform Committee, 1971 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Economic Study and Communications Project Committee, 1969
Education Committee, 1974-1977 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Education Committee, 1976-
Education Committee: Anthony University, 1976-1977 [file of Naomi Marcus]
Educational Contacts Committee, 1960-1963
Eurostrategic Committee/Working Group, 1981-1983: meeting minutes

Box 5 [not on mf] on-site
Eurostrategic Committee, 1981-1983 [file of Genie Silver]
Eurostrategic Committee, 1981-1982: correspondence, etc. [file of Libby Frank]
Eurostrategic Committee, 1982-1983: correspondence of Genie Silver, [file of Genie Silver, Chair]
Eurostrategic Committee: packet "Euroshima?"
Feminist Task Force, 1983-1985
Finance Committee, 1960-1969
Box 6 [not on mf] on-site
Finance Committee, 1970-1979: meeting minutes
Finance Committee, 1970-1979: reports & form letters
Finance Committee, National, 1980-1983: meeting minutes [incomplete set] [see: Budget Review Committee for
later meeting minutes (some from 1983?]
Finance Committee, 1980-1982, 1989
Finance Committee, 1982-1985: Branch fundraising, etc. [file of Libby Frank]
Fund-Raising Committee, 1979-1995
Future Development of WILPF, Committee on: 1963-1964
Future Development of WILPF, Committee on: 1966-1967
Future Development of WILPF, Committee on: 1969
Global Development Committee, 1988
Hall of Fame Committee: installation of Jane Addams into Hall of Fame, 1966-1968
House Committee (Jane Addams), 1963-1965
House Committee (Jane Addams), 1968: correspondence re: 2006 Walnut Street
House Search Committee, 1985
Human Rights, Division of, 1960-1969 [not part of National Office??]
Immigration and Refugees, Committee on, 1960-1961
Interim Planning Committee, 1998
Investment Committee, 1988
Issues Committee [see box 15: Program & Action Committee -- Issues Committee]
Labor Committee, 1992

Box 7 [not on mf] on-site
Labor Contacts Committee, 1960-1969
Labor Contacts Committee: Consultant on Migrants, 1966-1967
Latin American Committee, 1966-1967 [Ruth Freeman, Chair]
Latin American Committee, 1968 [Phyllis Sanders, Chair]
Latin American Committee, 1969 [Phyllis Sanders, Chair]
Latin American Committee, 1970-1971 [Phyllis Sanders, Chair]
Latin American Committee: material sent by Ruth Freeman to Phyllis Sanders
Leadership Training, Committee on, 1960-1963
Legislative Committee, 1960-1969: meeting minutes

Box 8 [not on mf] on-site
Legislative Committee, 1960-1962: reports, memos, correspondence, etc. [Donna Allen, Chair,
1962-1967; Dorothy Steffens, Chair, 1967; Margaret L. D. Hatch, Chair]
Legislative Committee, 1970, 1980s
Lesbian Issues Committee, 1991-1992
Literature Committee, 1960-1978
Literature Committee, 1982,1984-1986: meeting minutes [incomplete set]
Literature Committee, 1982-1985
Long-Term Planning Committee, 1989-1990,1992 [file of Jane Midgley]
Membership and Extension Committee, 1960-1962 [Marii Hasegawa, Chair]
Membership and Extension Committee, 1962-1963 [Marii Hasegawa & Betty Bartram, Co- Chairs]
Membership and Extension Committee, 1963-1965 [Marii Hasegawa, Chair]

Box 8a (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Membership and Extension Committee, 1965-1966 [ Rae Cohn, Chair]
Membership and Extension Committee, 1966-1967 [Mildred Olmsted, Chair]
Membership and Extension Committee: trips to the field by Mildred Scott Olmsted, 1967-1968
Membership and Extension Committee, 1968-1969 [Mildred Olmsted, Chair]

Box 9 [not on mf] on-site
Membership and Extension Committee: correspondence & notes of Eleanor Fowler (Membership
Secretary) 1966-1969 [see also: Series H,4]
Membership and Extension Committee, 1969 [Grace Parzen, Chair]
Membership and Extension Committee / Membership Committee / Committee on Membership and
Branches: meeting minutes & reports, 1970-1979
Membership & Branches Committee, 1974-1976 ]file of Dorothy Steffens]
Membership Committee: meeting minutes, 1980, 1991-1994 [incomplete set]
Membership Committee, 1980-1985, 1992
Middle East Committee, 1970-1979 [file of Melva Mueller]
Middle East Committee, 1974-1975 [file of Dorothy Steffens & Naomi Marcus]
Middle East Committee, 1974-1977 [file of Libby Frank]
Middle East Committee, 1975-1976 [file of Dorothy Steffens & Naomi Marcus]
Middle East Committee: finances, 1976-1979 [file of Libby Frank]
Middle East Committee, 1977 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Middle East Committee, 1978-1979 [file of Libby Frank]
Middle East Committee, 1979 [Dolores Taller, Chair]
Middle East Committee: meeting minutes, 1981, 1984, n.d. [incomplete set]

Box 10 [not on mf] on-site
Middle East Committee, 1980-1994
Middle East Committee, n.d.
National Action Projects Committee, 1961-1962 [Ingeborg Snipes, Chair]
National Science Committee, 1971
Nominating Committee, 1960-1969
Nominating Committee, 1970-1979 [incomplete set]
Nominating Committee, 1991
Nominating Committee: Board election, 1980-1992 [see also Series A,2, Box 33]
Non-Violence Working Group, 1986-1987
Nuclear Information Committee, 1981, 1984
Nuclear Network
Peace and Freedom Award Committee, 1988
Peace Education Committee, 1997
Personnel Committee, 1960-1966: reports
Personnel Committee, 1965-1966: meeting minutes
Personnel Committee, 1966-1968: correspondence, meeting minutes, reports
Personnel Committee, 1969: correspondence, meeting minutes, reports
Personnel Committee, 1970-1979: meeting minutes, reports
Personnel Committee, 1970-1977: correspondence etc. [file of Dorothy Steffens & Eleanor Fowler]

Box 11 [not on mf] on-site
Personnel Committee, 1978-1979: correspondence etc. [file of Melva Mueller]
Personnel Committee, meeting minutes, 1980-1991 [incomplete set]
Personnel Committee, 1980-1990
Planned Giving Task Group, 1996
Policy Committee: meeting minutes, 1960-1973
Policy Committee, 1960 [Dorothy Hutchinson, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1960 (Sept.) - 1961 (June) [Ruth Freeman, Chair]
Policy Committee: correspondence with or about, 1960-1961

Box 12 [not on mf] on-site
Policy Committee, 1961 (June) - 1962 [Orlie Pell, Chair]
Policy Committee: correspondence re: trade relations with communist countries, 1962-1963
Policy Committee, 1963 [Orlie Pell, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1964 - 1965 (Oct.) [Orlie Pell, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1965 (Nov.) - 1966 (June) [Lucy P. Carner, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1966 (July) - 1967 (Aug.) [Lucy P. Carner, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1966-1967: correspondence of Lucy P. Carner, Chair
Policy Committee: statement of function, 1966; committee lists, 1966-1968

Box 13 [not on mf] on-site

Policy Committee, 1967 (Sept.) - 1969 [Naomi Marcus, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1968 (June) - 1969 (July): correspondence of Naomi Marcus (Chair)
Policy Committee, 1969: principles & policies revision
Policy Committee, 1969 [Ruth Freeman, chair]
Policy Committee, 1961-1969: work re: civil disobedience
Policy Committee, 1970-1971 [Naomi Marcus, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1971: principles & policies review, 1971
Policy Committee, 1972

Box 13a [not on mf] on-site
Policy Committee, 1972 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Policy Committee, 1973 [Doris Bolef, Chair]
Policy Committee, 1973-1974: correspondence re: Policy Committee & WILPF policies [file of Dorothy
Steffens & Pat Samuel]
Policy Committee, 1974: work re: dissent
Policy Committee, 1974-1978: misc.
Policy Committee, 1975-1977 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Policy Committee, 1979 [file of Melva Mueller]
Policy Committee, 1984, 1985: misc.
Policy Committee, 1990
Policy Committee: subject referents list, 1974
Policy Committee: correspondence with/about issue referents, 1974-1975
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Africa, 1960-1969
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on American Indians, 1960-1963
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Asia, 1960-1966
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Chile [Vivian Schatz] [see also: box 1 -- Chile Issues, Consultant on]
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Conscientious Objection
Policy Committee: Inter-American Referent, 1960
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on the Middle East, 1967
Policy Committee: Issue Referent on Territories & Possessions, 1960-1961

Box 14 [not on mf] on-site
Priorities Committee, 1979 [1 item]
Program & Action Committee, 1960-1972: meeting minutes [incomplete]
Program & Action Committee, 1963 [Lucy P. Carner & Naomi Marcus, Co-Chairs]
Program & Action Committee, 1963-1964 [Kay Camp & Naomi Marcus, Co-Chairs]
Program & Action Committee, 1964-1965 [Naomi Marcus & Gerry Schneeberg, Co-Chairs]
Program & Action Committee, 1965-1966 [Naomi Marcus, Chair]
Program & Action Committee, 1964-1966: Vietnam projects
Program & Action Committee, 1966-1967 [Naomi Marcus, Chair]
Program & Action Committee, 1967-1969 [Ethel Jensen, Chair]
Program & Action Committee: Vietnam Projects, 1968
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Secretary), 1967
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Secretary/Director), 1968 (Jan.-July)

Box 15 [not on mf] on-site
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Director), 1968 (Aug.) - 1969
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Director) re:chemical/biological warfare,
1967-1970
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Director) re: draft resistance,
1967-1968
Program & Action Committee: correspondence of Harriet Barron (Director) re: Mother's Day cards,
1966-1967
Program & Action Committee, 1970
Program & Action Committee, 1970-1971 [file of Eleanor Fowler]
Program & Action Committee, 1971-1972
Program & Action Committee, 1971-1975 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Program & Action Committee, 1972: work re: early childhood education
Program & Action Committee, 1973-1975
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1964-1965 : meeting minutes
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1964 (Nov.): conference at WILPF in Taiwan
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1964 (Dec.): comments re: Peking Review article
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1965: petition on seating China (P.R.C.) in United
Nations
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1964-1965: correspondence
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1964-1965: correspondence re: gifts to Chinese
women
Program & Action Committee, China Subcommittee, 1962-1965: WILPF resolutions & misc. notes
Program & Action Committee: meeting minutes, 1980-1981, n.d. [incomplete set]
Program & Action Committee, 1980-1990
Program & Action Committee: Issues Committee, 1982, 1985 -

Box 16 [not on mf] on-site

Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1960-1961 [Janet Neuman, Chair]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1961-1962 [Claire Walsh, Publicity Secretary]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1961-1963 [Adeline Silverman, Chair]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1963-1966 [Mollie Jacobs, Chair]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1966-1967 [Martha Molarsky, Publicity Secretary]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1973-1975 [Rae Cohn, Chair]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1971-1976 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Public Relations / Publicity Committee, 1983
Publications Committee, 1996-1997
Racial Justice Committee, 1987-1989
Racism Task Force (WILPF/JAPA), 1979-1981 [file of Helen Kusman, Chair]
Racism Task Force (WILPF/JAPA), 1982-1984 [file of Libby Frank]

Box 17 [not on mf] on-site
Racism Task Force (WILPF/JAPA): correspondence of Helen Kusman, 1981-1983, n.d. [file of Helen
Kusman, Chair]
Racism Task Force (WILPF/JAPA): articles prepared for Peace and Freedom (includes correspondence),
ca. 1981-1982
Redirection / Reconstruction Committee, 1973-1974 [file of Dorothy Steffens]
Redirection / Reconstruction Committee, 1973-1974 [file of Ruth Seeley, Office Manager]
Redirection / Reconstruction Committee, 1974 [file of Helen Kusman]
Regional Development Committee, 1984 [Subcommittee?]
Religious Contacts Committee, 1960 [Louise Frye, Chair]
Religious Contacts Committee, 1960-1963 [Louise Donaldson, Chair]
Religious Contacts Committee, 1963-1966 [Hazel Foster, Chair]
Religious Contacts Committee, 1966-1967 [Ruth Haefner, Chair]
Religious Contacts Committee, 1967 [Lois Hamer, Chair]
Resolutions Committee, 1966-1969
Resolutions Committee, 1973

Box 18 [not on mf] on-site
Scientific Contacts Committee, 1962-1963 [Helen Gillette, Chair]
Scientific Contacts Committee, 1964-1967 [Alice Woodruff, Chair]
Scientific Contacts Committee, 1967-1969 [Doris Bolef, Chair]
Scientific Contacts Committee, 1970-1971 [Virginia Jones, Chair]
Southern Africa Committee, 1985
Southeast Asia Committee, 1980 -
Steering Committee, 1980-
Tours Committee, 1964
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars], 1960-1962 [Orlie Pell, Chair]
Unite Nations Committee: U.N. Seminar, Oct. 30 - Nov. 01, 1961
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars], 1962-1963 [Bertha McNeill, Chair]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars], 1963-1967 [Phyllis Grunauer, Chair]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars], 1967-1969
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to UNESCO, 1960-
1964 [Helen Crowley]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to UNESCO, 1965-
1967 [Anita Siegel]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to the U.N., 1965-
1967 [Selma Le Schack]

Box 19 [not on mf] on-site
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to the U.N., 1967-
1969 [Selma Le Schack]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to the U.N., 1969
[Ruth Gage-Colby]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: International Office Representative to the U.N.,
1961-1968
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to the U.N., 1970-
1973 [Ruth Gage-Colby]
United Nations Committee [includes U.N. Seminars]: U.S. Section Representative to the U.N., 1975-
1977 [Ruth Sillman]
United Nations Committee (?), 1984-1985 [see also: Series H,4, box 1 -- United Nations Office]
United Nations Committee: U.S. Section Representative/Observer to the U.N., 1980-
United Nations Committee: NGO Representatives
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on, 1960-1962 [Doris Shamleffer, Chair]
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on, 1962-1965 [Orlie Pell, Chair]
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on, 1965-1968 [Elise Boulding, Chair]
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on: Subcommittee on Finances, 1966
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on, 1968-1969 [Marion Edman, Chair]
Work With the International [Office of WILPF], Committee on, 1970 -
Working Group on Non-Violent Civil Disobedience, 1988
Working Group on Regionalization, ca. 1984-1987 [file of Jean Gore]
Working Group on Regions: work of Jean Gore, etc. 1987-1988 [file of Jean Gore]
Youth Committee, 1967-1968






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