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


PART III: U.S. SECTION
SERIES A,6: LEGISLATIVE OFFICE, 1947-

Introduction written by Eleanor Barr, Archivist, ca. 1989

Scope, Contents & Arrangement

List of Staff & Office Locations

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Box 1 [not on mf] on-site
Administrative Files
Financial records
Petty Cash ledger book, July 1962 - Aug. 1971
Tenancy
Personnel/office matters, 1951-1959
Employment of intern, 1958-1959
Personnel/office matters, 1960-1988 [includes staff problems]
Staff meeting minutes, 1967-1979, n.d.
Possible priorities/projects; work plans, 1956-1999
Mail record
Organizational reports by Judith Nies, April 1967
WILPF regionalization, 1988

Box 2 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1946-1952

Box 3 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1953-1956

Box 4 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1957 - 1968 (Jan.-May)

Box 5 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1968 (June-Dec.) - 1971

Box 6 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1972 (Jan.-March)- 1973

Box 7 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1974-1979

Box 8 [not on mf] on-site
General Correspondence, 1980-1999, n.d.
Lobbying Efforts: Letters
Sign-On Letters
Letters to/from U.S. President & White House staff, 1950-1979
Letters to/from the U.S. Secretary of State & State Department staff, 1949-1973
Letters to/from Ambassadors & Embassy staff, 1950-1974
Letters to/from United Nations officials, 1950-1971
Letters to/from misc. government officials (U.S. & foreign), 1950-1978

Box 9 [not on mf] on-site
Lobbying Efforts: Letters
Letters to/from Congresspersons & Congressional staff, 1949-1977

Box 10 [not on mf] on-site
Lobbying Efforts: Letters
Letters to/from Congresspersons & Congressional staff, 1978-1983, n.d.
Lobbying Efforts: Testimony
Testimony re: legislation, 1946-1966
Box 11 [not on mf] on-site
Lobbying Efforts: Testimony
Testimony re: legislation, 1967-1982
Lobbying Efforts: Calls to Action
"Memorandum" #1-50 (1952-1960) [missing #24, 27, 34]
"Memorandum" #51-106 (1960-1966) [missing #85-87, 91, 94, 97, 103-104]
"Political Action Handbook," 1959-1969
Calls to action re: legislation (action alerts), 1943-1969 [none from 1970-1975]
Calls to action re: legislation (action/legislative alerts), 1976-1991 [note: unnumbered legislative alerts were filed
here; in 1974-1975, 1981, and 1984, Legislative Alerts were mixed in with the Legislative Bulletin (see Periodical Collection, and have volume/issue numbers]

Box 12 [not on mf] on-site
Lobbying Efforts

Lobbying: general (analysis of legislation, etc.)
Lobby reports, 1947, 1949-1950 [file of Annalee Stewart]
Voting Records Report (by state), ca. 1952 [file of Annalee Stewart]
Voting records & legislation charts (includes WILPF position on legislation & recommended action],
1952-198_
Questionnaires for candidates & Congresspersons, 1950-1974, n.d.
Platform Hearings, 1978
Branch surveys re: priorities for Branch lobbying, 1973
Branch activities re: lobbying, 1947, 1950-1980 [includes correspondence]
Blank forms for reporting Branch activities re: lobbying
Legislative Action Network, 1990
Legislative Action Network: mailings to, 1992-1998 [incomplete set]

Box 13 (1/2 box) [not on mf] on-site
Publicity
Letters to the Editor, 1950-1975
General
Radio & T.V. programs & announcements
Press releases, 1947-1978
Press coverage, 1948-1971
Press/media contacts, 1956-1972
Press/media contacts, 1980s

Box 14 [not on mf] on-site
Policy Statements/Outreach
Policy/Issue Statements
Resolutions
Misc. writings by Annalee Stewart, 1945-1969, n.d. [file of Annalee Stewart]
Policy/Issue articles & literature, 1951-1968
Policy/Issue articles & literature, 1969-1998, n.d.
Office reports, 1947, 1953-1985, 1987-1989
Report "Comprehensive Sanctions Against South Africa," 1988
Pennsylvania Branch visit report by Milnor Alexander, May 10, 1965

Box 15 [not on mf] on-site
Issue Correspondence & Action: A-M
B-1 Bomber, 1977
Budget Transfer Amendment, 1977
Cambodia, 1970
Capital Punishment, 1967
Carpenter, George (conscientious objector), 1969
Central America, 1980s
Chemical/Biological warfare, 1948-1968
Chile, 1973-1975
Chile: Beatriz Allende, 1973-1974
China, 1955-1966
Cruisewatch campaign/tour, 1987
Cruisewatch campaign/tour: possible government surveillance, 1987
Cuba, 1961-1962
Disarmament, 1950
Draft, The, 1971
Economic Conversion, 1978-1979
Eichel, Seymour (conscientious objection), 1956-1957
Intelligence abuse, 1976-1977
Iraq: U.S. embargo, 1998
Jeannette Rankin Brigade, 1968
Korea, 1950
Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, 1960
Middle East, 1976-1977

Box 16 [not on mf] on-site
Issue Correspondence & Action: M (cont.) -V
Middle East: visit to M.E. by Dr. Madeleine Silvain, 1957-1958
Morrison, Norman: self-immolation, 1965
Multilateral force, 1964
Reynolds, Barbara, 1962-1969
Shoppers' Stoppage (WILPF Project), 1970
Special Session on Disarmament, 1978
Vietnam, 1965-1969
Vietnam: Peoples Peace Treaty; POWs, 1970
Vietnam: WILPF material re: Madame Ngo Ba Thanh
Vietnam: correspondence re: Madame Ngo Ba Thanh, 1971
Vietnam: letters & testimonials from Vietnam, 1971-1973
Vietnam, 1972
Vietnam: correspondence re: Madame Ngo Ba Thanh, 1972

Box 17 [not on mf] on-site
Issue Correspondence & Action: V (cont.)
Vietnam: WILPF statements re: Vietnam conflict, 1972-1974
Vietnam, 1973
Vietnam: correspondence re: Madame Ngo Ba Thanh, 1973
Vietnam: correspondence with/re: South Vietnam political prisoners, 1973
Vietnam, 1974
Vietnam: correspondence re: Madame Ngo Ba Thanh, 1974
Vietnam: Stockholm Peace Conference, 1974
Vietnam: Save the Peace Agreement, 1974-1975
Vietnam: denials of visas to North Vietnamese women, 1974-1975
Vietnam: correspondence with government officials re: Vietnam, 1975
Vietnam: correspondence with government officials re: Vietnam, 1975 (cont.)

Box 18 [not on mf] on-site
Issue Correspondence & Action: W
Welfare reform, 1977
Women & the Federal Budget (WILPF program), 1980-1981
Women's budget, 1988
Coalitional Work on Issues
Coalitional work, 1952-1982
Coalitional work: involvement with CARD (Committee Against Registration and the Draft)
1982-1984
Steering Committee meeting minutes, 1982-1983
Executive Committee meeting minutes, 1982-1984
Administrative Committee meeting minutes, Dec. 1982 - Aug. 1983
Ad Hoc Committee on Regional Structures, 1982
Third World Caucus, 1981-1984
Student outreach, ca. 1982
Work re: Solomon Amendment on draft registration, ca. 1982-1983
Grant proposal & funding, 1982
Benefit concert, Oct. 08, 1982

Box 19 [not on mf] on-site
Events Sponsored and/or Attended
Misc. meetings & conferences sponsored and/or attended, 1950-1988
1st Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1956
2nd Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1957
3rd Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1958
4th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1959
4th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1959: seminar kit
5th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1961
Conference on Foreign Affairs for Non-Governmental Organizations, 1961
6th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1962
6th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1962: seminar kit

Box 20 [not on mf] on-site
Events Sponsored and/or Attended
7th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1963
Conference on the Future of the United Nations, Jan. 1963
8th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1964
9th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1965
9th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1965: seminar kit
National Conference on the United States & China, April 1965
10th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1966
11th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1967
12th Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1968
Action Conference on National Priorities, Feb. 1967
WILPF demonstrations in Washington (D.C.), 1969-1970
Legislative Workshop sponsored, April 1970
Legislative Workshop sponsored, April 1970: workshop kit
Ring Around the Capital, June 22, 1972
Permit for WILPF parade, June 27,l 1973
Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1979
Legislative Seminar sponsored, 1983
Great Peace March, 1986
Tax Day Action, April 1989

Box 21 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Annalee Stewart
Visit to Vietnam as part of interfaith team of Clergymen's Emergency Committee for Vietnam, 1965 (July)
Work re: Vietnam, 1966-
Work re: nomination of Sen. Ernest Gruening & Sen. Wayne Morse for Nobel Peace Prize, 1967
Work re: tribute dinner for Sen. Ernest Gruening & Sen. Wayne Morse, 1969
Involvement with American Clergymen's Committee for Vietnamese War Relief, 1968
Speaking engagements (and/or events attended), 1955-1957
Speaking engagements (and/or events attended), 1958

Box 22 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Annalee Stewart
Speaking engagements (and/or events attended), 1959-1970
Trip report forms for Annalee Stewart
Course "U.S. Responsibility for the New Nations" taught by Annalee Stewart, 1964

Box 23 [not on mf] on-site
Papers of Isabel (Izzy) Guy
Incoming correspondence, 1987-1990 [4 letters]
Work re: issues: child care legislation, 1979
Work re: issues: women & the federal budget, ca. 1980
Work re: issues: Women's Rights Day, 1981
Work re: issues: invasion of Panama, 1989-1990
Coalitional work: participation (as Board Member) in Women for a Meaningful Summit, 1981
Coalitional work: participation in Women for a Meaningful Summit, 1988
Coalitional work: participation in Women for a Meaningful Summit, 1989
Miscellaneous
Mailing lists & notes
Lists of peace activists/groups
Women's mailing list






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