Swarthmore College Peace Collection

U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East Records, 1982-1996

Collection: DG 188




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
Repository
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.
Creator
U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East
Title
U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East Records
Inclusive Dates
1982-1996
Call Number
DG 188

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
4.166 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Founded in 1987, the U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East grew out of three interreligious study tours to the Middle East and exploratory consultations with more than 100 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim leaders between 1985 and 1987.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Ron Young, 1996 [Acc. 96A-047]
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff. This finding aid created in July 2015, by Joshua Kauffman.
Preferred Citation
U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East Records (DG 188), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright may have been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection or may have been retained by the creators/authors (or their descendants), in this collection, as stipulated by United States copyright law. Please contact the SCPC Curator for further information.

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record


Historical Background
Founded in 1987, the U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East grew out of three interreligious study tours to the Middle East and exploratory consultations with more than 100 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim leaders between 1985 and 1987.

Collection Overview
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated. It includes the administrative files of the organization.






Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1: Programs Records, Statements/Letters to Govt's, Board Reports/Memos, etc. 1982-1989 [Acc. 96A-047]
Pre-Formation, 1982
Pre-Formation, 1984
Pre-Formation, 1985
Trip to Middle East, June 1985
Pre-Formation, 1986
Trip to Middle East, Feb.-March 1986
LA Times Article, December 1986
Pre-Formation, 1987
Founding Conference, June 1987
Trip to Middle East, Aug.-Sept. 1987
Initial Press Conference, January 27, 1988
U.S. Interreligious Committee for Peace in the Middle East,Washington, D.C., January 27-28, 1988
Christianity & Crisis Article "The Shultz Initiative is Not Enough," April 1988
San Francisco Commonwealth Club Lecture, June 1988
Arca Trip to Middle East, June 1988
Meeting at State Department, July 14, 1988
Jan.-July 1988
CSM Article, August 1988
"Building a Constituency" CSA Article-Sept. 1988
Telegram to Shultz, Nov. 1989
Mtg. with Shatik al Hout, Dec. 1988
National Convocation, March 8-9, 1989
Haverford Course, 1989
Congressional Report Forms
First Public Brochure, 1989
Kansas City Convocation, September 13, 1989 + 1987-1988
St. Louis Convocation, Sept. 14, 1989 + 1987-88

Box 2: Program Records, Statements/Letters to Govt's, Board Reports/Memos, etc. 1990-1995 [Acc. 96A-047]
New York Convocation, Feb. 10-12, 1990
Boston Convocation, Feb. 15-16, 1990
Chicago Convocation, May 20-21, 1990
"Faiths Must Unite: LA Times Op Ed, June 1990
San Francisco, 1987-90
Oregon Interreligious Committee
Toledo, Ohio
Cleveland, Ohio
Syracuse, NY
Philadelphia
"Crisis in the Gulf" Committee Paper, Sept. 1990
Prayers for Peace, September 1990
National Leadership Consultation, Dec. 16-17, 1990: Gulf War/AIP Conf./___
Toward A Common Agenda For Peace, National Leadership Consultation, December 16-17, 1990
"Gulf War" Statement, Feb. 22, 1991
Letter to Pres. Bush and Key Members of Congress "After the Gulf War," March-June 1991
Secretary of State Baker, June-Dec. 1991
Interfaith Service, National Cathedral, Dec. 11, 1991
NY Times/Christian Century, Dec. 1991
Letters to Candidates, 1992
Meetings with Delegations to Peace Talk/ U.S. State Department, Feb. 1992
"Walking Together" Article-1992
Church and Society Article, Sept./Oct. 1992
Interfaith Leaders Trip to Middle East, Dec. 1992
Israel-PLO Accord, Sept. 13, 1993
National Interfaith Convocation to Celebrate and Build Peac in the Middle East
Trip to the Middle East, Nov.-Dec. 1993
"Prayers for Peace" Spring 1994
Sept. 13, 1994
Trip to the Middle East, Oct.-Nov. 1994
Letter to Pres. Clinton, Jan. 16, 1995: "Settlements"
Letter to Congress, February 1995
Letter to Congress, April 5, 1995
Letter to Congress, May 1995: "Jerusalem"
Richard W. Murphy at NE Islamic Center, June 5, 1995

Box 3: Program Reports, Newsletters, Statements, etc. [Acc. 96A-047]
Interfaith Evening for Peace in Memory of Marshall Meyers, January 3, 1996
Assassination of PM Rabin, November 1995
Permanent Status Issues Project, Jan. 1996
Prayers for Peace, Spring 1996
Interfaith Statement, March 11, 1996
Letter to President Clinton: Cairo Summit, Mar. 27, 1996
Letter to Secretary of State Christopher, April 18, 1996
Letter to Clinton and Dole, July 1, 1996
Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 1
Newsletter Vol. 1, No. 2
Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 1
Newsletter Vol. 2, No. 2
Highlights of Committee, 1987-1995
Committee Advocacy, 1987-1993
Trip Packet #1 1993
Trip Packet #2 1993
Trip Packet #3 1993
Board/Exec. Comm. Reports and Memos
Incorporation/Bylaws/Tax Status
Financial Reports/Budgets

Box 4: Correspondence: A-E, 1987-1990 [Acc. 96A-047]
A
B
C
D
E

Box 5: Correspondence:F-L, 1987-1990 [Acc. 96A-047]
F
G
H
I
J
K
L

Box 6: Correspondence: M-S, 1987-1990 [Acc. 96A-047]
M
Mc
N
O
P
Q
R
S

Box 7: Correspondence: T-Z, 1987-1990 [Acc. 96A-047]
T
U
V
W
X, Y, Z

Box 8: Correspondence: A-F, 1990-1992 [Acc. 96A-047]
A
B
C
D
E
F

Box 9: Correspondence: G-L, 1990-1992 [Acc. 96A-047]

G
H
I
J
K
L

Box 10: Correspondence: M-Z, 1990-1992 [Acc. 96A-047]
M
Mc
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
W
X, Y, Z

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