Swarthmore College Peace Collection

ACCESS Records, 1984-1996

Collection: DG 216


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
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
ACCESS

Title
ACCESS Records
Inclusive Dates
1984-1996
Call Number
DG 216

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
3.1 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Established in 1985, ACCESS was a nonprofit, non-partisan information service on international security and peace. ACCESS provided information on current international events and guides through a telephone referral service, regular publication series, ACCESS Resource Brief, and reference books on international affairs. Concerned citizens and experts provided sources of information on issues such as US and foreign military policy, arms control, and regional conflicts. The executive director of ACCESS was Mary E. Lord.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of ACCESS, 2002 [Acc. 02A-051]
Processing Information
Unprocessed; this finding was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, July 2009.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the ACCESS Records (DG 216, Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

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


Historical Background
Established in 1985, ACCESS was a nonprofit, non-partisan information service on international security and peace. ACCESS provided information on current international events and guides through a telephone referral service, regular publication series, ACCESS Resource Brief, and reference books on international affairs. Concerned citizens and experts provided sources of information on issues such as US and foreign military policy, arms control, and regional conflicts. The executive director of ACCESS was Mary E. Lord.

Collection Overview
Includes correspondence, annual reports, administrative files, financial records, literature and publications, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, periodicals, publicity materials, reference files, computer disks, and photographs. Correspondents include Paul Aicher, William Kincade, and Mary E. Lord

Items removed:
Photographs
Computer Disks
Books published by ACCESS on Tripod in SCPC and in Magill Library at Haverford College


Arrangement of Collection
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the original order as donated.





Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Checklist and removal sheet
Access: A Security Information Service Funding Proposal 1985-1986
Access: A Security Information Service Funding Proposals December 1987-1988
Proposal Appendices—Publication kudos/reviews
Early files 1984-1987 (I)
Early files 1984-1987 (II)
Kudos and Support material
Access: A Security Info. Service from CDG-A
Survey 1989
Board and Administrative Files 1985/1986 (I)
 
Box 2
Board and Administrative Files 1985/1986 (II)
Board and Administrative Files 1986 (I)
Board and Administrative Files 1986 (II)
Board Files 1986 (I)
Board Files 1986 (II)
Board and Administrative Files 1987 (I)
Board and Administrative Files 1987 (II)
 
Box 3
Board Files 1988 (I)
Board Files 1988 (II)
Board Files 1988 (III)
Board 1989/90 Memos, Financial
Board Corr. 1989
Board Meet December 1, 1989
Board Records 1990
 
Box 4
Board Records June-December 1990; October 3, 1990 Board Meeting
Board Records Jan-May 1990; May 21, 1990 Board Meeting
Board Planning 1990?
Board Files 1991 (I)
Board Files 1991 (II)
Board Correspond. 1992-
Board Correspond 1993
Files that were loose: correspondence, reviews
Loose papers: correspondence, reviews, funding
Ford Foundation (1995)
Report to Ford Found. 1995/1996
 
Box 5
Carnegie—‘95
Budgets + Final Reports
Tax Records
Filing Access 1990
Reed Reference Services 1995
Financial Records 1986-1992; Project Budget 1993-1995
1988 Budget
Financial Records 1992, 1993; Peace Development Fund; ACCESS Funder
ACCESS Inquiry Service
ACCESS Topic Codes
ACCESS Resource Guide
Literature and Publications
 
Box 6
Advancing Public Understanding 1989
Trends in Peace and Security Grants
Layout for ACCESS Publication
ACCESS Issue Packet on Africa
Case Studies for ACCESS; Book on International Conflict Resolution- Clements & McNamara
Field in Tension: From ADR to Conflict Transformation – Clements & McNamara
Brief Glossary of Conflict Resolution Terms
Recognition of Minority Rights in Liberal Democracies
Press/Newsletter Clips re: ACCESS 1986
Reviews
SFS-Press release, reviews
Curriculum Packet 1994
Awards and Reviews
ACCESS—articles, kudos, etc. 1987-1989
ACCESS kudos – 1989
ACCESS kudos – 1990
Reviews – General
ACCESS kudos – 1991
Internship Guide – Review, Distribution
 
Box 7
Reviews – SFS 2
Reviews – SFS 3
One Nation Becomes Many – Review
Persian Gulf – Review
Cold War History – Review
Latin America Packet – Review
Africa Packet – Review
Ethnic Conflicts Europe – Review
IADO – Review
Production: Quotes, Design, etc.
1990 GDP: Marketing
ONMB- Distribution/Mktig.
Outreach 1992: Conferences & Meetings
ACCESS listings
CR: Database(s)
 
Box 8
ACCESS Close-out Trends Mailing
ACCESS Close-out Legal Questions
ACCESS Close-out Notice/Corr.
GMU-CR Guide
Old Profiles/ Ref only
Cold War Admin – Ref
Bibliographies
Bibliographies
Articles (printed from a computer disk)




This file was last updated on July 24, 2009.