Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Milada Marsalka Papers, 1965-1998

Collection: DG 217





Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
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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
Marsalka, Milada
Title
Milada Marsalka Papers
Inclusive Dates
1965-1998
Call Number
DG 217

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
3.3 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Milada Marsalka was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, active with the New Haven, Connecticut Branch. Marsalka worked for American-Soviet friendship and conversion of economy from military to civilian production. She was born in Czechoslovakia and later moved to the United States. Marsalka died in 1999 or 2000.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Catherine Nathan, 2000 [Acc. 00A-028, Acc. 00A-044]
Processing Information
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated. This finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, August 2012.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Milada Marsalka Papers (DG 217), 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 descendents), 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.
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Related Collections
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section Records (DG 043)

Historical Background
Milada Marsalka Milada Friedlova Marsalka (1904-2000), was born in Moravia (later part of Czechoslovakia). She and her husband John Marsalka moved to the United States in 1939. Marsalka was a member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, active with the New Haven, Connecticut Branch. She worked for American-Soviet friendship and conversion of economy from military to civilian production. Marsalka died in January 2000.

Items removed:

Arrangement of Collection
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated.




Detailed Description of the Collection


Acc. 00A-044

Box 1: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Correspondence
Correspondence: Elected Officials, 1966-1997, n.d.
Correspondence: National Leaders, 1967-1998, n.d.
Correspondence: National Policy Committee, 1972-1973, n.d.
Correspondence: New Haven branch, 1963-1994, n.d.
Correspondence: 1979 Biennial meeting in Santa Cruz, 1978-1979
Correspondence: Itanhaem, Brazil, 1978-1979
Correspondence and writings regarding dissent, 1973-1974
Correspondence to multinational corporations regarding poverty and development in Africa, 1986 [2 folders]

Box 2: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom
Materials Distributed, n.d.
Policy Committee, 1965-1972, n.d.
Policy Committee - Ocean Floor Resolution, 1968-1973, n.d.
Position Papers, 1971, 1995
Triennial Conference, 1978-1980 (New Haven, Connecticut)
S-1 Campaign, 1975, n.d.
United States and Soviet Women’s Seminar, 1974-1981, n.d.
Washington Post Editorial: “Too Hot for the Freeze,” 1982
Youth Campaigns, 1972-1997, n.d.

Box 3: Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, New Haven Branch
Alice Hamilton Peace and Freedom Award, 1979-1992, n.d.
Finances and Mailing Lists, 1987-1994, n.d.
Minutes, Newsletters, and Mailings, 1963-1998, n.d.
Miscellaneous Documents, n.d.
Ngo Ba Thanh Campaign, 1972-1974
Press Releases and Notices of Events, 1971-1997, n.d.
Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
Removal Sheets
Miscellaneous Documents, 1967-1997, n.d.

Box 4: Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
The Alliance, 1995-1996
American-Soviet Friendship Organizations, 1955, 1984-1990, n.d.
Anti-Apartheid Campaigns 1976-1980, n.d.
Anti-Inflation Campaigns, 1974-1975, n.d.t
Anti-Nuclear Campaigns, 1977-1997, n.d.
Biographical Information, n.d.
Boycotts, 1970-1974, n.d.
“The Case of the New Haven Panthers,” 1970
Cassini Mission, 1997
Coalition for Human Survival, 1973
Coalition for Peace and Justice, 1972-1973, n.d.
Community-Labor Alliance, 1978-1979
Criminal Code Reform Act, 1977
Correspondence, personal, 1960-1996, n.d.
Czech Documents, 1979-1992, n.d.  
Czechoslovak Society of America, 1965-1973, n.d.

Box 5: Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
Economic Conversion and Disarmament, 1969-1992, n.d.
FBI Charter Reform, 1975-1980, n.d.
Genocide Convention, 1972-1974
Goodenow, Gretchen, 1982, 1991, n.d.
Greater New Haven Coalition for People, 1981-1982
Haitian Refugees, 1974-1982
Handgun Control, 1978-1982, n.d.
International Conference on Conflict Resolution and Peace Studies [2 folders], 1985- 1986
Mailing Lists, n.d.
Malik Jones Case, 1997, n.d.
Media Reform, 1979-1981
Middle East, 1973-1975, 1991, n.d.

Box 6: Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
Mississippi Peace Cruise, 1986
Native Americans, 1976, n.d.
New Haven Alliance against Racist and Political Repression, n.d.
New Haven Area Taxpayers Coalition for Welfare Reform, 1971-1975
New Haven Peace Commission, 1989-1992
New Haven People’s Center, 1972-1997
Newspaper Articles -- Miscellaneous, 1972-1998, n.d.
NGO/DPI Conference, 1980
Nicaragua, 1984-1986, n.d.
Notebooks and miscellaneous notes, n.d.

Box 7: Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
Pacific Region, 1978-1979 [2 folders]
Pam Saffer Campaign, 1988
Phillipines, 1972-1974, n.d.
Progressive Action Roundtable, 1995-1998
Promoting Enduring Peace, 1979-1997
Psychiatry, 1972
Puerto Rico (incl. essay by Marsalka), 1970-1980
Southern Conference Educational Fund, 1973-1974
Stop the B-1 Bomber Campaign, 1972-1977
“To Unfrock the Charlatans,” 1982

Box 8: Collected Documents, Reference and Correspondence
United Nations Organizations, 1977-1992, n.d.           
U.S. Peace Council, 1985-1987
Vietnam, 1972-1982
“Why Should I not Talk to You?” n.d.
Women’s Liberation/Feminist Organizing, 1977-1996
World Conference: “For a Peaceful and Secure Future for All Children,” 1979
World Parliament of the People for Peace, 1980       
Writings by Marsalka, 1971-1996, n.d.





This file was last updated on November 2, 2013.