Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Neil Wollman Papers, 1984 - date

Collection: DG 234



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
Wollman, Neil (1950- )
Title
Neil Wollman Papers
Inclusive Dates
1984-date
Call Number
DG 234

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
5 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Neil Wollman (1950 - ) is a peace activist and psychologist. Beginning ca. 1984, Wollman began to pressure Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) to engage in socially responsible investing, including divesting from companies that did business in South Africa or built nuclear weapons. Wollman helped to form the Make TIAA-CREF Ethical Coalition. He is the the author of the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility (www.graduationpledge.org), and iscurrently involved with Kids Can make A Difference "to inspire students to realize that it is within their power to help eliminate hunger and poverty in their communities, country and world."

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Neil Wollman, 2009 [Acc. 09A-002]
Processing Information
This collection remains unprocessed. This finding aid was created by Declan White and Wendy Chmielewski, August 2011.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Neil Wollman Papers (DG 234), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright ownership to all material is retained by the authors of items in this collection, or by their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Online Catalog Headings
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Historical Background
Neil Wollman (1950 - ) is a peace activist and psychologist, with a B.A. in political science from Northwestern University, a M.A. in psychology from California State University, Fullerton, and a Ph.D. in psychology from Virginia Commonwealth University. He retired after 29 years as professor of psychology and Senior Fellow of The Peace Studies Institute at Manchester College (North Manchester, Indiana). He has been a Senior Fellow with Bentley Alliance for Ethics and Social Responsibility (Bentley College, Massachusetts), joint project director of the National Index of Violence and Harm. Beginning ca. 1984, Wollman began to pressure Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) to engage in socially responsible investing, including divesting from companies that did business in South Africa or built nuclear weapons. Wollman helped to form the Make TIAA-CREF Ethical Coalition, which has since broadened its scope of activism to include other large institutional investors. Wollman is the the author of the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility (www.graduationpledge.org), and iscurrently involved with Kids Can make A Difference "to inspire students to realize that it is within their power to help eliminate hunger and poverty in their communities, country and world."

Items removed:
Periodicals
Photographs
Audiocassette Tapes






Detailed Description of the Collection

Acc. 09A-002
Miscellaneous Files

Box 1 [Acc. 09A-002]
Interview Evaluations
CCCO
Church of the Brethren
Church Women United
Black Trade Unionists Coalition
Conservation International
Cultural Survival
Democratic Socialists of America
Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Friends Committee National Legislation
Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders
Grassroots International
Institute for Policy Studies
Jobs and Environment Campaign
Midwest Center for Labor Research

Box 2 [Acc. 09A-002]
National Alliance against Racism and Political Oppression
National Coalition against Censorship
National Coalition for Homeless
National Coalition for American Nuns
National Coalition to Abolish Death Penalty
National Coalition for Economic Conversion and Disarmament
National Resource Defense Council
News and Letters Committees
National Interreligious Services Board for Conscientious Objectors
Peace Action
Parliamentarians for Global Action
Oxfam
Physicians for Human Rights
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Presbyterian Church

Box 3 [Acc. 09A-002]
Synapses
20/20 Vision
Trans Africa
Union of Concerned Scientists
United Church of Christ
University Conversion Project
Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND)
War Resisters League
Witness for Peace
World Federalists
 Miscellaneous notes and correspondence

Box 4 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous- correspondence, notes and articles [14 folders]

Box 5 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF Files [11 folders]

Box 6 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [14 folders]

Box 7 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [11 folders]

Box 8 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [11 folders]
TIAA-CREF Social Choice Accounts [2 folders]

Box 9 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [10 folders]

Box 10 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [12 folders]

Box 11 [Acc. 09A-002]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files [8 folders]

 

Miscellaneous Files

Box 1
Clean Up TIAA-CREF
TIAA-CREF Directories [2 folders]
Miscellaneous TIAA-CREF files, 1985-1989, [6 folders]

Box 2
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1985-1990, [6 folders]

 



This finding aid was last revised June 12, 2012.