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Helen Kusman Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kusman, Helen
Helen Kusman was active in the peace movement from the 1950s through the 1980s, and worked on many issues. She served as the chairman of the New York Metropolitan Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), from 1970 to 1974. From 1973 to 1979 she served as Vice-President of the National Executive Board, representing the Northeast Region of the WILPF.

Dates

  • 1972-1982

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear in.)

Biographical note

Helen Kusman was active in the peace movement from the 1950s through the 1980s, and worked on many issues. She served as the chairman of the New York Metropolitan Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), from 1970 to 1974. From 1973 to 1979 she served as Vice-President of the National Executive Board, representing the Northeast Region of the WILPF. Kusman was also a member of the board of directors of the Jane Addams Peace Association.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for the papers of this individual.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Helen Kusman 1983 (Acc. 83A-078); 1991 (Acc 91A-012; Acc. 91A-033, Acc. 91A-035, Acc. 91A-098) and Janice Zalesky (niece).

Legal Status

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.

Processing Information

Processed by SCPC staff. This finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, July 2015.

Creator

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Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Mary Olesnavich in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Tessa Chambers added the notes in Fall 2017.

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