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Midwest Committee for Military Counseling Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-187
This collection is unprocessed and contains files sent from the Midwest Center for Military Counseling.

Dates

  • 1977-1996

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (1.75 linear ft.)

Abstract

The Midwest Committee for Military Counseling was founded in 1976. The MCMC provided counseling, training sessions and public education. Staff worked with counselors, attorneys, community groups and religious bodies on behalf of potential recruits to the military and people on active military duty. The MCMC ceased operation in 1995 or 1996.

Historical note

The Midwest Committee for Military Counseling was founded in 1976 as an outgrowth of the Midwest Office of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors (which had closed in 1976) and its predecessor, the Midwest Committee for Draft Counseling. The MCMC provided counseling, training sessions and public education. Staff worked with counselors, attorneys, community groups and religious bodies on behalf of potential recruits to the military and people on active military duty. The MCMC ceased operation in 1995 or 1996.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Midwest Committee for Military Counseling, 1996 [Acc. 96A-015].

Separated Materials

Items removed: Photographs, Bumper stickers, Posters.

Legal Status

Copyright to the records created by the Midwest Committee for Military Counseling has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

This collection remains unprocessed. This finding aid was created by Wendy Chmielewsk, October 2011.
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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. This finding aid was updated by Wendy E. Chmielewski, April 2019.

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