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Committee for World Development and World Disarmament Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-069
The collection includes the administrative records of the Committee for World Development and World Disarmament-reports, meeting minutes, correspondence, programs, financial, and reference files on local groups.

Dates

  • 1950-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

None.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

7.5 Linear Feet (7.5 linear ft.)

Overview

The Committee for World Development and World Disarmament was established in 1950 as a non-political, non-partisan, educational organization to provide a forum for information about world disarmament and world economic development. It was first initiated by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (U.S. Section), as a project of the Jane Addams Peace Association; headquartered in New York, N.Y. The CWDWD ceased operations in 1970.

Historical note

The Committee for World Development and World Disarmament was established in 1950 as a non-political, non-partisan, educational organization to provide a forum for information about world disarmament and world economic development. It was first initiated by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (U.S. Section), as a project of the Jane Addams Peace Association; headquartered in New York, N.Y. The CWDWD ceased operations in 1970.

Arrangement

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

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Custodial History

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Doris Shamlaffer, 1998 [Acc.98A-006].

Related Materials

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, U.S. Section, Records--Jane Addams Peace Association (DG 043)

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed. This finding aid created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, October 2009.
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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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