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Libby Frank and Morton Frank Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-247
The papers of a married couple, both of whom have worked for peace and justice organizations throughout the second half of the twentieth century and into the first decades of the twenty-first century. Libby Frank served as the executive director of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1981-1986.

Dates

  • 1966-2012

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is stored off site. Please contact Peace Collection staff at least two weeks in advance of visit for retrieval of materials.

One item in Box 14 is restricted. The restriction is noted in the file list.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Extent

12.5 Linear Feet (12.5 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

Libby Frank and Morton Frank are a married couple, both of whom have worked for peace and justice organizations throughout the second half of the twentieth century and into the first decades of the twenty-first century. Morton Frank has worked on anti-nuclear issues and with Actions for Peace: Jobs and Justice. Libby Frank was the director of the Bergen County (Pennsylvania), Peace Center, and served as the executive director of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom from 1981-1986. LIbby has also worked with the Middle East Committee of the WILPF for many years.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for this collection of records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Libby Frank and Morton Frank, 1995-2012 [acc. 04A-061, Acc. 04A-097, Acc. 05A-067, Acc. 09A-046, Acc. 10A-067, Acc. 2012-042, Acc. 2012-056, Acc. 2018-013].

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Legal Status

Copyright to the records created by Libby Frank and Morton Frank 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

Processed by Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff. Checklist prepared and added to by Anne M. Yoder (Archivist), 2004-2012.

Creator

Description rules
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Revision Statements

  • 2018: 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, November 2018.

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