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Peace Action, Inc. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-219

Scope and Contents

The collection includes: correspondence, administrative files, financial records, reference files; includes files for Peace Action, Inc., Disarmament Action Network and Give Peace a Dance.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1982-1989

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is stored off-site. Please contact the Curator at least two weeks in advance of a visit to the Peace Collection to discuss retrieval of off-site materials.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Historical

Peace Action, Inc. was founded around 1979 as the Disarmament Action Network (DAN). The name of the organization was changed name to Peace Action, Inc. about 1985. The group was begun informally by members of the American Friends Service Committee's Cambridge. Massachusetts office and was affiliated with the Walk for Peace, the Human Race/Runners Around the World, and Give Peace a Dance. Many of the organization's actions concerned the anti-nuclear movement of the period. Peace Action, Inc. was not connected to the national organization, Peace Action.

Extent

16.5 Linear Feet (16.5 linear ft.)

Overview

Peace Action, Inc. was founded about 1979 as the Disarmament Action Network (DAN). The name of the organization was changed name to Peace Action, Inc. about 1985. The group was begun informally by members of the American Friends Service Committee's Cambridge. Massachusetts office and was affiliated with the Walk for Peace, the Human Race/Runners Around the World, and Give Peace a Dance. Many of the organization's actions concerned the anti-nuclear movement of the period. Peace Action, Inc. was not connected to the national organization, Peace Action.

Arrangement

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David Stuart, 2003 [Acc. 03A-083]

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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 was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, September 2008.

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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