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Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France

Abstract

This collection includes correspondence, publicity materials, articles, reports, memoranda, declarations, pamphlets, and periodicals.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1969-1978

Language of Material

Materials are in English, Vietnamese, and French.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Vietnamese Buddhist Peace Delegation (in Vietnamese: "Phái đoàn Pḥât-giáo Vịêt-Nam"; in French"Délégation de Paix de l'Église Bouddhique Unifiée du Vietnam"); subsidiary body of the Unified Buddhist Church in Vietnam (Giáo-ḥôi Pḥât-giáo Vịêt-Nam Th́ông-nh́ât); in May 1969, the Unified Buddhist Church sent a peace delegation to Paris, consisting of 21 members, eight of whom were monks; the Delegation spoke on behalf of peace and peacemaking in Vietnam, and sent speakers to many other countries to publicize their efforts for peace; they also worked on behalf of refugees and political prisoners; the Delegation's headquarters were located in Paris.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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