Center for Economic Conversion Records
Scope and Contents
Includes correspondence, financial records, annual reports, reference material.
- Majority of material found within 1975-2000
- Center for Economic Conversion (Calif.) (Organization)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Copyright and Rights Information
The Center for Economic Conversion was located in Mountain View, California. It was a nonprofit organization which promoted the conversion of the military-based U.S. economy to a civilian-based, peace-oriented, and environmentally sustainable one. It was founded in 1975 as a project of the American Friends Service Committee, but became an independent organization in 1978. The group was originally called the Mid-Peninsula Conversion Project, and changed its name to Center for Economic Conversion in 1982. CEC built coalitions with other peace and justice and environmental organizations to build the conversion movement. CEC was a leading advocate for using military base conversion as a tool to foster sustainable development.
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The Center for Economic Conversion was a nonprofit organization which promoted the conversion of the military-based U.S. economy to a civilian-based, peace-oriented, and environmentally sustainable one. It was founded in 1975 as a project of the American Friends Service Committee. CEC was a leading advocate for using military base conversion as a tool to foster sustainable development.
Unprocessed. Files remain in original order as donated.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Center for Economic Conversion, 2003 [acc. 03A-014].
Copyright to the Center for Economic Conversion records created by the organization 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.
Unprocessed; this finding aid created by Andrew Ciampa, July 2009.
- American Friends Service Committee
- Center for Economic Conversion (Calif.)
- Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Economic conversion -- California -- History -- Sources
- Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Mid-peninsula Conversion Project
- Peace movements -- California -- History -- Sources
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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