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Association for World Education Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association for World Education

Scope and Contents

Materials include history and by-laws, meeting minutes, 1970-1980, form letters, information about sponsored conferences, program literature, newsletters.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1970-1983

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Association for World Education is an international, non-governmental, voluntary organization of individuals and institutions. Originally incorporated in New York State in 1970 as Association of World Colleges and Universities (AWCU), it changed name to the Association for World Education (AWE) in October 1974. AWCU was proposed by Quaker Morris R. Mitchell (1895-1976) in the 1960s as an accreditation agency for world college programs. The association promotes and encourages all types of innovative educational programs with a world perspective. Based in New York City.


0.21 linear ft. (1 box)

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Association for World Education or the Association of World Colleges and Universities.

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