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Mid-America Center for Global Perspectives in Education Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mid-America Center-Global Perspectives in Education


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1974-1976

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Incorporated in Indiana in 1974 as the Mid-America Center, Inc. "to develop a global perspective in students at all levels of education through the preparation and distribution of curricula or portions thereof, work with educators an school authorities, lectures, public discussion groups.."; its principal office was incorporated as Indianapolis, Indiana; Robert W. Gilmore, William J. Rennert, and Lorraine M. Power, all of New York, were listed as the first Directors; Howard Mehlinger was Secretary of the Corporation. It immediately became known as the Mid-America Center for Global Perspectives in Education, formed to serve Indiana and its four contiguous states; the Lilly Endowment (Indiana) was a major benefactor; James Becker, of the Social Studies Development Center of Indiana University was a major proponent. The name was later changed to Mid-America Program for Global Perspectives in Education.


0.21 linear ft. (2.5 linear in.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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