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National Council of American-Soviet Friendship Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Council of American-Soviet Friendship

Dates

  • 1943-1987
  • Majority of material found within 1949-1963

Biographical / Historical

Founded in 1943, the National Council and its various branches promoted educational activities, peace programs and cultural exchanges between American and Soviet citizens, involving peace coalitions from both countries. The Council's purpose was to overcome politicized separations during the period which became known as the Cold War. The Council successfully fought a court case, overcoming assertions that the group was composed of Communist sympathizers.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (3 linear in.)

Language

English

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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