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Consortium on Peace Research, Education, and Development Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-123


The bulk of the records consist of correspondence with both individual and institutional members. There are scattered minutes, financial records, committee and task force records, educational materials and research papers, material about conferences, programs, and projects, and slides accompanied by a script and cassette. Correspondents include Elise Boulding, Berenice A. Carroll, Charles Chatfield, Adam Curle, Nadia Derkach, George Kent, Fay Honey Knopp, Jerome Laulich, Gloria Lund, Phillips Ruopp, and Paul Wehr.


  • 1970-2001


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Biographical / Historical

Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development (COPRED); founded in 1970 "to foster research and education in the areas of peace and conflict resolution" as a nonprofit educational organization with both institutional and individual members; goal was to facilitate communication among those engaged in peace studies, peace education, and policy research; provided publications, resources, and consulting services, and sponsors conferences and workshops; in 2002, merged with the Peace Studies Association to form the Peace and Justice Studies Association.


14.5 Linear Feet (14.5 linear ft.)


Organized in 12 series. Important series are: I. Organization; II. Executive Committee (Excom); III. Consortium Council; VI. Committees and Task Forces; VII. Projects; VIII. General Correspondence; X. Council Member file; XI. Individual Member file. Documents are in chronological order except Series VIII to Series XI which are in alphabetical order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Chatfield, Charles. Method of acquisition--gift; Date of acquisition--1985..

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Keeney, William (for COPRED). Method of acquisition--gift; Date of acquisition--1979, 1984..

Bibliographic References

Guide to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 2nd ed., p. 21


Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

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