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Collections: Peace & Justice Lists

 

American Friends Service Committee - Colorado Peace Network

Records, 1980s, 7.5 linear feet.

Issue files including National Toxics Campaign, nuclear waste, nuclear transportation, RFP, WIPP, water quality, Military Board minutes, meeting notices, publications.

Guide available in Archives.

American Friends Service Committee - Rocky Flats Project

Office files, 1960s - 1980s, 15 linear feet.

Topical files, chronological files, news-clippings and reports on the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant and other nuclear issues. The collection contains material from the Rocky Flats Monitoring Committee.

Guide available in Archives.

Boulding, Elise

Papers, 1960’s-1990s, 81 linear feet.

Elise Boulding was a nationally noted sociologist and educator. She was a sociology professor at the University of Colorado as well as an officer of WILPF and the International Peace Research Association. The collection holds peace research organization files, manuscripts and supporting materials related to conflict resolution, conference and meeting materials including printed matter.

Guide available in Archives.

Boulding, Kenneth

Papers, 1967-1993, 230 boxes.


Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993) was a Distinguished Professor of Economics until his retirement, thereafter he was professor emeritus at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He was a world-reknowned multi-disciplinary scholar and author of many books and articles, and recipient of numerous honorary degrees. A portion of his personal papers are deposited at the University of Michigan, where he taught economics for nearly two decades. The collection consists of correspondence, writings, publications, poetry, and files of Dr. Boulding: economist, social scientist, environmentalist, poet, and peace activist.


Preliminary inventory available in Archives.

Bruin, Janet (WILPF)

Papers, 1969-1996, 14 linear feet.

Janet Bruin participated in the Women’s International League For Peace and Freedom (WILPF) from 1969 to 1996. Ms. Bruin’s collection includes family photos, photos documenting her own activities at WILPF in meetings and congress, correspondence letters, books and articles she wrote, medical and legal documents, research and writing pertaining to her personal and professional experience with cancer and death and personal diaries.

Unprocessed.

CISPES (U.S. Community in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador)

Office files, 1980-1988, 13 linear feet.

General files, correspondence, publications, pamphlets of the University of Colorado student and community organization of CISPES to inform and gain grass roots support for ending the U.S. Government supported war in El Salvador.

Guide available in Archives.

C.U. World Citizens

Office files and scrapbooks, 1977-1980s, 5 linear feet.

Memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks of the activities of C.U. World Citizens, a campus group which supported the antinuclear effort against Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, and gathered campus support for the United Nations.


Unprocessed, see staff to use collection.

Cobb, John C., Dr.

Papers, 1960s - 1980, 34.5 linear feet.


Subject files, publications, studies, correspondence relating to air pollution, water pollution, recycling, Native American health, urban health ecology, bio-ethics, holistic medicine, and Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Facility. Plutonium Study closed until October 12, 2011.


Preliminary Inventory available in Archives.

Cohen, Joseph W.

Papers, 21 linear feet, 1940-1960.


Joseph W. Cohen came to the University of Colorado in 1927 as a philosophy professor. In the 1940s he served as director of the Honors Program. From 1958-1966, and he was the director of the Inter-University Committee on the Superior Student. The collection consists of Cohen's writings, material on the ICCS and the Honors Program at CU and other universities, publications on education, religion, world politics, and social problems.


Guide available in Archives.

Colorado Freeze Voter (Steve Perry)

Activist files, 1970s-1980s, 10 linear feet.


Subject files, publications, correspondence, and activity files on Colorado Freeze Voter, a Boulder-based, mid-1980s anti-nuclear organization which sought to organize voters against Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Facility, and nuclear weapons production and deployment. Also included are files on the "Great Peace March" of 1986, Boulder Bilateral Nuclear Freeze Campaign, and the Encirclement of Rocky Flats.


Unprocessed collection.

Colorado Peace Network

Activist files, 1971-1996, 4.5 linear feet.

American Friends Service Committee Collection Papers from the AFSC include the Rocky Flats Project and the Colorado Peace Network which formed in 1983. The papers concern the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant, radiation, radioactive waste, other nuclear weapons plants, hazardous materials, and assorted peace and environmental issues. (3rd Accession).

Colorado Vietnam Veterans against the War

Newsletters, 1972, 5 items.

5 issues of the 1972 newsletter of the group, Hoa Binh (peace).

SMss.

Draft Counselling

Office files, 1970 - 1971, 1.5 linear feet.

Files of the Draft Counselling Office at the University of Colorado during the Vietnam War Era.

Unprocessed, see staff for access to collection.

Eckert, Irene (WILPF)

1 folder 1985

Irene Eckert, a native of the German Federal Republic (West Germany), is a lecturer in history and a member of the Womens International League for Peace and Freedom (# 1553). The collection includes three reports in English and German on peace movement events during August, 1985: 1) Hiroshima Week End (Washington, D.C.), 2)International Conference on the Arms Race (Munich,GFR), and 3) WILPF International Executive meeting(Munich, GFR).
SMss.

Eckhardt, Carl Conrad

Faculty papers, 1926-1946, 6 linear feet.

C.C. Eckhardt (1878-1946) joined the University of Colorado history faculty in 1911 as a specialist in modern European history. He served as head of the University's Historical Collections and was chairman of the History Department from 1935-1945. He chaired the Faculty Senate committee on minorities during the late 1930s, which investigated racism and bias at the University of Colorado. The papers reflect his interests in Colorado church history and European history and include correspondence and lecture notes, as well as material on a wide range of political and social problems.

Guide available in Archives.

Hart, Gary

U.S. Senate papers, 1970-1987, 391.5 linear feet.

Gary Hart was a U.S. Senator for Colorado from 1974 to 1986. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic Party nomination for President in 1984 and 1988. The collection includes Senate papers and records from Hart's Washington and Colorado offices and material generated by his Colorado and national campaign efforts. Includes files and correspondence on many peace, antinuclear, and human rights activist groups.

Guide available in Archives.

Hey, Mary

Papers, 1976-1980s, 12 linear feet.

Correspondence, fliers, news-clippings and subject files concerning anti-Rocky Flats organizations and activities, anti-nuclear groups, and pacifism.

Preliminary inventory available in Archives.

International Peace Research Association

Publications, 1970s-1980s, 16 linear feet.

Publications of members of IPRA, a world-wide association of scholars in the fields of human rights and peace studies.

Collection is incomplete. No inventory, unprocessed, see staff for access to collection.

News Media Relations (esp. Robert S. Dunham files)

Clipping files and reports, 1951-1969, 6 linear feet

Clipping files and reports on student affairs at the University of Colorado, especially the McCarthy Era investigations and the student movement against the Vietnam War.

Collection is arranged in folders but is unprocessed, see staff for access to collection.

Nuss, Shirley A.

Files, 1970s-1980s, 34 boxes.

Shirley Nuss received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Colorado in 1975. An expert on the status of women in third world countries, Ms. Nuss has spent a career working with U.N. agencies and governments in South Asia in the evaluation, design and implimentation of national survey programs to develop improved data on women. She was a research consultant for the United Nations (1974-1975/1979-1980), received grants from the National Science Foundation and the International Sociological Association Research Committee on Women, and has taught in the Women's Studies Program at Wayne State University. The collection includes papers, publications and research material on the 1975 International Women's Year, 1980 World Conference of the U.N. Decade for Women, Road to Nairobi (1983-1984), service to non-governmental organizations for the advancement of women and human rights and International Project on Women and Decision Making. There are also files on her teaching at the University of Colorado and Wayne State University, as well as research material on sociology, racism, labor and the women's movement.

Preliminary inventory available in Archives.

Partridge, Kathy

Personal papers, 1977-1979, 3 linear feet.

Constsists of correspondence, pamphlets, and organizational material relating to the antinuclear movement, pacifism, and environmentalism. The collection includes material from the organizations: War Resistors League, Boulder Mobilization for Survival, and the Cactus Alliance.

Guide available in Archives.

Pease, Ernest M.

Papers, 1880s-1890s, 1 box.

Ernest Pease (1859-1937) graduated from the University of Colorado in 1883, and became its first recipient of an advanced degree (1885). In subsequent years he taught the classics at Smith, Bowdoin, and Stanford. His publicly expressed support for a colleague fired by Standford for his socialist views led to Pease's own dismissal. He thereafter was involved in electric power transmission in the San Francisco area. The collection includes an autobiography, correspondence, financial records, photographs, memorabilia and diaries of Minnie Pease, his wife.

Guide available in Archives.

Rocky Mountain Peace Center

Organizational files, 1980s, 6 linear feet.

Correspondence, publications, activity files, pamphlets of the grass roots organization RMPC, located in Boulder, Colorado. The collection contains material relating to peace issues, nuclear disarmament, and the Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.

Guide available in Archives.

SANE (Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy) - Boulder Chapter

Records, 1973-1986, 1 box

The papers Boulder Chapter of SANE, a grass-roots activist group in favor of freezing nuclear weapons, contain publications of allied organizations: Greenpeace USA, American Friends Service Committee, the National Committee of Atomic Survivors, and others. The collection also includes SANE publications dating from the 1980s which challenge the nuclear policies of the Reagan administration.

Guide available in Archives.

Stewart, Omer (Addition)

Papers, 1950s-1980s, 232 linear feet.

Publications, research material, community study files, field notes, and other files, concerning ethnography, the Tri-Ethnic Project, the religious use of peyote by Native Americans, the American Indian Church, and other related issues. Tri-Ethnic Collection closed pending review by University Counsel regarding access policy.

Preliminary inventory available in Archives.

Tchozewski, Chet

10 boxes (15 linear feet) 1978-1987

Chet Tchozewski was a full time organizer and activist in the grass roots peace and environmental movements in Boulder, Colorado. He was a founding member of the Rocky Flats Truth Force in 1978 and helped organize the Rocky Flats Coalition in 1979. From 1980 to 1983, he was a staff member of the American Friends Service Committee - Rocky Flats Project (AFSC), working on the Freeze Campaign and disarmament. He co-founded the Rocky Mountain Peace Center (RMPC) in 1983 and in 1984 he became the director of the residential collection program for Eco-Cycle, the local recycling organization for Boulder. The collection contains papers relating to his work with the AFSC and RMPC, editorials, general files and Rocky flats materials, all of which concern community activism and environmental and peace issues.

Guide available in Archives.

University of Colorado President's Office

Organizational papers, 1915 - 1990, 381 linear feet.


Collection contains the topical files and correspondence of the office of the President of the University of Colorado. Subjects include World War I, World War II, McCarthyism, the anti-Vietnam War student movement, minority rights, gender equity, and the anti-apartheid movement.


Access requires permission from the President's Office. Guide in Archives.

White, Gilbert F.

Professional papers, 1955-1986, 46.5 linear feet.


Prominent geography professor at the Universities of Chicago, Oxford, and Colorado from 1956 to 1993, Gilbert F. White's career includes nine positions, 29 other professional activities, 20 books, and 17 awards in the fields of geography, natural hazards, water quality, flood plain management, and risk assessment. Gilbert White also served on the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Human Rights.


Guide available in Archives.

Wirth, Timothy

Records, 1974-1992, 750 linear feet.


Includes House, Senate, campaign files. House materials are closed until 1998, Senate materials are closed until 2003, and campaign records are closed until 2008. Includes files and correspondence on many peace, antinuclear, and human rights activist groups.


Unprocessed, material closed.

Wolfson, Morey (Environmental Action)

Records, 1969-1978, 30 linear feet.


Records of Environmental Action of Colorado regarding renewable energy, solar/anti-nuclear material, Earth Day 1970, citizen action materials against Rocky Flats Nuclear Weapons Plant.

Materials are in folders, but not inventoried. See staff for access to collection.

Women's International League of Peace and Freedom

Organizational records of the International Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 1915 to present, 155 linear feet.

Contains the records, correspondence, minutes, publications, and constitutions of the International Office of Women's International League of Peace and Freedom, including topic files and correspondence with National Offices. The collection contains material concerning the world-wide peace movement, the refugee question, prisoners of war, and human rights.

Guide available in Archives.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, 2nd Accession

Organizational records of the International Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, 1915 –1990 , 86 Linear feet

Records documenting the activities of an international women’s peace organization. Established in 1915, in The Hague, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) was created to achieve world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence through peaceful means. WILPF’s goal was, and still is, to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all. This Archival collection is the Second Accession to the WILPF Collection. It contains correspondence, Executive Committee meeting minutes, headquarters papers, Triennial Congress logistical and informational documents, circular letters and newsletters, official WILPF resolutions, case files, section files, country files, topical research materials, United Nations documentation, seminar and symposium papers, as well as a variety of non-WILPF and WILPF peace-related publications.

Guide available in Archives.

Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, Swarthmore College Accession

Organizational records of the International Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland found in the Swarthmore College Peace Collections and shipped to the Archives, 1915 –1990

Contains the records, correspondence, minutes, publications, and constitutions of the International Office of Women's International League of Peace and Freedom, including topic files and correspondence with National Offices. The collection contains material concerning the world-wide peace movement, the refugee question, prisoners of war, and human rights.

Guide available in Archives.

Women’s Work for Peace In the 20th Century

Eleven papers were written for a course on women’s international peace movements in the 20th Century. Original research was done using the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom papers located in the Western Historical Collections, Norlin Library.

Young, Roy

Papers, 1970s-1980s, 37.5 linear feet.

Papers, correspondence, newsletters and alerts of anti-nuclear organizations; personal notes and correspondence; U.S. and Colorado government documents and material relating to nuclear regulatory hearings; and audio and video tapes of 1978 nuclear protestors' trial.

Guide available in Archives