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Stanley Foundation Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Stanley Foundation

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up entirely of published material from the Foundation, received through their mailings throughout the years since 1969. The material is arranged as follows: history/purpose; general/miscellaneous; radio series; literature; and, conferences.


  • 1969-


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information



According to its website in 2007, the Stanley Foundation "is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, private operating foundation. Foundation programming is focused on promoting and building support for principled multilateralism in addressing international issues". It's vision is to "secure peace with freedom and justice, built on world citizenship and effective global governance". The Foundation's mission is to promote " public understanding, constructive dialogue, and cooperative action on critical international issues. Our work recognizes the essential roles of both the policy community and the broader public in building sustainable peace."


2.5 Linear Feet (12.5 linear inches - papers only)

Physical Location

All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Contact Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff at least two weeks in advance of visit to request boxes.

Other Finding Aids

For the catalog record for this collection, and to find materials on similar topics, search the library's online catalog

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for these papers/records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired through yearly mailings.

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed, and checklist created, by Anne Yoder, Archivist, April 2007


Stanley Foundation Collected Records
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description

Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Min Cheng in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Elisabeth Miller added the notes in Fall 2017.

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Swarthmore College Peace Collection Library

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