World Without War Council Collected Records
Scope and Contents
The material in this collection consists mostly of mimeographed position papers and other material that outlines the programmatic efforts of the national office and the regions and branches. It was expanded from 12 to 20 inches in 2006 due to material removed from the Robert W. Gillmore papers.
- World Without War Council (Organization)
Language of Materials
Materials in English
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Copyright and Rights Information
The original name of this group was Turn Toward Peace, which attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action. In 1963 they held conferences on "Voluntary Organizations and World Without War" in various cities around the country. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of many organizations set up to work for long-term change. Robert Pickus was the first president of the WWWC and had his office in Berkeley, California. There were also offices/councils in Chicago (Illinois), Portland (Oregon), Seattle (Washington), New York (New York), Eugene (Oregon) and Sacramento (California).
1.0 Linear Feet (12 linear in.)
Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received from various donors
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Processed, and finding aid created, by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, 1998; updated January 2007
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