World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, circa 1952-1986  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle
Title
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records
Dates
circa 1952-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
69.68 cubic feet plus 1 vertical file
Collection Number
2754
Summary
Correspondence, publications, clippings and reports from the World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, which was established in 1961 to "seek alternatives to organization for war."
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Some material stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The World Without War Council of Greater Seattle (WWWC) is one member of a national organization concerned with war and peace, hunger, human rights, etc. Beginning as Turn Toward Peace in 1961, it established the World Without War Council of Greater Seattle in December 1965 to "...seek alternatives to organization for war."

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Correspondence, grant proposals, newsletters and publications, ephemera, clippings, minutes and reports, and other materials on topics including disarmament, global education, opposition to the Vietnam War, and other issues related to the World Without War Council.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Restrictions may exist on copying, quotation, or publication. Contact University of Washington Libraries Special Collections for details.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Accession No. 2754-001: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, circa 1953-1971 (bulk 1965-1970)Return to Top

21.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence and subject files.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC of Greater Seattle, 10/11/1977.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-002: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1970-1980Return to Top

.29 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Correspondence, financial records, reports, project/planning files, grant proposals, newsletters, publications, ephemera, lists, clippings, and subject series.

Accession consists primarily of files related to grant-funded projects.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users, but access to portions of the papers restricted. Contact repository for details.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC of Greater Seattle, 8/27/1981.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-003: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1963-1982Return to Top

19.50 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Historical/organizational features, correspondence, minutes, reports, newsletters, grants and grant proposals, clippings, ephemera, publications, and subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC, 10/22/1984.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-004: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1952-1984Return to Top

7.50 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Historical/organizational features, correspondence, reports, clippings, ephemera, and subject series.

Bulk of the accession is subject series, especially disarmament.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC, 4/1/1985.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-005: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1971-1985Return to Top

7.50 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, minutes, annual reports, programs and program planning, conferences and conventions, writings, and subject series.

Files in this accession continue those in recent WWWC installments. Minutes of the Board and of Executive Committee appear in those subgroups.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC of Greater Seattle, 12/20/1985.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-006: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1971-1985Return to Top

7.50 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Organizational features, correspondence, annual reports, project and planning files, grants and grant proposals, and subject series.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Records stored offsite; advance notice required for use.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by WWWC, 7/15/1986.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-007: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle mailings, 1958-1972Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Mailings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated 1/1/1988.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle mailings

Accession No. 2754-008: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, circa 1963-1986Return to Top

2.33 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Program files (ca. 1980-86). The accession also includes Turn Toward Peace files including correspondence, mailings, financial records, newsletters, clippings, and ephemera.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated via WWWC of Greater Seattle, 6/28/1990.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-009: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1973-1985Return to Top

3.00 cubic feet

Scope and Content: Correspondence, mailings, reports, conferences and conventions, writings, clippings, ephemera, and subject series.

Stephen Boyd was a fellow at Harvard University's Center for International Affairs after he left Seattle's World Without War Council. During his time at Harvard from 1982-1983, he was assistant to the President, Robert Pickus, of the national World Without War Council. Records in this accession were in Boyd's personal possession when donated in 1989. Some of them concern WWWC nationally rather than merely the Seattle office.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Stephen Boyd, 1/1/1989.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-010: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, circa 1979-1983Return to Top

.83 cubic foot (2 boxes)

Scope and Content: Correspondence, notes, and ephemera concerning mainly educational programs of the Council, especially the development of curricular materials on global education.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Literary rights of representatives of the records-creating organization transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by Stephen Boyd, 1/1/1989.

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Accession No. 2754-011: World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, 1969Return to Top

0.23 cubic ft. (1 box)

Scope and Content: Pamphlets, newsletters and other documents issued by WWW Council of Greater Seattle, highlighting their opposition to the Vietnam War. Some newsletters are addressed to Rev. Canon John B. Lockerby, of the Episcopal Church Diocese of Olympia. Includes information about a planned religious resource center and classes taught at the UW for local leaders.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Diane Wells, Archivist for Diocese of Olympia, 2006-11-24

Description
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Peace movements--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Peace--Societies, etc
  • Personal Names :
  • Weigel, George--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • World Without War Council of Greater Seattle--Archives
  • World Without War Council of Greater Seattle--Congresses
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Business correspondence
  • Conference materials
  • Ephemera
  • Newsletters
  • Press releases
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Boyd, Stephen, (former owner)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Turn Toward Peace (Organization : Seattle, Wash.) (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)