World Without War Council of Greater Seattle records, approximately 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
approximately 1952-1986 (inclusive)
Quantity
69.87 cubic feet (54 boxes)
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 (14 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-001
Turn Toward Peace notebooks, minutes
1 2754-001
"World Without War Council - History"
1 2754-001
Outgoing Letters
Scope and Content: In reverse chronological order for each year
1966-1971
2 2754-001
"Index to bulk files," 2 notebooks
1953-1967
2 2754-001
"Reproduced material," 3 notebooks
1965-1966
3 2754-001
"Reproduced material," 4 notebooks
1967-1970
4 2754-001
News releases
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Newsletters
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Internal reports
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Media letters
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Film series
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Program proposals
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Speakers Bureau
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
4 2754-001
Unitarian peace program
Scope and Content: "Unfoldered but labeled and classified" - need to be foldered
5-8 2754-001
General files
9-12 2754-001
General files
13 2754-001
Committees
14 2754-001
Religious Resources Center

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

.29 cubic foot (3 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-002
Financial Records - Deposit records (contributions)
1976-1979
1 2754-002
Financial statements
1970-1978
1 2754-002
"Public Policy and Non-Violent Action" (grant) - audit
1978
1 2754-002
Washington State Coalition for SALT II contributions and fund-raising
1979
2 2754-002
We the People: Dialogues on a Declaration of World Interdependence, Seattle including grant project and planning files
1976
2 2754-002
Interface I: U.S. State Department/Independent Sector, Seattle including grant project and planning files
1976
2 2754-002
Interface II: The U.S. Response to the Arms Race, Seattle including grant project and planning files
1977
3 2754-002
Interface II
3 2754-002
Public Policy and Non-Violent Action, Seattle including grant project and planning files
1978
3 2754-002
Washington State Coalition for SALT II including project/planning files
1979-1980
3 2754-002
Americans for SALT, Washington, D.C.
1979

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

19.50 cubic feet (13 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-003
Historical/Organizational Features
1971-1978
1-2 2754-003
Correspondence
1971-1980
2 2754-003
Annual Reports
1977-1982
2 2754-003
Mailings
1974-1981
2 2754-003
Newsletters
1971-1982
2 2754-003
Reports
1972-1979
2 2754-003
Writings
1963-1982
2 2754-003
Resolutions and Statements
1973-1977
2 2754-003
Conferences and Conventions
1965-1979
3 2754-003
Project and Planning Files
1975-1979
3 2754-003
Lists
1976-1981
3-4 2754-003
Grants and Grant Proposals - includes correspondence
1976-1981
4 2754-003
"Decision Makers" Simulation Game
undated
4 2754-003
Clippings
1970-1978
4 2754-003
Ephemera
1978-1982
4-7 2754-003
Publications
1959-1982
7-13 2754-003
Subject Series - includes correspondence and other record series
1964-1981
13 2754-003
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors Historical/Organizational Features
1967-1980
13 2754-003
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors Board Membership Lists
1966-1978
13 2754-003
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors Minutes
1966-1980
13 2754-003
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors Conferences and Conventions
1976-1979
13 2754-003
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors, Executive Committee
1978-1980
13 2754-003
Turn Toward Peace (Predecessor Organization)
1964-1965
13 2754-003
World Without War Council (National Organization)
1973-1977
13 2754-003
Interface I: U.S. State Department/Independent Sector, Seattle, 1976
1975-1978
13 2754-003
Interface II: The U.S. Response to the Arms Race, Seattle, 1977
1977

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

7.50 cubic feet (5 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-004
Historical/Organizational Features
1967-1982
1 2754-004
Correspondence
1982-1984
1 2754-004
Personnel Files
1961-1982
1 2754-004
Planning Files
1983-1984
1 2754-004
Newspaper Columns by George Weigel
1980-1982
1 2754-004
Accidental War
1963, 1976
1 2754-004
Air Force
1977
1 2754-004
Anti-Ballistic Missile
1968-1978
1 2754-004
Anti-Submarine Warfare
1972-1978
1 2754-004
Arms Sales
1965-1978
1 2754-004
Army
1976-1977
1 2754-004
B-1 Bomber and other long range bombers
1972-1977
1 2754-004
Brewster Denny
1978-1982
1 2754-004
Carter Administration Strategic Doctrine
1976-1978
1 2754-004
Catholic Church
1977-1983
1 2754-004
Catholic Schools/Peace Education
1964-1977
1 2754-004
Catholics-Archdiocese of Seattle: Peace Studies
1961-1983
1 2754-004
Catholics-National Catholic Educational Association: Goals, Assumptions, Understandings
1976-1979
1 2754-004
China
1982-1983
1 2754-004
Civil Defense-U.S.
1977-1978
1 2754-004
Concerned about Trident-Environmental Impact
1974-1978
1 2754-004
Conscription/Registration
1980-1983
1 2754-004
Counter-force
1977-1978
1 2754-004
Cousins, Norman
1976-1978
1 2754-004
Cruise Missile
1973-1978
1 2754-004
The Day After: Commentaries
1983
1 2754-004
Defense Contractors, Munitions Manufacturers
1973-1978
1 2754-004
Democratic Party
1982-1983
1 2754-004
Democracy
1982-1983
1 2754-004
Deterrance
1963-1977
1 2754-004
Deterrance-Minimum Deterrance
1977-1978
1-2 2754-004
Disarmament
1961-1983
3 2754-004
Draft/Selective Service
1964-1980
3 2754-004
Environmental Warfare
1976-1977
3 2754-004
Europe
1982-1983
3 2754-004
Gandhi
1983
3 2754-004
General Surveys - Bibliography
1971-1977
3 2754-004
Global Education
1982-1983
3 2754-004
Grants
1983-1984
3 2754-004
Groundwork
1982
3 2754-004
Historians Project: Overview Document
1984
3 2754-004
History of Nuclear Weapons
1976-1978
3 2754-004
Immigrants
1982
3 2754-004
India
1982
3 2754-004
International Christian Youth Exchange
1977
3 2754-004
International Conflict and American Organizations Project (ICAO)
1975-1983
4 2754-004
International Education Network
1982
4 2754-004
International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Interne Programs
1976-1980
4 2754-004
Japan
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Joint Chiefs of Staff
1977
4 2754-004
KCTS-TV (PBS)
1979
4 2754-004
Korea(s)
undated
4 2754-004
Land Based Strategic Missile Forces (MX)
1976-1978
4 2754-004
Leadership (Dona's Seminar)
1978
4 2754-004
Local Defense Industry
1976-1979
4 2754-004
Local Stuff
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Media
1982
4 2754-004
Mercenaries
1976
4 2754-004
Middle East
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Militarization of Space
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Military Command Center
1982
4 2754-004
Military in Other Countries
1975-1977
4 2754-004
Military Strategy
1969-1977
4 2754-004
MIRV/MARV, ICBM
1969-1978
4 2754-004
National Peace Academy
1982
4 2754-004
Non-nuclear Weapons
1972-1977
4 2754-004
Nuclear Stockpiles and Deployment
1963-1976
4 2754-004
Nuclear War-Survival, Recovery, Radiation Effects
1962-1977
4 2754-004
Nuclear Weapons-Effects
1963-1979
4 2754-004
Pacific Rim
1982
4 2754-004
Peaceful Nuclear Explosions
1978
4 2754-004
Pipeline
1982
4 2754-004
Poland
1980-1983
4 2754-004
Pope Shooting
1982-1983
4 2754-004
Principles of Warfare
undated
4 2754-004
Reagan Administration Proposals
1982
4 2754-004
Navy
1972-1978
4 2754-004
Neutron Bomb
1977-1978
4 2754-004
Defense Budget
1971-1979
4 2754-004
Nuclear Freeze
1982
4 2754-004
Pluralizing U.S.S.R. - "Precondition to Peace" by George Weigel
1983
4-5 2754-004
Religious Institutions and Social Concern
1952-1984
5 2754-004
Reserve Officers Training Corps (R.O.T.C.)
1974-1977
5 2754-004
Seafarer (Naval Communications System North Michigan)
1976-1980
5 2754-004
South Africa
1982-1983
5 2754-004
South America
1982-1983
5 2754-004
Southeast Asia
1967-1983
5 2754-004
Soviet Peace Efforts/Repression
1982
5 2754-004
Target Seattle-Readings
1971-1982
5 2754-004
Terrorism
1972-1980
5 2754-004
Trident
1982
5 2754-004
Trident-Local Activities
1982
5 2754-004
Trident Systems
1970-1979
5 2754-004
U.S. Department of Defense
1975-1977
5 2754-004
U.S. Federal Budget-Defense
1982-1983
5 2754-004
U.S. Military Spending
1969-1977
5 2754-004
U.S. Naval Forces
1976-1978
5 2754-004
U.S. Response to the Arms Race
1981-1982
5 2754-004
U.S. versus Soviet Strategic Posture
1976-1979
5 2754-004
Voice of America
1983-1984
5 2754-004
War Crimes
1970-1977
5 2754-004
World Hunger
undated
5 2754-004
World Without War Council and the Draft
1967-1979
5 2754-004
World Without War Day Project
1971

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

7.50 cubic feet (5 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-005
Historical/Organizational Features
1981-1983
1 2754-005
Position of WWWC on various issues
1971-1979
1 2754-005
Correspondence
1979-1984
1 2754-005
Minutes of Staff Meetings
1982-1984
1 2754-005
Annual Reports
1978-1979
1-3 2754-005
Programs and program planning including grants and grant proposals
1978-1985
3-4 2754-005
Conferences and Conventions
1978-1984
4 2754-005
Reports
1979, 1981
4 2754-005
Press Releases
1978, 1981
4 2754-005
Photocopy Masters
1981-1983
4 2754-005
Bibliography
undated
4 2754-005
Speech
1978
4-5 2754-005
Writings by George Weigel
1978-1984
5 2754-005
World Without War Game
1971-1982
5 2754-005
Publications
1927-1979
5 2754-005
Clippings
1979-1983
5 2754-005
Subject Series
1978-1984
5 2754-005
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors including correspondence and minutes
1978-1982
5 2754-005
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors, Executive Committee including correspondence and minutes
1979-1982
5 2754-005
World Without War Council (National Organization)
1977-1981
5 2754-005
World Without War Council, Portland, Oregon
1979-1985

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

7.50 cubic feet (5 boxes)

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.

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Accession
1 2754-006
Organizational Features
1981-1984
1 2754-006
Outgoing Letters
1980-1984
2 2754-006
General Correspondence
1977-1985
2 2754-006
Inter-Chapter Correspondence
1977-1985
2 2754-006
Annual reports
1980-1984
2-3 2754-006
Project and Planning Files
1980-1984
3 2754-006
Development Files
1971-1982
3 2754-006
Conferences and Conventions
1980-1984
3 2754-006
Grants and Grant Proposals
1971-1983
3 2754-006
Intern and Volunteer Applications
1964-1984
3 2754-006
Writings
1980-1982
4 2754-006
Publications
1969-1985
5 2754-006
Subject Series
1980-1985
5 2754-006
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors
1979-1983
5 2754-006
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, Board of Directors, Executive Committee
1982
5 2754-006
World Without War Council (National Organization)
1973-1981
5 2754-006
World Without War Council (National Organization), Executive Board
1980-1983

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

0.19 cubic foot (1 box)

Scope and Content: Mailings.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Acquisition Info: Donated 1/1/1988.

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

2.33 cubic feet (3 boxes)

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.

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

3.00 cubic feet (2 boxes)

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.

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.

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

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Peace movements--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Peace--Societies, etc
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Weigel, George--Correspondence
  • Corporate Names :
  • World Without War Council of Greater Seattle--Archives
  • World Without War Council of Greater Seattle--Congresses
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Boyd, Stephen (former owner)
    • Corporate Names :
    • Turn Toward Peace (Organization : Seattle, Wash.) (creator)