Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle Branch records, 1940-2000  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Seattle Branch
Title
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle Branch records
Dates
1940-2000 (inclusive)
Quantity
11.71 cubic feet, including photographs, slides, sound recordings, and videocassettes (13 boxes)
Collection Number
3615 (Accession No. 3615-005)
Summary
Records of a women's peace organization in Seattle, Washington
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.

Special equipment required to play sound recordings and videocassettes.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was partially provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is an international women's organization devoted to furthering the causes of peace and justice. Women's International League for Peace and Freedom was founded in 1915. Local branches exist to support the objectives of the National Board. The Seattle Branch was established in 1935. Major emphasis is placed on promoting nonviolent solutions to world conflict, world disarmament, women's rights, and racial and economic justice.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Contains records of the Seattle branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, including correspondence, minutes, subject files, newsletters, speeches and writings, nominations, photographs, slides, exhibit material, video cassettes, audio cassettes, ephemera and scrapbooks, 1940-2000. Also includes records of Seattle Women Act for Peace, 1973-1995.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Preferred Citation

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle Branch records, Accession No. 3615-004. Special Collections, University of Washington Libraries, Seattle, Washington.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Arrangement

Arranged in three series:

  • Organizational records, 1940-2000
  • Seattle Women Act for Peace records, 1973-1995
  • Dawn Steere papers, 1976-1994

Preservation Note

Special equipment required to play sound recordings and videocassettes.

Acquisition Information

Merger of four accessions: Accession No. 3615-001 received 11/19/1984 from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle; Accession No. 3615-002 received 5/2/1990 from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle; Accession No. 3615-003 received 5/28/1992 from Angeline M. Larsen; Accession No. 3615-004 received 2/5/2001 from Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle via Carolyn Canafax.

Processing Note

Processing completed in in June 2001 by Jamie Wamsley and Pat Nostrand.


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

 

Organizational Records, 1940-2000Return to Top

Arranged by type of record.
Container(s) Description Dates
Organizational Features
Box/Folder
1/1
Bylaws
1977-1979; 1983; undated
1/2
Job Descriptions
undated
1/3
Miscellaneous
undated
Box/Folder
1/4
Historical Features
1969-1982
1/5
Outgoing Letters: Form Letter Originals
1980; undated
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
1/6
of Angeloff, Alice
1978-1983
1/7
Clinton, William Jefferson (U.S. President)
1994
1/8
Jackson, Henry M.
1977-1983
1/9
of Kingsbury, Elsie M.
1961-1962; 1964-1965
1/10
of Larsen, Angeline M.
1971-1992
1/11
Lowry, Mike
1979-1986
1/12
Magnuson, Warren G.
1978-1980
1/13
of Pool, Ruth H.
1977-1983
1/14
Pritchard, Joel
1978-1983
1/15
Royer, Charles
1978-1979
1/16
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section
1975-1979; 1980-1982
1/17-25
Miscellaneous A-Z
1950-1994
Box/Folder
1/26-38
Minutes
1944-1994
Minutes of Others
Box/Folder
1/39
Northwest Network for Peace and Justice
undated
Subject Files
Box/Folder
1/40
Addams, Jane--Centennial
1960
1/41
American Indians
1975-1977
1/42
Amerika
1987
1/43
Amnesty
1972-1977
1/44
Anti-Soviet Propaganda
1978-1986
1/45
Armistice
1982-1983
1/46
Arms - Military
1980-1984
1/47
Ballantyne, Edith
1976; 1985
1/48
Boulding, Elise
1977
1/49
Boycotts - Babyfood
1981
1/50
Boycotts - J.P. Stevens Mills
1977-1978
1/51
Braiterman, Thea
1975-1976
1/52
Breeder Reactor, Clinch River
1978
1/53
Bryant, Alice Franklin
1958-1986
2/1
Budget Process
1973-1980
2/2
Camp, Kay
1977-1981
2/3
Camp, Kay - Trip
1981
2/4
Campaign for a People's Peace Treaty
1986-1987
2/5
Carter, Jimmy (U.S. President)
1976-1980
2/6
Chernobyl
1986
2/7
Church Women United - Judge Annie Jiagge
1977
2/8
Citizens' Train
1989
2/9
Civil Defense
1975-1979
2/10
Civil Liberties
1970-1975
2/11
CLEO -Concerned Local Elected Officials
1983
2/12
Cole, Kay
1974
2/13
Community Outreach
1990
2/14
Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
1985-1987
2/15
Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility
1988
2/16
Congress
1981-1982
2/17
Conversion, Peace
1975-1979
2/18
Criminal Justice Code Revision
1977-1979
2/19
Demonstration - Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
1961-1962; 1992-1993
2/20
De-segregation
1978; 1982
2/21
Draft Counseling Registration
1980
2/22
Draft Protests
1979-1980
2/23
Eckert, Irene
1983
2/24
Economics
1973-1975
2/25
Economics: National Committee
1980-1984
2/26
Economy, Inflation, Unemployment
1972-1978
2/27
Education for Peace
undated
2/28
Emigration, Soviet
1978-1986
2/29
Environmental Concerns
1972-1983
2/30
Equal Rights Amendment
1979-1980
2/31
Evergreen State Peace Mission
1987-1988
2/32
Fair Budget Action Campaign
1981
2/33
Farm Workers
1974-1978
2/34
Feed the Cities
1975-1977
2/35
Gorbachev Policy
1982-1985
2/36
Grand Jury Guides
undated
2/37
Health
1980-1981
2/38
Health Care
1974-1977
2/39
Hirabayashi, Korematsu and Yasui Cases
1984-1985
2/40
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
1975-1981
2/41
Holocaust
1978
2/42-43
Human Rights
1974-1978; 1984; 1987
2/44
Human Rights Violations
1972-1978
2/45
Initiatives and Tenant Unions
1982; undated
2/46
IWY - International Women's Year
1973-1982
2/47
International Year of the Child
1979
2/48
Jackson, Henry M. re: Nuclear Arms Freeze
1981-1982
2/49
Johnson, Irene & Russell
1977-1978
2/50
JROTC - Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps
1974-1976
2/51
King, Martin Luther, Jr. - Holiday
1983
2/52
Kissinger, Henry
1974-1975
3/1
Korean Plane KAL #7
1983
3/2
Ku Klux Klan
1977
3/3
Kurose, Akiko
1990
3/4
Local Organizations
1981-1982
3/5
Lysen, King - Senate Race
1982
3/6
Mahajani, Usha
1972-1978
3/7
Mayaguez
1975
3/8
Media
1976-1977
3/9
Members - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, others
1982; 1988; undated
3/10
Membership Information
1991; undated
3/11
Memorials - Alice Angeloff
1985; 1992
3/12-14
Military Spending
1972-1984
3/15
Missiles - Cruise & Patriot II
1978-1983
3/16
Missiles - Trident
1986
3/17
Mothers' Day Action
1987
3/18
Mueller, Melva
1975; 1978-1979
3/19
MX Missile
1983; 1985
3/20
National Committee Against Repressive Legislation
1982
3/21
National Office How To's
1979; 1982; undated
3/22
Native Americans
1977; 1982-1983
3/23
Nerve Gas
1983
3/24
Neutron Bomb
1977-1978
3/25
New Branch Organizing Packet
undated
3/26
Nixon Administration
1973-1976
3/27
Nuclear / Atomic Power
1981-1982
3/28
Nuclear Freeze
1982
3/29
Nuclear Power
1976-1979
3/30
Nuclear War
1981-1982
3/31
Nuclear Waste
1982-1983
3/32-34
Nuclear Weapons
1981-1988
3/35
Nuclear Weapons - Clippings
1976-1984
3/36
Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign
1981-1984
4/1
Nuclear Weapons / War
1976-1981
4/2
Pacific Vision
1992
4/3
Peace
1982
4/4
Peace Academy
1980
4/5
Peace Child Foundation
1982-1986
4/6
Peace Education
1980-1981
4/7-9
Publicity
1979-1982; 1988, 1990
4/10
Puget Sound Naval Shipyard Protest
1996
4/11
Puget Sound Peace Camp
1985
4/12
Racism
undated
4/13
Radiation Hazards
1982
4/14
Ramsey, Nancy
1978
4/15
Reagan, Ronald
1981-1986
4/16-17
Reagan, Ronald - Clippings
1980-1988
4/18
Religion, USSR
1981-1986
4/19
Religious Peace Movement
1981-1982
4/20
Salt II
1979-1980
4/21
Save Our Cities, Save Our Children
1992
4/22
Seattle Branch Retreat
1983; 1985
4/23
Senate Bill I - Criminal Justice Reform Act of 1975
1972-1984
4/24
Sister City Seattle - Tashkent
1985
4/25
Smear Campaigns
1982-1987
4/26
Speaker Information, Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
undated
4/27
STAR (Stop The Arms Race) Campaign
1983
4/28
Star Wars
1985-1991
4/29
Summit Meetings - U.S. & U.S.S.R.
1985-1986
4/30
Survival Summer
1980
4/31-32
Target Seattle
1982
4/33
Test Bans - Hydrogen & Nuclear Bombs
1956; 1963
4/34
Transfer Amendment - Federal Budget
1978-1979
4/35
Trident
1975-1982
4/36
Trident Submarine Base Dredging
1977
4/37
United Nations
1972-1978
4/38
United Nations - SSD II - Second Special Session of the General Assembly for Disarmament
1982
4/39
United Nations Association - Human Rights
1973-1982
4/40
United Nations Association - United Nations
1979-1981
5/1
U.S. Peace Council
1979-1986
5/2
Warsaw Treaty Nations Peace Appeal
1979
5/3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - National Board Meeting
1972
5/4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Northwest Cluster Meeting
1990
9/9-11
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Region I
1974-1982; 1989-1990
5/5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Statement on the WTO
undated
5/6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Tacoma Branch
1983
5/7
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - United States Section
1962; 1975-1987; 1997
5/8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Vancouver, B.C., Canada Branch
1976-1978
5/9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Women's Poll National Survey
1983
5/10
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - World Sections
1975
5/11
Women's Issues
1975-1980
5/12-13
World Disarmament
1975-1978
5/14
World Disarmament - Petitions for a Conference
1974-1982
5/15
World Disarmament - U.S. Military Budget
1974; 1977; 1982
5/16
World Justice & Peace
1976-1979
5/17
World Peace Council
1975-1980
5/18
World Peace Tax Fund
1974-1988
5/19
World Without War Council of Greater Seattle
1976-1978
Subject Files on International Topics
Box/Folder
5/20
Afghanistan
1980
5/21
Africa
1975-1986
5/22
Argentina
1982-1983; undated
5/23
Berlin Congress
1975
5/24
Brazil
1972-1978; 1984; undated
5/25
Cambodia
1973; 1978-1983; undated
5/26-28
Chile
1973-1986; undated
5/29
China
1970-1979; 1984; undated
5/30-31
Cuba
1975-1981; undated
5/32
Falklands
1982
5/33
Great Britain
1984
5/34
Greece
1974; 1981; undated
5/35
Hiroshima, Japan
1975; 1981; undated
5/36
India
1975-1976; 1981-1984; undated
5/37
Iran
1977-1985; undated
5/38
Ireland
1981; 1984
5/39
Israel - Palestine
1985
5/40
Korea
1976-1984; undated
5/41
Libya
1986
5/42
Mesopotamia
undated
5/43
Micronesia
1975
5/44-6/2
Middle East
1975-1987; undated
6/3
Nicaragua
1982
6/4
North Ireland
1976; 1981; undated
6/5
Panama
1977-1978; undated
6/6-7
Persian Gulf
1987-1992; n..d
6/8
Philippines
1977-1986; undated
6/9
Poland
1981-1982
6/10
Portugal
1975; undated
6/11
Puerto Rico
1975; 1981
6/12
South Africa
1986
6/13
South Africa - Legislative Packet
undated
6/14
South East Asia
1975-1979; undated
6/15-16
Spain
1974-1978; undated
6/17-21
Vietnam
1972-1987; undated
Reports
Box/Folder
6/22
14th International Congress of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
1959
6/23
24th Congress of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
1989
6/24-25
Annual Report
1954-1965
6/26
Co-Chair
1984
6/27
Final Report - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Biennial
1987
6/28
Washington State International Women's Year Conference "The Women of Ellensburg"
1977
6/29
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Priorities Committee
1979
6/30
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom U.S. Branch Reports
1980-1984
6/31-32
Miscellaneous
1975-1976; 1980; undated
Speeches and Writings
Box/Folder
6/33-34
"Building a Peaceful World"
1982; 1985
6/35
"How To..."
undated
6/36
"Nuclear Power: A Danger to Peace and Freedom"
1979
6/37
Testimony
1977
6/38-39
"The Women's Budget"
1985, 1989, 1996
Speeches and Writings of Others
Box/Folder
6/40
Addams, Jane
1922
6/41
American - Soviet Friendship
1976, 1982; undated
6/42
Amidei, Nancy - So You Want to Make a Difference, Advocacy is the Key
1992
6/43
Learning Peace
1972
6/44
Makers of the Nuclear Holocaust
1981
6/45
Peace is in Our Hands
1974
6/46
Scheel, Lois - "Russia"
undated
6/47
Stevens, Carolyn
1981
6/48-49
Miscellaneous
1978; 1981; undated
Conference and Convention Files
Box/Folder
6/50
2nd International Peace Conference on the Dnieper River
1988
7/1
Biennial Meetings
1975-1979
7/2
Focus U.S./U.S.S.R.
1987
7/3
International Women's Year Seattle Seminar on Disarmament & It's Social Consequences
1975
7/4-5
Most Dangerous Women - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 75th Anniversary
1990-1995
7/6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - Undoing Racism Workshop
1989
7/7
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Triennial Congress
1980
7/8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom - U.S. / Soviet Women's Conferences
1964-1985
7/9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Washington State Conference
1985
7/10-11
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Washington State Conference - 70th Anniversary
1985
7/12
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Western Region Conference
1978
7/13
Women's Economic Rights Conference
1984
Symposia and Workshops
Books for a Brave New World (Jane Addams Children's Book Award)
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
7/14
Bacon, Betty
1988
7/15
Bimstein, Marilyn Hurley
1988
7/16
Cone, Molly
1988
7/17
Hecht, Merna
1988
7/18
Lawrence, Jacob
1978-1982; 1988
7/19
Miscellaneous
1988-1989; undated
Box/Folder
7/20
Ephemera
1990; undated
Box/Folder
7/21
Luna, Julia - Workshop
1982
Financial Records
Box/Folder
7/22
General Ledger
1984-1991
7/23
Income / Expense Statements
1988-1993
7/24
Minutes & Agenda for Business Meetings
1989-1994
7/25
Treasurer's Reports
1988-1993
7/26
Miscellaneous
1981
Nominations
Box/Folder
7/27
Canafax, Caroline
1992
7/28
Koppel, Anci
1992
7/29
Kurose, Aki
1992
7/30
Life Membership Nominations
1985-1986
7/31
Steere, Dawn
1988
7/32
YMCA - Milnor Roberts Award
1983
Newsletters
Box/Folder
7/33-34
Legislative Action (National)
1973-1987
7/35-36
Legislative Bulletins (National)
1973-1987; undated
7/37
pax et libertas (International)
1985-1989
7/38-41
Peace and Freedom(U.S. Section)
1973-1991
7/42
Update USSR Monthly
1985-1986
7/43
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Branches
1982; 2000
7/44
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, San Francisco Branch
1983-1984
7/45-8/3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Seattle Branch
1971-1994; 1999
8/4
Miscellaneous
1981-1991; undated
Membership Records
Box/Folder
8/5-6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Seattle Branch Membership List
1958-1961; 1982-1984; undated
8/7
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Washington State Membership List
undated
8/8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Mailing List
undated
Grant Files
Box/Folder
8/9
Grant Proposals
1990
8/10
Miami Fund
1979; 1981
8/11
Miami Fund - JAPA (Jane Addams Peace Association)
1981; undated
Box/Folder
8/12-13
News Releases
1975; 1980-1991
8/14
Invitations
undated
8/15
Photographs - Seattle Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
1990
Scrapbooks
Box/Folder
8/16
Seattle Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
1976-1984
8/17
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom 70th Anniversary 3/6/85
1985
Box/Folder
8/18
Slides
undated
8/19
Petitions
undated
8/20
Resolutions
1979-1980
8/21
Interview Summary - Pool, Ruth H. Interview
1981
8/22
Questionnaires
1979
10
Exhibit Material (Reproductions): Women's Heritage Display at Seattle Convention Center
undated
11
Posters
1987; 1990; undated
Box
11
Drawing
1993
Video Cassettes
Box
12
"It's Up to Us"; United Nations Decade for Women Forum
1985
12
Jane Addams Books Awards Symposium
1988
12
"WomanVision WomanAction"; Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
2 cassettes
1991; undated
Box
12
Sound Cassettes: Jane Addams Children's Book Awards Symposium at Seattle Public Library
3 cassettes
1988
Box/Folder
8/23
Sound Disc: "Dear World, ...I Really Love You"
: 45 rpm
1986
Lists
Box/Folder
8/24
Publications
1973-1976
Clippings
Box/Folder
8/25
Daily Worker
1984
8/26
Moscow News Weekly
1984-1985
8/27
Peace News Items
1982-1983; undated
8/28
Space Peace (Russia & U.S.)
1983; 1985-1986
8/29
Trade Unions
1984; undated
8/30
Trident (pre-1985)
1973-1979; undated
8/31-35
Miscellaneous
1958-1990; undated
Ephemera
Box/Folder
8/36
Czechoslovakia
1984
8/37
Flyers
1971-1993; 2000; undated
8/38
Literature - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
undated
8/39
Literature Originals
undated
8/40
Pamphlets
1961; 1975-1993; undated
8/41
Postcards
undated
8/42
Programs
1986, 88, 91; undated
8/43
Russia
1983-1987; undated
8/44
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Button
undated
Box/Folder
13
Scrapbooks
1940-1986

Seattle Women Act for Peace (SWAP) Records, 1973-1995Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box/Folder
8/45-46
General Correspondence
1992; 1994-1995; undated
8/47
Minutes - Planning Meeting
1993-1994
Subject Files
Box/Folder
8/48
University Street Fair
1993-1994
8/49
Women Strike for Peace
1993
Box/Folder
8/50
News Releases
undated
8/51
Newsletters
1973-1985; 1993-1994
8/52
Appeals
1994
8/53
Guestbooks - Children's Art Exhibits
1979
8/54
Clippings
1993; undated
8/55
Miscellany
undated

Dawn Steere Papers, 1976-1994Return to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
General Correspondence
Box/Folder
8/56
Lundt, Sylvia and Steere, Dawn
1982-1985
8/57
Miscellaneous
1984
Subject Files
Box/Folder
8/58
Feminist Task Force
1978
8/59
Four Minutes to Midnight
1981
8/60
Fundraising & Membership
1984-1987
9/1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Biennial
1987
Box/Folder
9/2
Speeches and Writings
1983; undated
9/3
Newsletters
1980, 1984
9/4
Reports
1981
9/5
Ephemera
1994
9/6
Photographs
1994
9/7-8
Scrapbooks
1976; 1980-1982

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Disarmament--Societies etc
  • Nuclear disarmament--Societies etc
  • Peace movements--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Peace--Societies etc
  • Social justice--United States
  • Women and peace--Washington (State) --Seattle
  • Women pacifists--Washington (State)--Seattle
  • Women--Washington (State)--Seattle--Societies and clubs

Personal Names

  • Angeloff, Alice
  • Carbray, Mary D
  • Kurose, Akiko
  • Larsen, Angeline M
  • Lowry, Mike
  • Magnuson, Warren G. (Warren Grant), 1905-1989
  • Steere, Dawn R

Corporate Names

  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom--Archives

Other Creators

  • Corporate Names
    • Seattle Women Act for Peace (creator)

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)