Records, 1970-

Peace and Justice Studies Association


14.5 linear ft.
Organized in 12 series. Important series are: I. Organization; II. Executive Committee (Excom); III. Consortium Council; VI. Committees and Task Forces; VII. Projects; VIII. General Correspondence; X. Council Member file; XI. Individual Member file Documents are in chronological order except Series VIII to Series XI which are in alphabetical order.
The bulk of the records consist of correspondence with both individual and institutional members. There are scattered minutes, financial records, committee and task force records, educational materials and research papers, material about conferences, programs, and projects, and slides accompanied by a script and cassette -- Correspondents include Elise Boulding, Berenice A. Carroll, Charles Chatfield, Adam Curle, Nadia Derkach, George Kent, Fay Honey Knopp, Jerome Laulich, Gloria Lund, Phillips Ruopp, and Paul Wehr.
Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA); founded in 1970 as the Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development (COPRED), "to foster research and education in the areas of peace and conflict resolution", is a nonprofit educational organization with both institutional and individual members. To facilitate communication among those engaged in peace studies, peace education, and policy research, it provides publications, resources, and consulting services, and sponsors conferences and workshops. The Peace and Justice Studies Association is the result of the merger of the Consortium on Peace Research, Education & Development and the Peace Studies Association in 2002.
Guide to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 2nd ed.,. p. 21 (COPRED).
Cite as: Swarthmore College Peace Collection, DG 123, Peace and Justice Studies Association Records.
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