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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Central Suffolk Branch (New York) Collection

Collection Number
SC 223

OCLC Number

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Central Suffolk Branch (NY)

Nina Lieberman donated scrapbooks, newsletters, and related materials in 1974. Lura Mattinson donated pamphlets, buttons, and stickers in 1975.

Extent, Scope, and Content Note 
The collection is comprised of 2.15 linear ft. of papers, scrapbooks, pamphlets, posters, and related materials reflecting activities opposing United States involvement in the Vietnamese Conflict, helping the activities of UNICEF, and supporting the 1972 Democratic presidential campaign of George S. McGovern.  The materials date from  1965 to 1973.

Arrangement and Processing Note
Processed by Kristen J. Nyitray and F. Berenice Baez-Revueltas, September 2005. Finding aid updated in April 2019.


Restrictions on Access

The collection is open to researchers without restriction.

Rights and Permissions 

Stony Brook University Libraries' consent to access as the physical owner of the collection does not address copyright issues that may affect publication rights. It is the sole responsibility of the user of Special Collections and University Archives materials to investigate the copyright status of any given work and to seek and obtain permission where needed prior to publication.

[Item], [Box], Women's International League for Peace and Freedom: Central Suffolk Branch (N.Y.) Collection, Special Collections and University Archives, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Historical Note    
Founded in 1915, the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) is an international non-governmental organization (NGO) with National Sections covering every continent, an International Secretariat based in Geneva, and a New York office focused on the work of the United Nations (UN).  

McGovern, George S. -- (George Stanley), -- 1922-2012.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- New York (State) -- Suffolk County.
Women -- Political activity -- New York (State)
Suffolk County (N.Y.) -- Societies, etc.
Long Island (N.Y.) -- Politics and government.
Politics and government.
Protest movements.
Women -- Political activity.
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Long Island.
New York (State) -- Suffolk County.


Box 1
Central Suffolk Branch (2f)
Central Suffolk Branch: flyers (2f)
Central Suffolk Branch: UNICEF (2f)
Community Peace Action Resource kit

Box 2
scrapbooks (2)
bumper stickers
"Coins for Peace": coin collection can

Box 3
film (preservation assessment in-process)  

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