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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. New Zealand Section

Collection | Ref # MS-Group-0232 | Held by Alexander Turnbull Library

What is it?

Title:

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. New Zealand Section

Creator:

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. New Zealand Section

Level of description:

Collection

Extent:

12 box(es)

Reference number:

MS-Group-0232

Former NRAM reference number:

W71

Description:

Historical Notes

The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom was formed in 1915, with the New Zealand section being formed the following year. The League aims to bring together women to abolish the political, social, economic and psychological causes of war and to work for a constructive peace.

Scope & Contents

Comprises national minute books (1930-1982) and loose minutes up to 1987; correspondence (1955-1985); Wellington Branch minutes (1980-1984); Wellington Branch membership material; subject files containing reports, clippings and other material relevant to a range of peace-related topics; reports from conferences, organisations and governmental bodies relating to peace and women's rights issues; League newsletters, correspondence, reports, newsclippings relating to conferences and actions organised or attended by League members and other administrative material of the League nationally and at a branch level. Also contains newsletters produced by the League including copies of `Pax et Libertas' (1956-1985), produced by international headquarters, `Peace and Freedom' (1980-1985), publications of the United States section, newsletters and pamphlets produced by other peace groups.

Records

Dates covered:

1932 - 1987

Access conditions:

Not restricted

Finding aids:

Preliminary listings available for Acc 89-042, 89-045 and 89-107 in Back File

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Places:

Wellington (Region)

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