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Guide to the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, Auburn Branch records, 1976-2002 (1998-2000)
MSS 2001/13  
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Series 1: Millee Livingston, 1980-2002.

Language of Material: English


This portion of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom is the personal papers of Millee Livingston, a founding emmber of the Auburn Chapter, former Treasurer, as well as active member of the organization. Her activities also include serving on an international counsel for Latin America. The collection demonstrates the interconnected nature of local peace organizations, particularly with women's groups such as Grandmother's for Peace. This portion of the collection spans the periods from the chapters founding in 1980 through 2002, the time of donation.

Subseries 1: National / International Works of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1979-2000.


This sub-series includes participation in Women's International League for Peace and Freedom Activities on a regional, national, or international basis. Included in this sub-series are other regional chapters, particularly the activities of the Fresno Chapter. Programs, agendas and other materials are included regarding Triennial Conferences as well as Regional Conferences, as well as materials applicable to the WILPF affiliation with the United Nations. This portion also includes publications sponsored by the United Nations.
Box 1, Folder 1

United Nations Materials Triennial Conference (Folder 1 of 2), 1979-1981.

Box 1, Folder 2

United Nations Materials Triennial Conference (Folder 2 of 2), 1979-2000.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 3

Regional / Triennial Conference, 1980-1982.

Box 1, Folder 4

United Nations Materials, 1979-2000.

Box 1, Folder 5

Other WILPF Chapters, 1979-1981.

Box 1, Folder 6

Latin America / Limpal Conference, 1985.

Box 1, Folder 7

Pamphlets and Other Non-WILPF Materials, 1980-1992.

Language of Material: English
Box 1, Folder 8

Non-WILPF Activities, 1998-2000.

Box 2, Folder 1

More Non-WILPF Publications, 1998-2000.

Box 2, Folder 2

International Stamp Collection, n.d.


Subseries 2: Auburn Chapter Operations, 1980-2000.


This sub-series includes budgets, financial records, directories, personal correspondence, flyers, brochures, calendars, newsletters, and meeting minutes as applicable to the Auburn Chapter of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom's operations. Of particular note are original letters with prominent local, state and federal politicians regarding pertinent issues emphasized by WILPF.
Box 2, Folder 3

WILPF Sacramento, 1980-1984.

Box 2, Folder 4

Member Directories, 1981-1983.

Box 2, Folder 5

WILPF Sacramento Meeting Minutes, 1997-2000.

Box 2, Folder 6

Treasurer's Reports, 1982-1983.

Box 2, Folder 7

Budgetary Info, 1980-1992.

Box 2, Folder 8

Sacramento WILPF Activity Calendars / Newsletters, 1984-2000.

Box 2, Folder 9

Correspondence, 1998-2000.

Box 2, Folder 10

WILPF Sponsored Activities, 1998-2000.


Subseries 3: Scrapbooks, 1982-1984.


This portion of the collection documents chrnologically the developmental years of the Auburn Chapter of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. This particular portion of the collection includes agendas, photographs, correspondence, press releases, and newspaper clippings etc. focusing on these early years of the chapter. Additionally, a scrapbook of items chronicled by Duke Livingston, Millee's husband, is hand bound and illustrated.
Box 2, Folder 11

Scrapbook, 1982.

Box 2, Folder 12

Scrapbook, 1983.

Box 2, Folder 13

Scrapbook, 1983.

Box 2, Folder 14

Scrapbook, 1983-1984.

Box 3, Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1984.


Series 2: Martha Fort, 1976-2002.

Language of Material: English


Martha Fort served many roles in affiliation with Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She was an active member of chapters in both San Diego and Sacramento, as well as serving in both Central America and Europe in positions affiliated with WILPF. This collection spans her career in WILPF from 1976, when she served as editor of the WILPF international newsletter Pax Libertas until her death in 2002.

Subseries 1: California WILPF Participation, 1979-2002.


This sub-series includes materials from Martha's participations in both the San Diego and Sacramento chapters of WILPF. This includes information such as internal organizational documents, agendas, newsletters, flyers, publications, newspaper clippings, correspondence and other materials pertaining to the activities of these two chapters.
Box 3, Folder 2

Sacramento WILPF, 1998-2000.

Language of Material: English
Box 3, Folder 3

WILPF Publications, 1986-1999.

Language of Material: English
Box 3, Folder 4

Non WILPF Publications / Newspaper Clippings, 1979-2002.

Box 3, Folder 5

San Diego WILPF, 1979-1988.

Box 3, Folder 6

WILPF San Diego Agendas, 1988.


Subseries 2: Latin America, 1999.


This sub-series documents Martha Fort's stay in Mexico with the Casa de los Amigos program.
Box 3, Folder 7

Latin America, 1999.


Subseries 3: Pax Libertas, 1976-1989.


This portion of the collection emphasizes Martha Fort's experiences as an intern at the main Women's International League for Peace and Freedom headquarters in Geneva. While there, she served as editor for the international publication Pax Libertas. This sub-series includes personal notes, rough drafts, correspondence, and publications pertaining to Martha's work overseas.
Box 3, Folder 8

Notes on Pax Libertas Internship, 1977-1978.

Box 4, Folder 1

Pax Libertas Publications, 1976-1989.


Series 3: Miscellaneous, 1981-1984.


Collection is composed of miscellaneous materials pertaining to WILPF, including stamp collections, photo albums, plaques, awards, and scrapbooks.
Box 4, Folder 2

Photo Album, 1981-1982.

Box 4, Folder 3

Photo Album, 1982.

Box 4, Folder 4

Plaque, n.d.

Box 4, Folder 5

Awards, 1984.

Oversize 1, Folder 1

Scrapbook, 1981.