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Finding Aid for the International Senior Citizens Association Records, 1951-1974
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Organization and Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: International Senior Citizens Association Records,
    Date (inclusive): 1951-1974
    Collection number: 1294
    Creator: International Senior Citizens Association
    Extent: 26 boxes (13 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Abstract: The International Senior Citizens Association (ISCA) was formed in 1963 to coordinate on an international basis work of those senior citizens engaged in promoting the welfare of senior citizens, and to provide a means of communication throughout the world for charitable, educational and cultural purposess. Marjorie Borchardt of Los Angeles served as president of the organization, as well as president of the Senior Citizens Association of Los Angeles. The collection consists of Borchardt's correspondence, conference materials, reports and information files. There are also materials from other organizations with which Borchardt was involved, including the Senior Citizens Association of Los Angeles.
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Restrictions on Use and Reproduction

    Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.

    Restrictions on Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.

    Provenance/Source of Acquisition

    Gift of International Senior Citizens Association, 1981.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], International Senior Citizens Association Records (Collection 1294). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

    Biography

    The International Senior Citizens Association (ISCA) was formed in 1963 to coordinate on an international basis work of those senior citizens engaged in promoting the welfare of senior citizens, and to provide a means of communication throughout the world for charitable, educational and cultural purposess. Marjorie Borchardt of Los Angeles served as president of the organization, as well as president of the Senior Citizens Association of Los Angeles.

    Biographical Narrative

    The International Senior Citizen's Association (ISCA) was formed in 1963 “to coordinate on an international basis work of those senior citizens engaged in promoting the welfare of senior citizens ... [and] to provide a means of communication between senior citizens throughout the world for charitable, educational and cultural purposes ...” (Articles of Incorporation).
    The papers described below comprise the records of Mrs. Marjorie Borchardt of Los Angeles as president of the Association, together with material relating to other senior citizen organizations, including the Senior Citizens Association of Los angeles (SCA) of which Mrs. Borchardt was also a president.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of correspondence, conference materials, reports and information files of Marjorie Borchardt, president of the International Senior Citizens Association (ISCA). Includes articles of incorporation, meeting minutes, papers, brochures and circulars, and clippings. Also contains similar materials from other organizations with which Borchardt was involved, including the Senior Citizens Association of Los Angeles, of which she was also president.

    Organization and Arrangement

    Arranged in the following series:
    1. Correspondence (Boxes 1-10,12-13,15-23,26).
    2. Articles of incorporation, minutes and reports (Boxes 1,15).
    3. Material on meetings and conferences (Boxes 1,9-13).
    4. ISCA brochures, printed materials, and circulars (Boxes 11,25-26).
    5. Subject files, papers, and clippings (Boxes 14,22-24,26).

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Borchardt, Marjorie--Archives.
    International Senior Citizens Association--Archives.
    Aged--Societies and clubs--Archival resources.