Finding Aid for the International Senior Citizens Association Records, 1951-1974

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Finding Aid for the International Senior Citizens Association Records, 1951-1974

Collection number: 1294

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA
Processed by:
Manuscripts Division staff
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2004
© 2004 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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.


Container List

 

ISCA

Box 1

Correspondence, 1963-1967.

Scope and Content Note

re foundation and early years.
Also, copy articles of incorporation.
Box 1

Minutes, 1969-1971.

Box 1

Correspondence, conference materials and reports, 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Including reports on the treatment of the elderly.
 

President's Correspondence, 1965-1973

Box 2

1965-1966.

Box 3

1967.

Box 4

1968-1969.

Box 5

1969-1970.

Box 6

1970-September 1971.

Box 7

October 1971-1972.

Box 8

1973.

Box 9

Correspondence and various papers, 1971-1973.

Scope and Content Note

Including material re meetings and international reports on treatment of the elderly.
Box 10

Correspondence, 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Including material re driving automobiles, housing and ISCA conference in Strasbourgh in 1972.
Box 11

Materials re conferences in Graz, 1967 and Osaka, 1970; brochures about ISCA.

Box 12

Conferences in 1972 and 1974.

Scope and Content Note

Including correspondence and papers re a grant application for a conference.
Box 13

Papers and correspondence, 1964-1974.

Scope and Content Note

re confrences and various meetings.
Box 14

Information files on various topics of concern to senior citizens, 1960s.

Scope and Content Note

e.g. housing, older drivers including printed and manuscript items.
 

SCA

Box 15

Correspondence and papers including bylaws and articles of incorporation, 1955-1957.

Box 16

Correspondence, early 1950s and 1960s.

Box 17

Correspondence, 1954-1959.

Box 18

Correspondence and papers, 1956-1962.

Box 19

President's correspondence, 1958-1959.

Box 20

President's correspondence, 1959-1960.

Box 21

President's correspondence, 1960-1963.

Boxes 22-23

Allied Senior Citizen's Clubs Incorporated, 1960s.

Scope and Content Note

re Correspondence and papers.
Box 24

Materials, 1951-1961.

Scope and Content Note

re housing, nutrition and the West Los Angeles Community Council for Senior Citizens.
Box 25

Printed materials and circulars, 1960s-1970s.

Scope and Content Note

re various aspects of aging and concerns of the aged.
Box 26

National agencies material, 1971.

Scope and Content Note

Including the White House Conference on Aging.
Box 26

Miscellaneous clippings, correspondence and papers.

Scope and Content Note

re senior citizen groups, activities and interests.
Box 26

Tourist brochures and maps, 1950s-1970s.

Scope and Content Note

re countries where ISCA held conferences.