Title: Irwin Abrams papers,
Date (inclusive): 1900-2005
Collection Number: 83025
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010
35 manuscript boxes
(14 linear feet)
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Speeches and writings, correspondence, reports, minutes, bulletins, newsletters,
curricular material, and other printed matter, relating to activities of the American
Friends Service Committee, international volunteer work camps, conscientious objection
during World War II, education in Germany, international educational and cultural
exchanges, especially between the United States and East and West Germany, and the Nobel
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
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American Friends Service Committee.
Volunteer workers in community development.
World War, 1939-1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
Germany (East)--Relations--United States.
United States--Foreign relations.
United States--Relations--Germany (East)
United States--Relations--Germany (West)
Germany (West)--Relations--United States.
|1914, February 24
||Born, San Francisco, California
||B.A., Stanford University
||M.A., Harvard University
||Ph.D., Harvard University
||Instructor, Department of History, Stanford University
||Director of Training, American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
||Director, Quaker Overseas Work Camps (AFSC)
||Assistant Professor, Antioch University
||Associate Professor, Antioch University
||Professor, Department of History, Antioch University
||Specialist, Exchange Program, U.S. State Department, Germany
||Member, Board of Directors,
||Chairman, International Student Seminars, AFSC, Switzerland and Yugoslavia
||Educational Director, Shipboard Programs of Council on Student Travel
||Fulbright Lecturer, University of Cologne, Germany
||Chairman, International Student Seminars, AFSC, Hungary
||Director, Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) Seminars, Yugoslavia
||Co-director, GLCA Seminars
||Member, Board of Directors, Council on International Educational Exchange
||Coordinator, Curriculum Materials Team, GLCA Seminars
||Director, GLCA-Antioch European Team in Comparative Urban Studies
||Co-director, Task Force on International Education of International City Management Association
||Vice president, International Society for Educational, Cultural and Scientific Interchanges (ISECSI)
||Co-chairman, Project on International Exchange Research of German Academic Exchange Service and ISECSI
||Distinguished University Professor, Antioch University
||Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Antioch University
The Nobel Peace Prize and the Laureates, 1901-1987