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Guide to the Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter records, 1986-1990
MSS 2002/12  
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  • Accruals note
  • Processing Information note
  • Custodial History note
  • Preferred Citation note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Conditions Governing Access note
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition note

  • Title: Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter records
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS 2002/12
    Contributing Institution: California State University, Sacramento Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4.86 Linear feet (2 record cartons, 1 manuscript box and oversize)
    Date (inclusive): 1986-1990
    Abstract: Consists of historical records, administrative files, meeting minutes, newsletters, program files and local activities including protests, signature gatherings, promoting peace initiatives and congressional legislation pertaining to the Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter.
    Language of Materials note: English.
    creator: Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter.

    Accruals note

    No additions are expected.

    Processing Information note

    Listing by Special Collections & University Archives staff.

    Custodial History note

    The Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter assembled these records over many years as part of their effort to promote anti-nuclear involvement worldwide. The records were handed over to the CSUS Special Collections and University Archives in 2002.

    Preferred Citation note

    [Identification of item including date], [Folder Title], MSS 2002/12, Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter records, Department of Special Collections and University Archives, The Library, California State University, Sacramento.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Sacramento Chapter of Peace Action evolved out of the national Peace Action organization. Peace Action originally comprised the combined forces of SANE and FREEZE or SANE/FREEZE; two anti-nuclear proliferation groups. Sacramento-Yolo Peace Action organized local peace demonstrations. A comparable peace organization originating in the Sacramento Area was Grandmothers for Peace.
    Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action referred to as Sacramento Area Peace Action is a chapter of the national organization Peace Action. Peace Action developed from two anti-nuclear proliferation groups, SANE and The Freeze in 1993. Peace Action is a grassroots peace network with affiliates and chapters throughout the country that focuses on educating the public and activating constitutents in order to create responsible US policies.

    Scope and Contents note

    Historical records, administrative files, meeting materials, newsletters, articles, program files, material from the SANE Nuclear Freeze campaign, 2 volumes of signatures of an appeal to Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev and President Reagan, and 3 posters.

    Conditions Governing Access note

    Collection is open for research. Some restrictions may apply.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    The Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter records were given to the CSUS Special Collections and Unviersity Archives by Winifred Detwiler.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Detwiler, Winifred
    Sacramento/Yolo Peace Action Chapter.
    Anti-nuclear movements
    Peace movements
    Peace movements -- United States -- California