Correspondence, reports, directories, lists, pamphlets, serial issues, and circulated material, relating to voluntary associations
in the former Soviet Union, exchanges and person-to-person contacts, religion, peace movements, human rights, and promotion
of democracy and citizenship. Includes many publications collected by the Center. Also includes records of the Center's predecessor
organization, the Northwest Regional Office of the World without War Council.
The World Without War Council, a national American private nonprofit organization, was founded in 1958 with the primary goal
of promoting alternatives to war, and with subsidiary goals of promoting civic education, international understanding and
democratic government. Its regional office in Seattle, Washington, successively titled the World Without War Council of Greater
Seattle and the World Without War Council Northwest Regional Office, was the predecessor organization of the Center for Civil
117 manuscript boxes
(46.8 Linear Feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual
or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.