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Servas International records
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Bylaws, minutes, manuals, bulletins, newsletters, correspondence, writings, notes, reports, traveler and host lists and files, financial records, printed matter, and audiovisual material relating to promotion of peace and international understanding, and especially to sponsorship of international travelers and international hospitality. Includes records of United States Servas, the American branch of Servas International, and papers of Bob Luitweiler, founder of Servas International.
Servas (meaning "we serve" in Esperanto) is a cultural exchange organization that was first established in 1948 by a group of individuals who hailed from a number of peace organizations in England and the United States. Its mission is to promote diversity and cultural understanding through work, study, and a travel exchange program.
107 manuscript boxes, 3 oversize boxes (44.0 Linear Feet)
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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.