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Guenther (Adaline C.) papers
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The collection is composed of correspondence, photographs, typescripts, and memorabilia; it has a double focus, the American Veterans Committee and Adaline Guenther herself.
Guenther was born in 1897; became chief administrator of the University Religious Conference at UCLA at its inception in 1927, and later served as its executive director (1945-59); she was one of founders of Unicamp, the UCLA student-run summer camp for underprivileged children; also a founder of Student Board, an interdenominational student discussion group, and of Project India, an anti-communist group in the 1950s; edited letters of servicemen connected with the University Religious Conference into a newsletter, and held together the correspondence which evolved into the American Veterans Committee; the Committee, founded as a counterforce to the American Legion, was an organization of educated liberal veterans; died in 1975.
5.0 Linear Feet (10 boxes)
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