Fonds 1750 - Science for Peace (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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UTA 1750

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Science for Peace (Toronto, Ont.) fonds

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  • 1961-2013, predominant 1981-2013 (Creation)

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5.1 m of textual records (14 boxes)

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(1981-)

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Science for Peace is a registered charity founded in 1981 by University of Toronto faculty concerned with world peace and environmental and social justice and "consisting of natural scientists, engineers, social scientists, scholars in the humanities and people from the wider community."

For further information, see: http://scienceforpeace.ca/

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Administrative files of Science for Peace, a registered charity founded in 1981 by University of Toronto faculty concerned with world peace and environmental and social justice. Fonds consists of four (4) accessions:

  • B2010-0017: meeting minutes of the Board and committees; correspondence subject files including those relating to the Multilateral Agreement on Investment (MAI); annual general meeting files; membership; fundraising; financial records; newsletters. (6 boxes, 1981-2000)
  • B2012-0019: records of the Board, office correspondence, membership records, reports and briefings, financial records, event files, working group reports, and records relating to the establishment of the Peace Studies program and the Chair of Peace Studies. (5 boxes, [ca. 1981]-2007)
  • B2013-0004: Science for Peace General and Administration, member list (1997-1998); Chair of Peace Studies (1981-1987); UC Peace Studies (1983-2013); Individuals correspondence and writings (1961-2001); Inter-University Workshop on Peace Education (1983-1989); Other Peace Studies Programmes (1984-1988); Pugwash (1999-2002); Eric Fawcett Memorial, (1997-2003). (2 boxes, 1961-2013, predominant 1981-2013)
  • B2017-0023: General publicity material for Science for Peace as well as documents related to the creation of the Chair of Peace Studies position at the University of Toronto. Records include newsletters, bulletins, correspondence, memoranda, and proposals. (1 box, 1980-1991)

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B2010-0017

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B2012-0019

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B2013-0004

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B2017-0023

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