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Special Collections: Guide to the Portland League for Peace and Freedom

Summary Information:

Collection Title: Portland League for Peace and Freedom Records
Collection Number: MS 417
Dates of Collection:  1933-1940
Size of Collection: 1 box 

Administrative Information:

Provenance:  Gift of Murrough O’Brien, December 1995, received 1 Feb 1996.
Access Restrictions: No restrictions
Preferred Citation: Portland League for Peace and Freedom Papers, Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine
Copyright: Contact department for copyright information

For Additional Information:
Special Collections Department
University of Maine
5729 Fogler Library
Orono, Maine 04469-5729
(207) 581 1686
Historical Information:
 
The Portland League for Peace and Freedom was founded in 1936 for the purpose of defending civil liberties, opposing U.S. involvement in war and counteracting local and national militaristic tendencies.

Contents:
 
This collection documents the foundation and activities of the Portland League for Peace and Freedom in the years before World War II. Included are correspondence, pamphlets, newsletters and clippings concerning the League. Of interest are the publicity scrapbooks that include manuscript material.

Arrangement:
 
Alphabetical, by topic.

 
Box 2113
 
Folder 01     American Civil Liberties Union.  Bulletins
Folder 02     American Civil Liberties Union.  Minutes
Folder 03     American Civil Liberties Union.  Pamphlets, booklets, etc.
Folder 04     American Civil Liberties Union.  Pamphlets, booklets, etc.
Folder 05     American Civil Liberties Union.  Miscellaneous
Folder 06     Correspondence 1935]
Folder 07     Correspondence 1936
Folder 08     Correspondence 1937
Folder 09     Correspondence 1938-1939
Folder 10     Emergency Peace Campaign.  Bulletins, announcements
Folder 11     Emergency Peace Campaign.  Conferences, meetings, speakers
Folder 12     Emergency Peace Campaign.  Correspondence
Folder 13     Emergency Peace Campaign.  Miscellaneous
Folder 14     Miscellaneous
Folder 15     Miscellaneous
Folder 16     Peace
Folder 17     Publicity
Folder 18     Publicity
Folder 19     Publicity
Folder 20     Spanish Civil War


Finding Aids for selected manuscript collections in the Special Collections Department at Fogler Library are accessible online in URSUS, in a browsable Guide to Manuscript Collections. Please contact Special Collections at spc@umit.maine.edu or (207) 581-1686 for further information.

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