Guide to the WSU Peace Studies Program Records 1980-1990
Archives 386

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
WSU Peace Studies Program Records
Archives 386
Date [inclusive]
.75 linear feet of shelf space 2 boxes
Collection materials are in English.
Records related to the development, funding, and courses of the Peace Studies Program at WSU.

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]; WSU Peace Studies Program Records, 1980-1990 (Archives 386)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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The Peace Studies Program at WSU was designed to be a multi-disciplinary program drawing from philosophy, English, history, as well as social and physical sciences to study human conflict and conflict resolution. The program was designed to eventually offer both a major and a minor, though the program was soon discontinued.

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Scope and Content

This collection consists of materials related to the development of the Peace Studies Program, as well as correspondence and papers related to the search for funding opportunities for the program. Other sections of this collection contain papers and correspondence regarding other similar programs around the country, as well as from a search for guest speakers.

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The materials are primarily maintained in the original subject-based order in which they arrived in MASC.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Washington State University Libraries Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections  © 2018

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Information

Donald Bishop, a retired professor of Philosophy at WSU, donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries’ Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC) on July 31, 2001, where it was retained as UA.2001.07.

Processing Information

James Feller processed this collection in August, 2018.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University. Peace Studies Program


  • Peace--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States--Washington (State)
  • Colleges and Universities

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Collection Inventory

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Peace Studies programs at other institutions (1/2), 1987-1988 

1 1

Peace Studies programs at other institutions (2/2), 1984-1988 

1 2

WSU Peace Studies Program grant applications, 1987 

1 3

Scolville lecturer series, 1987-1988 

1 4

Peace Studies Program, two-year plan and budget information, 1983-1990 

1 5

Peace Studies Committee, 1983-1988 

1 6

Peace Research Unit, 1986-1988 

1 7

Funding and programming, other foundations, 1980-1986 

1 8

Peace Studies Program classes, 1986-1987 

1 9

Peace Studies Program essay contest, 1987 

1 10

Peace Corps, 1987 

1 11

Nuclear weaponry instruction, 1985-1986 

1 12

Military-Funded Research in Universities study, 1987 

1 13

United States Institute of Peace grant applications, 1986-1987 

1 14

Peace Studies Program guest speakers, 1984-1988 

2 15

Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, UC San Diego, 1985-1987 

2 16

Peace Studies Program funding, 1987 

2 17