Children’s International Summer Villages Records: Doris Twitchell Allen Village
Scope and Content
This collection from Children's International Summer Villages ICISV) contains documents related to the formation of the Doris Twitchell Allen Village, as well as other materials related to the organization. It holds two volumes of the organization's Interspectives Journal as well as three of their annual report publications. There are multiple videotapes related to some of their village projects and general public relations.
- Children's International Summer Villages (Organization)
Language of Materials
The records are in English
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
Biography of Children's International Summer Villages
Children’s International Summer Villages was founded in 1951. It is an independent, non-political volunteer organization promoting peace education and cross-cultural friendship in over 70 countries. CISV conducts international programs for children of all ages. Eleven-year-olds are in the villages, 12-15 year olds are part of the interchanges, 16-17 year olds are village junior counselors, and there are seminar camps for 17-18 year olds. The program provides leadership training for all delegate leaders and staff, which are adults 21 or older, parents, and volunteers. This program to enhance the education and experience of children is able to impact youths of all ages and adults.
1.25 Linear Feet
This collection from Children's International Summer Villages contains documents related to the formation of the Doris Twitchell Allen Village, as well as other materials related to the organization. It spans from 1951 to 1999, while some of the material is undated.
Statement of Arrangement
The collection is arranged into folders by topic.
- Finding aid for the Children’s International Summer Villages Records: Doris Twitchell Allen Village
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- Finding aid prepared by Tyler Morrison
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid written in English