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Children’s International Summer Villages Records: Doris Twitchell Allen Village

 Collection
Identifier: UA-14-09

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.

Dates

  • 1951-1999

Creator

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.

Extent

1.25 Linear Feet

Overview

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.
Title
Finding aid for the Children’s International Summer Villages Records: Doris Twitchell Allen Village
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Tyler Morrison
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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