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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: American Forum for Global Education records,
    Dates: 1969-1989
    Collection Number: 86036
    Creator: American Forum for Global Education.
    Collection Size: 429 manuscript boxes (171.6 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, reports, memoranda, studies, minutes, conference papers, financial records, grant proposals, curricular material, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States, international understanding, the promotion of study of foreign languages, analysis of the causes of conflict and war, and prospects for peace. Includes records of the American Forum's predecessor organizations, Global Perspectives in Education, and the National Council on Foreign Language and International Studies, and of the Center for War/Peace Studies.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is stored off-site. It may be possible to have a limited number of boxes brought to the archives reading room for examination. A minimum of two days notice is required. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], American Forum for Global Education records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical/Historical Note

    American nonprofit organization for promotion of internationalism in education.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, reports, memoranda, studies, minutes, conference papers, financial records, grant proposals, curricular material, and printed matter, relating to education in the United States, international understanding, the promotion of study of foreign languages, analysis of the causes of conflict and war, and prospects for peace. Includes records of the American Forum's predecessor organizations, Global Perspectives in Education, and the National Council on Foreign Language and International Studies, and of the Center for War/Peace Studies.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Education--United States.
    International education.
    International relations.
    Peace.
    War.
    Language and languages--Study and teaching.
    Center for War/Peace Studies (New York, N.Y.)
    Global Perspectives in Education, inc.
    National Council on Foreign Language and International Studies (U.S.)