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Guide to the Frances B. McAllister Papers
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Frances B. McAllister Papers
    Dates: ca. 1964-1979
    Collection number: Mss 285
    Creator: McAllister, Frances B.
    Collection Size: 6 linear feet (6 cartons)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains files of Frances B. McAllister, arranged into two series: Series I: the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) and Series II: the International Ocean Institute (IOI).
    Physical location: SRLF.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None. Collection is stored off-site, advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Frances B. McAllister Papers. Mss 285. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Transfer from Northern Arizona University, 2011.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains files of Frances B. McAllister, arranged into two series: Series I: the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI) and Series II: the International Ocean Institute (IOI).
    McAllister was a board member of CSDI and the files include board correspondence and minutes, reports and recommendations to the board, current and pending activities, dialogue discussion papers, financial reports, Pacem in Maribus I-VI, Pacem in Terris I-IV, press releases, publicity, reorganization and relocation proposals, and other materials relating to CSDI programs and administration.
    McAllister also was president of the Friends of the International Ocean Institute, which supported programs and events of the International Ocean Institute (IOI). IOI was founded by Elisabeth Mann Borgese, who helped organize Pacem in Maribus conferences. Files include bulletins and reports, correspondence, Friends correspondence, documents and records, and Planning Council correspondence and event materials.
    McAllister lived in Flagstaff, AZ for many years and gave her papers to Northern Arizona University in 1981. She died in Flagstaff on Aug. 3, 2008 at age 97. Northern Arizona University transferred the papers to UCSB in 2011, where they reside with other collections relating to CSDI and its leaders.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    McAllister, Frances B.
    Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.
    International Ocean Institute

    Related Collections

    At UCSB Special Collections:
    • Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions [CSDI] Collection, 1950-1991 [bulk dates 1961-1987]. Records of the internationally renowned Santa Barbara-based think tank, emphasizing issues such as education, freedom of the press, international relations, public policy, religion, and science and technology in modern society. Included are materials relating to CSDI leaders such as Frank K. Kelly. (Mss 18).
    • Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions / Princeton University Files, 1957-1969 [bulk dates 1962-1965]. (Mss 253).