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William B. Lloyd, Jr. (1908-1995) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 35/24

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The William B. Lloyd Papers document Lloyd's political, philanthropic, and academic interests and activities. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, reports, unpublished manuscripts, broadsides, and news clippings. The Lloyd papers contain a significant quantity of information on political activities undertaken through the American Friends Service Committee; administration of the Sophia Haag Trust Fund; Lloyd's advocacy of mediation to resolve disputes in Asia, between the United States and Cuba, and in South Africa; the movement to ban nuclear weapons; and Lloyd's promotion of radio exchange programs to reduce international tensions and promote peace.

Dates

  • ca. 1942-1983

Creator

Extent

7.00 Boxes

Abstract

The William B. Lloyd Papers document Lloyd's political, philanthropic, and academic interests and activities. The collection consists of correspondence, notes, reports, unpublished manuscripts, broadsides, and newsclippings. The Lloyd papers contain a significant quantity of information on political activities undertaken through the American Friends Service Committee; administration of the Sophia Haag Trust Fund; Lloyd's advocacy of mediation to resolve disputes in Asia, between the United States and Cuba, and in South Africa; the movement to ban nuclear weapons; and Lloyd's promotion of radio exchange programs to reduce international tensions and promote peace.

Arrangement Note

The collection is organized alphabetically by topic and then chronologically within topic.

Method of Acquisition

The collection was donated by William B. Lloyd in 1983.

Processing Information

David B. Gaynon, August 1984
Title
Guide to the William B. Lloyd, Jr. (1908-1995) Papers
Author
David B. Gaynon
Date
01/08/1984
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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