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Garry Davis Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1067

Scope and Content Note

Papers relating to Davis's advocacy of world government and world citizenship, especially his activities as coordinator of World Government of World Citizens and its administrative arm, World Service Authority. Includes selected speeches, press clippings, copies of the organization's newsletter World Citizen News, and books written by Davis.

Dates

  • 1948-1989

Creator

Language of Materials

English.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Historical Note

Davis, a peace activist and author, was born in 1921 in Bar Harbor, Maine, the son of Meyer and Hilda Davis. In 1948 he renounced his American citizenship to become a citizen of the world. He founded the World Service Authority and ran for political office as a candidate of the World Citizen Party.

Extent

0.5 cubic feet (1 box)

Abstract

Papers relating to Davis's advocacy of world government and world citizenship, especially his activities as coordinator of World Government of World Citizens and its administrative arm, World Service Authority. Includes selected speeches, press clippings, copies of the organization's newsletter World Citizen News, and books written by Davis.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Garry Davis in 2000.

Title
Guide to the Garry Davis Papers
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
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207-581-1686