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All-College Conference on International Affairs Collection
Title: All-College Conference on International Affairs Collection
Record Series: 12/06/03
Creator: Department of History, University of Northern Iowa
Extent: 1 box (0.42 linear feet)
Repository: Special Collections & University Archives at Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
Language: Materials entirely in English.
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The All-College Conference on International Affairs, sponsored by the Iowa State Teachers College (now the University of Northern Iowa), was first held in 1957. It was started by Dr. George Poage, who also chaired the conference from 1957-1962. The goal of the first conference, focusing on the Middle East, was "to stimulate the thinking of the students at Iowa State Teachers College about the American role in world affairs, not just from a sideline seat, but from the personal view of a thinking, studying, active U.S. citizen." Conference subjects included countries and regions such as the Middle East, China, and Europe.
- Series 1: Correspondence & Documents
- Series 2: Photographs
Scope and Content
The first series in this collection, Correspondence & Documents, dates from 1957-1964 and includes conference brochures, correspondence, booklets, schedule of events, and programs, as well as news clippings, which largely date from 1957-1958. The second series, Photographs, ranges from 1957-1959 and consists of photographs of the conference from those years. Some have captions written on the back.
- Folder 1: Correspondence & Documents, 1957-1964; undated [Series 1]
- Folder 2: News Clippings, c. 1957-1958 [Series 1]
- Folder 3: Photographs - 1957 [Series 2]
- Folder 4: Photographs - 1958 [Series 2]
- Folder 5: Photographs - 1958 [Series 2]
- Folder 6: Photographs - 1959 [Series 2]
- Folder 7: Photographs - Undated [Series 2]
Finding aid created by Library Associate Dave Hoing, July 2017. Updated December 2017 and April 2018 by Dave Hoing and by Archival Processor Tessa Wakefield, May 2019. Linear feet updated August 28, 2017.
"Five Speakers Here For ACCIA April 24-26." The Northern Iowan, April 13, 1962.