Austin History Center

Pax Christi Austin Records

An Inventory of the Collection



Overview of the Collection

Creator: Pax Christi Austin
Title: Pax Christi Austin Records
Inclusive Dates: 1983-1985
Bulk Dates: 1983
Abstract: Pax Christi Austin is the local chapter of Pax Christi USA, the Catholic peace and justice movement. The administrative files, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, event flyers and programs in this collection highlight the activities of the organization from 1983 to 1985.
Identification: AR.1991.043
Quantity: .2 linear feet (1 box)
Location: Archives stacks
Language: The records are in English.
Repository: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, 810 Guadalupe, PO BOX 2287, Austin, TX 78768

Administrative History

Pax Christi Austin is a chapter of Pax Christi USA, the Catholic peace and justice movement. The local chapter was organized in 1982. Pax Christi Austin strives to be the prophetic voice of peacemakers and justice seekers in the Central Texas Church. PCA is dedicated to fostering the spirituality of nonviolence and peacemaking; to working for disarmament, demilitarization, reconciliation and justice; to effecting economic and interracial justice in the US; and to supporting human rights and global restoration.

Source: http://paxchristitexas.org/austin/

Accessed: 2011 March 14


Scope and Contents

The Pax Christi Austin records include administrative files, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, event flyers and programs that highlight the activities of the organization from 1983 to 1985. Of interest are the organizational planning documents from 1983 when it was decided to develop a new organizational structure for the group going forward. These records offer insight into the nature of the organization.


Arrangement

Arranged by material type.

Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use

None.


Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.
Persons:
Ottis, Emil.
Organizations:
Pax Christi Austin
Places:
Austin (Tex.)
Subjects:
War--Religious aspects--Christianity.
Peace--Religious aspects--Christianity.

Related Material

Periodicals Collection - Peacemaker, Newsletter of Pax Christi Austin


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Pax Christi Austin Records (AR.1991.043). Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, Texas.

Acquisition Information

Donor #: DO/1989/005

Donation Date: 1989

Processing Information

Finding aid created and encoded by Molly Hults/2011.


Detailed Description of the Collection

Pax Christi Austin Records, 1983-1985

Box Folder
1 1 Organizational planning, 1983, undated
2 Meeting minutes, agendas and notes, 1983, undated
3 Financial records, 1983, undated
4 Events, 1983-1985, undated
5 Correspondence, 1983, undated
6 National organization, 1983-1985
7 Related organizations, 1983, undated