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Organizations [series]

The Organizations series is broken into eight subseries and reflects the many diverse groups with which Wine was involved in his lifelong quest to promote Humanistic Judaism and general humanist values.

 
Arts Foundation of Michigan [subseries]

The Arts Foundation of Michigan subseries documents Wine's support for the arts as the chair of its Scholarship Committee. In addition to materials related to Wine's committee, there are administrative records, an organizational history, and various reports.

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Arts Michigan Merger 2001
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Board Members 1991-1995
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Bylaws and Committee Charters 1991
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Correspondence 1991-1993
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Creative Artist Grant Program 1992
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Financial Records 1992-1995
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Grant Information 1985
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History of the Foundation 1980s-1990
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Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials 1987-1996
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Reports 1991-1992
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Scholarship Committee Materials 1981-1996
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Strategic Plan 1988
 
Clergy and Citizens United (CCU) [subseries]

The Clergy and Citizens United (CCU) subseries documents the group Wine helped found and its attempts to counter the religious right's definition of family values, introduction of school prayer initiatives, and other issues. This subseries contains materials related to CCU's American Values Institute as well as clippings, correspondence, administrative records, and position statements.

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American Values Institute 1995-1997
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Clippings 1995-2001
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Constitution 1995
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Correspondence 1994-2000
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Events 1997-2001
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Meetings circa 2000s
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Members circa 1995
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Resource Materials for Issues circa 1995
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Statements and Writings 1995-2000
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Miscellaneous 1997-2000
 
International Federation of Secular Humanistic Jews (IFSHJ) [subseries]

The International Federation of Secular Humanistic Jews (IFSHJ) subseries illustrates Wine's extensive involvement with Humanistic Judaism on the international scene. The subseries includes extensive information about the group's first conference, organizational bylaws, correspondence, and materials concerning the IFSHJ's North American branch (the North American Federation of Secular Humanistic Jews) and its activities as well as those of the Leadership Conference for Secular and Humanistic Jews.

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Bylaws undated
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Clippings 2004
 
Conferences
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1986
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1988-2006
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Correspondence 1988-2006
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International Executive Committee 1987
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Leadership Conference for Secular and Humanistic Jews 1987-2002
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Newsletter 1999
 
North American Federation of Secular Humanistic Jews
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Executive Committee 1987
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First Biennial Meeting 1987
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Mission Statement 1987
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Press Releases 1986
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International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism (IISHJ) [subseries]

The International Institute for Secular Humanistic Judaism (IISHJ) subseries highlights Wine's involvement in the creation and operation of Humanistic Judaism's main source of publications and leadership training. The subseries includes content related to the IISHJ's administration, educational activities (seminar listings, course catalogs, and its Leadership Program) and events (conferences, symposia, and colloquia) in addition to Wine's correspondence.

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Academic Seminars, undated 2001-2003
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Book Project 1989-1990
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Brochures, undated 2006
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Budget (proposed) 1986
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Catalog undated
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Clippings 1995-1997
 
Correspondence
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Undated
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1984-1985
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1986 (3 folders)
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1987-1994
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2004-2007
 
Events
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Alpern Symposium on Religious Unity 2003
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Annual Conference 1998
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Colloquia 1995-2007
 
Colloquia Proceedings (publications)
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1995
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1999
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2001
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Jerusalem Seminar 1995
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(Jeffrey) Sachs Lecture 2005
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Goals and Projects 1986
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Governance 1985-1992
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Job Descriptions 2003
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Leadership Program 1984-2004
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Related Writings undated
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Tax Exemption Notice 1986
 
North American Committee for Humanism (NACH) [subseries]

The North American Committee for Humanism (NACH) subseries highlights Wine's role in creating and leading a confederation of six major humanist organizations. These files cover administrative activities (meetings, bylaws, financial records, etc.), clippings, correspondence, and publications in addition to documentation of the operation and educational activities of the NACH's graduate-level program at the Humanist Institute.

 
Administration
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Annual Meetings 1984-1987
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Articles of Incorporation 1982-1983
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Board Meeting Agendas, Minutes, and Materials 1983-2001
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Bylaws 1983-1989
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Combined NACH/Humanist Institute Board Meeting 2000
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Financial Records 1989-1995
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IRS Audit Response 1992
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Leadership Award 1985-1986
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Leadership Conference 1985-1986
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Membership Directory 1991-1992
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Mission and Vision Statements circa 2000

(Includes the NACH's five-year plan)

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Organizing Meeting 1982
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Clippings 1985-1991
 
Correspondence
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1982-1988
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1989-1993
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Events
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Conference Address ("Human Relations for the '90s") circa 1990s
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Humanist Weekend 1987-1995
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Michigan Humanist Weekend 1992
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Moscow Humanist/Atheist Dialogue 1985-1989
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"Rebels with a Cause" (dramatic monologue) 1989
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Retirement of Sherwin T. Wine 1992
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Twentieth Anniversary 2002
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History circa 1983
 
The Humanist Institute
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Accreditation 1984
 
Administration
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Board of Governors 1991-1992
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Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes 1991-1995
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Bylaws undated
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Contracts 1985
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Curriculum, Schedules, and Course Offerings 1987-1997
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Financial Records 1987-2001
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Friends of the Humanist Institute Leadership Award 1986
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Fundraising Activities 1985-1989
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Library Remodeling 1990
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Long Range Planning circa 2006
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Mission and Direction 1991-1992
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Paul Beattie Memorial Scholarship 1990
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Staff Meeting Minutes and Agendas 1985-1992
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Background and History 1982-1991
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Correspondence 1983-1992
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Directory 2004
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Faculty Lists, Memoranda, and Curricula Vitae 1985-1999
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Faculty Colloquia 1987-1997
 
Publications
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Brochures undated
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Humanism Today (journal) 1991-1992
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Newsletters 1984-1986
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Miscellaneous Writings 1980s-1992
 
Students
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Application for Admission undated
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Class Rosters 1985-1991
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First Class 1984
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Graduates 1983-1999
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Issues 1991-1992
 
Publications
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The Best of Humanism (anthology) 1985-1986
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Brochure undated
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Newsletters and Mailings 1983-2001
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Youth Groups 1988-1992
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Miscellaneous, undated 1991-1992
 
Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ) [subseries]

The Society for Humanistic Judaism (SHJ) subseries contains correspondence, clippings, and educational materials as well as materials related to the first conference of Secular and Humanistic Jews.

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Adult Education Seminar undated
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Annual Meeting Materials circa 1980s
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Background undated
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Conferences 2001-2004
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Correspondence 1988-2007
 
First Conference of Secular and Humanistic Jews
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Correspondence 1980-1985
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Photographs 1981
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Publicity and Clippings 1981-1984
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Humanistic Judaism Groups 1997-2007
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Israel Trips undated
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Newsletters 1973, 2006
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Songbook undated
 
Voice of Reason (VOR)/Americans for Religious Liberty (ARL) [subseries]

The Voice of Reason (VOR)/Americans for Religious Liberty (ARL) subseries illustrates Wine's role in the organization and operation of a group intended to combat the rise of right-wing fundamentalism in the early 1980s. The files cover the organizations administration and activities as well as correspondence, clippings, and newsletters.

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Activities 1981-1987
 
Administration
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Advisory Board 1982
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Articles of Incorporation and Certificate of Amendment 1981, 1984
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Board of Directors 1982-1985
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Bylaws and Organizational Rules 1981-1983
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Chapters 1982
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Coalitions 1982
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Financial Contributions 1981-1983
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Financial Records 1981-1986
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Membership Cards 1981-1982
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Meeting Agendas and Minutes 1982-2003
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Merger with the Humanist Foundation 2002
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Mission and Purpose 2004

(letter from cofounder Edward Ericson)

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Statement of Principles circa 1982
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Tax Exemption Information 1981
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Background and History 1981-2000
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Clippings 1981
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Correspondence 1983-2003
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Council of Organizations and Others for Educations About Parochiaid (CAP) 1983-1984
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Issues 1981-1990
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Michigan Chapter Activities and Related Materials 1982-1983
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Newsletters, Publications, and Mailings 1981-1995
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Science Committee 1981-1982
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Speakers Bureau 1981-1982

(includes photo)

 
Other [subseries]

The Other subseries contains information related to the 27 other organizations with which Wine was involved (to varying degrees) over the course of his life. The contents are highly diverse and include religious, social, professional, and humanistic organizations; notable groups include the International Association of Humanist Educators, Counselors, and Leaders (restructured in 1993) and Scientists and Citizens United (founded by Wine not long before his untimely death).

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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) 2001-2007
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American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan, Oakland County Branch 2005
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American Ethical Union and Ethical Culture Societies 1982-1984
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American Friends of Religious Freedom in Israel (AFRFI) 2005
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American Humanist Association (AHA) 1980-2007
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American-Israeli Civil Liberties Coalition, Inc. 1989
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Association of Humanistic Rabbis (AHR) 1991-2007
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Center for Humanistic Studies 1999
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Central Conference of American Rabbis 1974-1982
 
Conference on Liberal Religion (CLR)
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Correspondence 1985-1988
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Meetings, Related Materials, Clippings, etc. 1985-1994
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Newsletters and Memoranda 1985-1993
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Council for Democratic and Secular Humanism 1980-1992
 
Fellowship of Religious Humanists (FRH)
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Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes 1980-1991
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Bylaws 1968-1990
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Clippings 1980
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Conferences, Annual Meetings, and Related Materials 1968-1984
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Correspondence 1980-1992
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Directories 1980-1991
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Financial Records 1992
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Future Planning Committee 1980
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President's Reports and Memoranda 1984-1992
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Gay and Lesbian Atheists and Humanists (GALAH) undated
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Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard 2007
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Institute for Professional Clergy/Institute for Creative Religious Leadership 1974-1976
 
International Humanist and Ethical Union (IHEU)
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Background and History undated
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Bylaws, Applications, etc. 1953-1992
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Correspondence 1979-1992
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Directories 1982-1993
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Events 1978-1992
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International Survey on the Social and Legal Position of Humanists undated
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Proposed Resolution on Israeli-Palestinian Issue 1988

(written by Sherwin T. Wine)

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Meeting Minutes and Agendas 1984-1992
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Member Organizations 1982-1997
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Newsletters and Journals 1980-2001
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International Association of Humanist Educators, Counselors, and Leaders (IAHECL)
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Annual Reports 1988-1993
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Associated Activities and Groups 1988-1993
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Background and History 1989-1992
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Biennial Seminars 1988-1993
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Board of Directors and Officers 1988-1993
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Board Meeting Agendas and Minutes 1988-1993
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Constitution undated
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Correspondence 1988-1993
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Distinguished Leadership Award 1988-1993
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Decentralization and Restructuring 1993
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Financial Records 1988-1992
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Humanist Education undated
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Membership 1989
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Professional Code undated
 
Publications
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The European Humanist (journal) 1994
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The Humanist Professional (journal) 1989-1991
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IAHECL News (newsletter) and Mailings 1990-1992
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Statements on Issues undated
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Michigan Board of Rabbis 1998-2006
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Michigan Coalition of Secular and Humanistic Jews 1984-1989
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The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership (CLAL) 1989
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The New Group 1983-2003
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Progressive Zionists 1987
 
Scientists and Citizens United
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Background 2007
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Correspondence 2006-2007
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Issues 2006-2007
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Meetings and Events 2006-2007
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Press Releases and Writings 2006-2007
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Speakers Bureau 2006-2007
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Secular Jewish Community Center 1999
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Triangle Foundation 1993-2002
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Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations 2007
 
United Jewish Communities
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1999
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2001