Joyce McKelvey Rawitscher Papers
Materials related to Joyce McKelvey Rawitscher's involvement with the American Friends Service Committee Records from Storrs Meeting House.
- Creation: Majority of material found within 1950 - 2016
Biographical / Historical
Joyce was born on January 8, 1940 in Orleans, New York. She attended Syracuse University as an undergraduate, received her Master’s degree from the School of Social Work at the University of Chicago, and her Ph.D in Social Welfare from Fordham University. Joyce was a dedicated clinical social worker, specializing in geriatric social work during the latter part of her career. Due to her leadership qualities, sunny personality, and her firm calling to combat injustice against oppressed people, she was involved with many peace organizations. In 2009 she founded the Israel/Palestine Peace, Education and Action Group of Eastern Connecticut. Joyce died on November 7, 2016 in Storrs, CT.
4 Linear Feet (Papers, books, banners, and audio visual materials relating to various faith based peace organizations in Mansfield and Eastern, Connecticut. )
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Materials donated by Joyce's son in law, Peter Rawitscher of Storrs, CT.
- Joyce McKelvey Rawitscher Papers
- Archives & Special Collections staff
- 2020 January 30
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