Society of American Archivists Records, 1935-2017

 
Contents List
 + Records, 1935-2016

Contents List

Container Title
Series: 1. Awards and Biographical Materials, 1974-2015
Scope and Content Note: This series consists of awards that Belden Paulson received throughout his career, as well as autobiographical career summaries and a brief history about the Center for Urban Community Development. A list of academic activities is also included.
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Awards and Biographical Materials, 1974-2015
Series: 2. Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000, 1979-1988
Scope and Content Note: This series documents Paulson's involvement with Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000. Goals for Greater Milwaukee 2000 began in 1978 when Paulson and other Milwaukee-area leaders implemented a volunteer, community-based citizens' association interested in improving the quality of life in Greater Milwaukee. The group evolved in 1983 into Action for Goals 2000. Paulson's papers reflect activity in planning and implementation, and include records of the Board, the Interim Steering Committee, and the Outreach/Education Committee. The series includes a great variety of inter-filed documents such as correspondence, meeting agendas and minutes, memoranda, planning files, reports, and vision statements. Most documents are printed though they include annotated or handwritten notes.
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Board and Task Force Planning, circa 1980
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Interim Steering Committee, 1980
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Kentucky Tomorrow Conference, 1984
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Outreach/Education Committee, 1980-1988
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Planning Group, 1979-1980
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Reports, Publications, and Questionnaire, 1981-1984
Series: 3. High Wind Association and Plymouth Institute, 1980-2015
Scope and Content Note: This series documents Paulson's involvement with the High Wind Association and Plymouth Institute. The Plymouth Institute evolved from the High Wind Association, an eco-friendly community, rural education, and demonstration center after High Wind surpassed its original intention to produce energy rather than consume it. This series includes informational articles, a certificate for environmental achievement, a videocassette, a newsletter entitled "WindWatch", and numerous brochures on programs hosted by the Institute.
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Articles About, 1980-2015, undated
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Center for Urban Community Development, Consultation Nominations, circa 1988
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Certificate of Environmental Achievement, undated
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Informative Documents, 1980-2000, undated
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Plymouth Institute at High Wind: Creating Models for Sustainability, undated
Physical Description: Videocassette (VHS) 
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Program Brochures, 1980-1996, undated
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A Project Summary, undated
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Publications, 1987, 1995
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Rethinking Public Policy, undated
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Springledge Eco-Village, 1995-1996
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Wilbur, Ken 1996-1997
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Windwatch Newsletter, 1981-1983
Series: 4. Milwaukee Public Schools, 1966-1998
Scope and Content Note: This series documents Paulson's involvement in the Milwaukee Public School (MPS) system. Paulson worked towards improvement for the future, and this series consists of several reports on the ongoings of the MPS, formative documents for a Global Learning Center, and school centered projects.
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Central City Teacher-Community at Fulton Junior High School, 1966
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Educational Specifications Document for Additions and Alterations at Riverside High School, undated
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Global Learning Center Formative Documents, 1987, 1995-1998, undated
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Multiple Intelligence, 1992
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Reports, 1992, undated
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The Riverside Education Improvement Project, 1973-1974
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Urban Waldorf School, 1991-1999
Series: 5. Teaching Materials, 1964-1999
Scope and Content Note: This series documents Paulson's classes and seminars. Material includes course proposals, syllabi, documents on specific seminars, and course content.
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Alternative Futures, Shifting Paradigms, and New Education Seminar, 1986-1987, undated
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Assorted Documents, 1980-1997, undated
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Course Proposals and Ideas, 1965-1991, undated
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Creating Interdependent Sustainable Futures, Seminar, Course Reader, 1990
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The Danforth Foundation, Appointment Documents, 1975
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Faculty Advisor, United Nations Model Assembly, 1964-1965
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Future of Work Tele-Conference, 1984
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Global Peace, Alternative Futures, and New Education, 1985-1986
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A Living/Learning Adventure in China, 1989
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A Meta-Curriculum for the Future, 1982
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New Politics Tele-Conference, 1985
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New Wind Alliance/Transformative Politics, 1979-1986
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Off Campus Program Proposals, 1987-1994
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Political Science Syllabi, 1969-1981
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Politics of Underdeveloped Areas, 1964-1971
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Politics of Urban Conflict Seminar, 1970-1979, undated
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Seminar Pamphlets, 1964-1992
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Sustainable Futures Learning, 1997-1998
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Sustainable Futures Seminar, 1999
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University of the Future, Course and Conference, 1979-1981
Series: 6. Topical Files, 1951-2014
Scope and Content Note: This series documents the many and various projects with which Paulson associated himself throughout the years. The earliest project in this series is called the Homeless European Land Program, or HELP, which Paulson started in the early 1950s. HELP began when Paulson worked for 3 years in war-destroyed Naples, Italy; he and others organized a pilot community with Eastern European refugees in Italian post-World War II camps. The series also documents other projects that Paulson founded or participated in, such as the Peace Corps, and nominating his friend and colleague Reuben Harpole for an honorary degree.
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Alternative Think-Tank, 1986, 1988, undated
ID No.   Video_0001
Belden and Lisa Paulson Biographical Video, circa 2000
Physical Description: 1 digital video file (1 hour, 34 min., 20 sec.) 
Scope and Content Note: a brief biography and an interview with Jim Peck after Paulson's book, Odyssey of a Practical Visionary, was published in 2000. The video also includes footage from earlier interviews and appearances by Paulson, as interviewed by Donald Malcolm, Dante Sigismondi, and the crew of "Unsung Hero".
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Harpole, Reuben, Biographical Materials and Notes, compiled 1997
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Homeless European Land Program, 1951-1960, undated
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Peace Corps Training Group, Peru 5, Reunion, 1961-2000, undated
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President's Council on Sustainability Development, 1994-1996
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Soviet-American Summit, Moscow, 1990
ID No.   Video_0002
Unsung Hero Excerpt, 2014
Physical Description: 1 digital video file (13 min., 15 sec. ) 
Scope and Content Note: Excerpt from a documentary on the life of Paulson friend and actor Don Murray, who had persuaded Paulson to help resettle refugees in Italy after WWII. While this video focuses on Paulson's Italy work, it also includes a quick survey of his work at the University of Wisconsin, the story of the High Wind community, and his and his wife Lisa's philosophy of life.
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UW-Extension Letters of Appointment, 1962-1967
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UW-Extension Projects and Documents, 1968-1980, undated
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UW-Milwaukee Division of Outreach and Continuing Education, 1986-1987
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University of Wisconsin (Madison) Documents, 1969-1974
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UWM Peace Studies, 1983-1986, undated
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Waukesha County Needs and Services Study, 1973
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World Futures Society, Milwaukee Chapter, 2000, 2002
Series: 7. Writings, 1951-2015
Scope and Content Note: This series includes Paulson's topical writings, a small collection of personal correspondence, and a report from a trip to Brazil. In addition, "Statements by Paulson" are written articles and presented speeches.
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Articles, 1951-2006, undated
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Newspaper Clippings, 1958-1991
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Personal Correspondence, 1968-2015
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Publications, 1955-2001
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Report on Trip to Brazil, undated
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Statements by Paulson, 1970-1993, undated
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The Renascent Pharaoh, undated