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Albert Bigelow Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract

Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.

Dates: 1956-1961

William Huntington papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview

The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.

Dates: 1932-1984

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-072
Overview

The Phoenix Defense Fund was established through the efforts of Norman Cousins and other supporters of Barbara and Earle Reynolds. The Reynolds sailed the yacht Phoenix into a nuclear test site, Eniwetok Proving Grounds, as a protest against nuclear war. They were arrested, tried, and acquitted (1958-1960). The organization was also known as Reynolds Defense Fund.

Dates: 1957-1961; Majority of material found within 1958-1959

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 2
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
 
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Antinuclear movement 2
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1