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Richard Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1291
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson (1949-1973), a Quaker from Kansas City, Missouri, who attended Westtown Boarding School and served with the American Friends Service Committee in Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. His papers illustrate his vibrant childhood and college years, Thompson being an outspoken advocate for peace and helping others. He was a Conscientious Objector and resisted the draft in Vietnam, and instead chose to live in Vietnam on his own terms, as a...
Dates: 1949-2013

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  • Library: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections X
  • Subject: Vietnam War, 1961-1975 X
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