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A Quaker Action Group Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Brandywine Peace Community Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-158

The Brandywine Peace Community was founded in April, 1972 by Delaware County (Pennsylvana.) and Chester County (Pennsylvania) citizens who advocated nonviolent direct action. The group was especially active against nuclear weapons manufactured by the General Electric Company, and later Lockheed Martin Marietta.. The Brandywine Peace Community was headquartered in Media, Pennsylvania. until 1983, then moved to Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1976-

Robert Levering Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-080

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Bradford Lyttle Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

Phoenix Defense Fund Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-072

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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Lyttle, Bradford 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Brandywine Alternative Fund 1
Brandywine Peace Community 1
Brandywine Peace Community and Alternative Fund 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cassyd, Syd 1
Champney, Horace 1
Charlton, Peter F. 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Deutsch, Babette, 1895-1982 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
General Electric Company 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jackson, Charles T. 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lasker, Gabriel Ward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lofton, John D., Jr., 1941-2014 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Noell, Chuck 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peck, James 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Phoenix Defense Fund 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Sherwood, Orion W. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Smith, Robert McNeil 1
Stephens, John, pacifist 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
United States Pacifist Party 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
White, Simeon 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Yamada, George Kiyoshi 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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