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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Robin Harper Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin

Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

New Call to Peacemaking Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-143

New Call to Peacemaking began as a cooperative effort of Brethren, Quakers and Mennonites. It was founded in 1975 to reinvigorate the understanding of and commitment to nonviolence and peacemaking within those faith communities. After 1982, a decision was made to shift the direction of New Call from revitalizing the peace testimony within the historic peace churches to more contact and relationship with other Christian groups open to the search for a more faithful peace witness.

Dates: 1976-1983

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-239

This collection includes correspondence (1981-1985), administrative files, financial records, minutes of Board of Directors' meetings (1990-2008), and publicity materials. Much of the correspondence is to, or from, Ed Pearson, a founder and National Coordinator of CMTC. The collection includes information about international war tax resistance efforts, nonviolent direct action campaigns, and grants made from interest on the escrow account.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-2008

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conscience & Military Tax Campaign-U.S 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Haverford College 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
McAlister, Elizabeth 1
McReynolds, David 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
Nelson, Juanita 1
Nelson, Wallace F. 1
New Call to Peacemaking (Organization) 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pearson, Ed 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris Action 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 1
Stevens, Carolyn 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
University Friends Meeting (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Vidal, Gore, 1925- 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
War Resisters League 1
War Resisters' International 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
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