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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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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

Courage to Resist Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Courage to Resist
Abstract Printouts of emails from Courage to Resist to group lists.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2007-

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview 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

Milwaukee 14 Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Milwaukee 14
Abstract Collection includes printed statements, correspondence, leaflets, and newsletters, about the arrest, incarceration and legal defense of the Milwaukee 14. Correspondents include James H. Forest, James Harney.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1969

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-239
Overview 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

Pledge of Resistance Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pledge of Resistance
Abstract This collection includes: reports of national board meetings, 1985-1992; programs and actions, 1984-1993; information about the national convention, 1986-1991; also includes information about the following POR chapters: Bay Area and Los Angeles, California; Colorado; New Haven, Connecticut; District of Columbia, Washington D.C. area; Mid-Atlantic; Chicago, Illinois; Indiana; Louisville, Kentucky; Baltimore, Maryland; Michigan; Minnesota; Missouri; New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1984 - 1993

Benjamin Spock Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Spock, Benjamin
Abstract Collection consists of photocopied material released under the Freedom of Information Act for the years 1964-1972, with the bulk of the material from 1968. Includes informants' reports, transcripts of personal conversations, writings by and about Spock, and transcripts of Spock's media appearances.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Omaha Action (Project) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Beheiren 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Champney, Horace 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conscience & Military Tax Campaign-U.S 1
Courage to Resist (Organization) 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Forest, Jim (James H.) 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Harney, James 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Milwaukee 14 (Group) 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nelson, Beryl 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
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pearson, Ed 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pledge of Resistance (Organization) 1
Polaris Action 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil (1957) (Washington, D.C.) 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 1
Stevens, Carolyn 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
University Friends Meeting (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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