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Dorothy H. Hutchinson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-125
Abstract Dorothy Hewitt Hutchinson (l905-l984) began to gain influence in the peace movement when her pamphlet A Call to Peace Now was printed by the Friends in l943. That summer, Hutchinson and a small group of people started the Peace Now Movement, using her pamphlet to rally support for the principle of a negotiated settlement rather than unconditional surrender of the Axis powers. This group included George W. Hartmann, a psychology professor at Columbia, and John Collett. Hutchinson also worked...
Dates: 1942-1980

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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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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