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Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-163

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Iranian Students Association of America Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Iranian Student Association

Collection includes: correspondence, reports, flyers, newspaper clippings, publicity materials, serials, and reference files. Correspondents include Mary Bye on behalf of the Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Bucks County, Pennsylvania).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976-1979

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

World Without War Council Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council

Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.

Dates: 1966-1983

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