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Albert Bigelow Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract

Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.

Dates: 1956-1961

Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

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

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Barbara Reynolds Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reynolds, Barbara
Dates: 1948-1970

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
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Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Horace 1
Champney, Ken 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dye, Arthur M. 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Herter, Christian Archibald, 1895-1966 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jones, Peter D. 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Langston, Beach, -1979 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nash, Vernon 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Polaris Action 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Rannels, Marion 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Squire, DeCourcy 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Wayland-Smith, Robert 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wise, Christine, -1933 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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