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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract

Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Tracy D. Mygatt and Frances Witherspoon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-089
Overview Tracy Dickinson Mygatt (1885-1973) and Frances May Witherspoon (1886-1973) were prolific writers and absolute pacifists who worked together in movements for women's rights, world peace, civil liberties, and civil rights. Both women authored plays, articles, poems, sermons, and stories, individually and in collaboration. They were founders of the War Resisters League and later served as honorary chairs. Frances Witherspoon was a co-founder and Executive Secretary of the New York Bureau of...
Dates: 1835-1973; Majority of material found within 1911-1974

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

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview

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

Dates: 1948-1980

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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 5
War Resisters League 5
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
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Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowie, Walter Russell, 1882-1969 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Campaign for World Government (Organization) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Casanova, Margaret 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Civil Defense Protest Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
DeVault, Don 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
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