Church Peace Mission (U.S.)

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Began in 1950; objective was to challenge peace groups and denominations to "devote their energies to the removal of the social, economic and moral causes of ... war"; the Fellowship of Reconciliation was instrumental in the creation and continuation of the CPM; other affiliated groups included the American Friends Service Committee, the Brethren Service Committee, the Baptist Pacifist Fellowship, the Episcopal Peace Fellowship, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, and the Friends General Conference; CPM disbanded in 1967.

From the description of Records, 1950-1967, bulk 1959-1965. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27370833

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Records, 1915-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn J. B. Matthews Papers, 1862-1986 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Church Peace Mission (U.S.). Records, 1950-1967, bulk 1959-1965. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Paul Ramsey Papers, 1934-1984 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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Relation Name
associatedWith Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Heidbrink, John, person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. (Joseph Brown), 1894-1966 person
associatedWith Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967, person
associatedWith Nelson, John Oliver, 1909-1990, person
associatedWith Peachey, Paul, 1918- person
correspondedWith Ramsey, Paul person
associatedWith Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977, person
associatedWith Sherk, J. Harold, person
associatedWith Smiley, Glenn E., person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Yoder, John Howard, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Peace--Religious aspects--Christianity--History--Sources
Pacifism--Religious aspects--Christianity--History--Sources
Historic peace churches--History--Sources

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Active 1950

Active 1967



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SNAC ID: 37896796