Swomley, John M., 1915-2010

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John M. Swomley, Jr.; b. Harrisburg, Pa., in 1915; graduate of Dickinson College; Ph. D. in Political Science from University of Colorado; minister of the Methodist Church; National Secretary of the Fellowship of Reconciliation; active with the American Friends Service Committee and the American Civil Liberties Union; campaigned against universal military training; served as Director of the National Council Against Conscription, and as editor of Conscription News; author of books on militarism and the Cold War; much of his peace and anti-military work was done as an individual rather than as a representative of the Methodist Church.

From the description of John M. Swomley papers, 1940-2002. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 52309068

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creatorOf Swomley, John M., 1915-. John M. Swomley papers, 1940-2002. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf McReynolds, David. David McReynolds papers, 1943-1978. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan. Fellowship of Reconciliation, Michigan records, 1940-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986. Papers, 1955-1965. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Swomley, John M., 1915-2010. Letter, 1965, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Paul Ramsey Papers, 1934-1984 and undated David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
referencedIn Harold S. Gray Papers, 1896-1972 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1940-1960 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. Robert R. Wilson papers, 1936-2000. Cornell University Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Records, 1915-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
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associatedWith Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Michigan. corporateBody
associatedWith Gray, Harold Studley, 1894-1972 person
associatedWith McReynolds, David. person
associatedWith Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation corporateBody
correspondedWith Ramsey, Paul person
associatedWith Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986. person
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Robert R., 1914-2000. person
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Methodist Church--Clergy--History--Sources
Draft--History--Sources
Peace--Religious aspects--Christianity--History--Sources
Civil rights--History--Sources
Conscientious objection--History--Sources
Militarism--History--Sources
Nonviolence--Religious aspects--Christianity--History--Sources
Draft resisters--History--Sources
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Birth 1915

Death 2010

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