Records, 1940-1946.

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National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.). Records, 1940-1946.

Records, 1940-1946.

Includes meeting minutes, financial records, general correspondence arranged by personal name or group name, correspondence by or about individual conscientious objectors, and reference material; includes material from both New York City and Washington D.C. offices, but the bulk is from the Washington D.C. office.

13.25 linear ft.

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Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974

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Described as one of the first significant American female theologians. Important in the movement to gain ordination for women in American Methodism. From the description of Georgia Harkness letter to Bruce Humphries, Inc. [manuscript], 1938 July 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 420292097 ...

Hill, Lewis, -1957

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Muste, A. J. (Abraham John), 1885-1967

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Clergyman, pacifist. From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1954. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309741542 From the description of Reminiscences of Abraham John Muste : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122681124 A.J. Muste (1885-1967). Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919. When he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrenc...

Thomas Norman Mattoon, 1884-1968

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Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate on the Socialist Party of America ticket, between 1928 and 1948. Born in Marion, Ohio, he was a graduate of Princeton University, attended Union Theological Seminary, where he became a socialist, and was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1911. Thomas opposed the United States' entry into the First World War, a position that earned him the disapproval of many in his soci...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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DeSilver, Harrison

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Billings, Arthur,

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National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.)

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Began ca. 1940 with offices in New York City and Washington D.C.; organized to aid conscientious objectors to World War II after conscription began in the United States; ceased operations in 1946. From the description of Records, 1940-1946. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 20335297 ...

Summers, Joseph H. 1920-

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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888-

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Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977

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Episcopalian minister, pacifist and internationalist; staff member of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, American Section, 1924-1967, served as chair, 1935-1940; worked with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation and served as chair, 1935-1955; served as editor of The World Tomorrow (1922-1924) and Fellowship magazine 1940-1945); a founder of the American Civil Liberties Union and the Committee on Militarism in Education. From the description of Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bu...

Reeves, George C., 1908-

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Sheehan, Arthur T.

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Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981

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Brooks, R. Boland

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Civilian Public Service

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Phillips, Randolph Godfrey,

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Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974

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Kaufman, Abraham

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Cornell, Julien D., 1910-

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Julien Cornell (1910-1994) was educated at Swarthmore and Yale Law School (Law 1993). A member of the Society of Friends, he defended conscientious objectors during World War II and served as the defense counsel for Pound during the initial stages of his treason trial and competency hearing. Cornell published several works, including The Trial of Ezra Pound (1966). From the description of Julien Cornell papers relating to Ezra Pound, 1945-1965. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70217157...

Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885-....

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Gregg was a peace activist involved in a wide range of causes, including the rights of tenant farmers, conscientious objectors, civil rights, and nonviolence. He was especially interested in Gandhian methods of nonviolent resistance. From the description of Collection, 1929-1941. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27995274 ...

Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981

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Political reformer. From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1975. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721453 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1974. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309721472 From the description of Reminiscences of Roger Nash Baldwin : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). Wor...

Olmstead, Frank Henry, 1858-....

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Young, Agnes Brooks, 1898-1974

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Angell, Norman, 1874-1967

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British political scientist. From the description of Letter : New York, N.Y., to [Georges] Schreiber, [ca. 1935]. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122597878 Author, journalist. From the description of Reminiscences of Sir Norman Angell : oral history, 1951. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309722800 Writer, pacifist, Nobel Peace Prize laureate. ...

Kendrick, Marjorie,

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Roodenko, Vivien,

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