Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk).

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Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk).

Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk).

Includes correspondence, diaries, unpublished memoirs, writings, speeches, and sermons, reference files, and photographs. Also included are materials relating to the Amerian Civil Liberties Union (1940-1958), Brookwood Labor College (1919-1939), the Committee on Militarism in Education (1925-1943), Embassies of Reconciliation (1936-1967), and the National Peace Conference (1935-1947). Significant correspondents are Roger N. Baldwin, Percy W. Bartlett, Arthur W. Blaxall, Vera Brittain, Ormund E. Burton, Hildegard Goss-Mayr, Richard B. Gregg, Muriel Lester, Kaspar Mayr, Wilhelm Mensching, A.J. Muste, Přemysl Pitter, Henri Roser, Francis Bowes Sayre, Howard Schomer, Friedrich Siegmund-Schultze, Glenn E. Smiley, Douglas V. Steere, Evan W. Thomas, Charles A. Thomson, André Trocmé, and Woodrow Wilson.

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Embassies of Reconciliation.

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Bartlett, Percy W

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Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.)

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Founded in 1925 by John Nevin Sayre, Norman Thomas and E. Raymond Wilson to abolish compulsory military training in colleges and universities, and all military training in public high schools. Other executive members were Roswell P. Barnes, Tucker P. Smith, Edwin C. Johnson, and George A. Coe. Ceased operation in 1940. From the description of Records, 1925-1940. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 19046123 ...

Schomer, Howard

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Swarthmore College. Peace Collection.

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Roser, Henri, 1899-

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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...

Trocmé, André, 1901-1971

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Mayr, Kaspar, 1891-1963

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Thomson, Charles A. (Charles Alexander), 1893-1961

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Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972

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

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