David McReynolds papers, 1943-1978.

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David McReynolds papers, 1943-1978.

Papers document McReynolds' activities with the War Resisters League and as a Socialist. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, both professional and personal; most of the business correspondence relates to the War Resisters League, with a lesser amount about the Socialist Party. The personal correspondence is restricted during the lifetime of Dave McReynolds. Also includes minutes, releases, convention reports and publications, datebooks, articles by McReynolds, and newsclippings about him; also, pamphlets and reports from various organizations with which McReynolds was connected. Correspondents include: Steve Allen, Philip Altbach, Noam Chomsky, Richard L. Deats, Barbara Deming, Ralph DiGia, Peggy Duff, James H. Forest, Robert Gilmore, Paul Goodman, Edward P. Gottlieb, Sanford Gottlieb, Thich Nhat Hanh, Michael Harrington, Alfred Hassler, Nat Hentoff, Donald F. Keys, Bradford Lyttle, Stewart Meacham, Tracy D. Mygatt, James Peck, Robert Pickus, Devi Prasad, Igal Roodenko, Muriel Rukuyser, Allan Solomonow, John M. Swomley, Jr., Arlo D. Tatum, Norman Thomas, Arthur I. Waskow, George Willoughby, Frances Witherspoon, Beverly Woodward, Frank P. Zeidler, and Howard Zinn.

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