Student Peace Union records, 1959-1967.


Student Peace Union records, 1959-1967.

Constitution, scattered minutes and correspondence, national office statements, press releases, working papers, college addresses, financial records, newsletters, pamphlets, and photos, relating to SPU's work against war and militarism. Correspondents include Philip G. Altbach, Stephen Amdur, Abraham Bassford, IV, William Dunsavage, Andrea Dworkin, Marc Paul Edelman, Jules Feiffer, Alfred Hassler, Charles Hook, Robert Karen, Joseph Kearns, Gail Paradise Kelly, C. Clark Kissinger, Robert F. Ment, Daniel A. Seegar, James Silver, and Steve Suffet.

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Dworkin, Andrea, 1946-2005 (person)

Author, critic, and radical feminist Andrea Dworkin was born on September 26, 1946, in Camden, New Jersey. She was the daughter of Sylvia (Spiegel), a secretary, and Harry Dworkin, a guidance counselor. In 1965, while attending Bennington College, Dworkin was arrested in New York City for protesting against the Vietnam War, and spent four days in the Women’s House of Detention. She later made headlines, publicizing her brutal treatment at the hands of staff, which led to a grand ju...

Suffet, Steve, (person)

Seeger, Daniel A. (person)

Hook, Charles (person)

In 1810, Robert Campbell, head of the Sydney merchant and shipping firm of Campbell and Co. was absent on a protracted visit to England and left Charles Hook in charge of the firm's interests in Australia. Hook, who was married to the sister of Robert Campbell's wife, was a recent arrival from India, where he had been a clerk and junior partner in the firm of Campbell's & Hook. His letter-book, kept between 14 May 1810 and 14 March 1815, contains a letter, dated 23 October 1810, reporting th...

Karen, Robert (person)

College Peace Union. (corporateBody)

Silver, James L., 1944- (person)

Edelman, Marc (person)

Kissinger, Charles C. (Charles Clark) (person)

Student Peace Union (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Founded at University of Chicago in 1959 as an organization of young people who believed that neither war nor the threat of war can be successfully used to settle international disputes; headquartered in Chicago until 1964 when SPU office was closed down and re-opened in New York; Feb. 1967 merged with Campus Americans for Democratic Action to become Independent Student Union. From the description of Records, 1959-1967. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 1546...

Kearns, Joseph (person)

Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. (corporateBody)

Dunsavage, William (person)

Feiffer, Jules (person)

Jules Feiffer, playwright. From the description of Carnal knowledge: typescript, 1988. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122430742 Scheduled for production at Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles, Calif. From the description of Grown ups : a play / by Jules Feiffer. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 740492054 Cartoonist, playwright, author, and illustrator. Born 1929. From the description of Jules Feiffer papers, 1919-1995 ...

Kelly, Gail Paradise (person)

Bassford, Abraham (person)

Altbach, Philip G. (person)

Ment, Robert F. (person)

Amdur, Stephen (person)

Hassler, Alfred, 1910- (person)