Mahatma Gandhi papers 1927-1948.

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Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. Mahatma Gandhi papers 1927-1948.

Mahatma Gandhi papers 1927-1948.

This collection consists primarily of 37 letters: 33 letters written by Mohandas K. Gandhi including twenty letters written to Reginald Reynolds between 1929 and 1946; six letters to Richard B. Gregg between 1927 and 1953; and single letters to Jane Addams, Horace Alexander, C.Y. Chintamani, John H. Holmes, Hannah C. Hull, Dorothy Newman, and one unknown recipient; copy of letter from Gandhi to Reynolds, copy of letter to A.J. Muste; letters concerning the collection from Richard B. Gregg to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection and from Reginald Reynolds to Charles F. Jenkins; and a letter from Syed Mahmud to Reginald Reynolds. Collection includes typescript copies of some letters; and a 1948 typescript by Reginald Reynolds about Gandhi's letters to him: "Letters from Bapu" (8 pages). Also includes one disc containing scanned images of the letters in TIFF format. Correspondence may be viewed online at Triptych, the Tri-College Digital Library. An online essay, Gandhi-Reynolds Correspondence in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection by Barbara E. Addison interprets the Mahatma Gandhi/Reynolds correspondence.

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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935

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Social reformer; founder of Hull House settlement, Chicago. From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Louis J. Keller, Chicago, 1912 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496308 From the description of Letter: Hull-House, Chicago, to Paul M. Angle, Springfield, Ill., 1932 June 24. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26496294 Founder of Hull House in Chicago. From the description of Cor...

Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958

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Reginald Reynolds was a British Quaker, author, journalist, and field secretary for the Friends Service Committee. Reynolds was associated with Mohandas K. Gandhi during the Indian civil disobedience movement in the early 1930s. He founded or was associated with various movements which worked for India's freedom from British colonial rule, notably the Indian Freedom Campaign. He was a conscientious objector to World War II. From the description of Reginald Reynolds collected papers, ...

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 ...

Chintamani, Chirravoori Yajneswara, Sir, 1880-1941

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1916-1923 and 1927-1936 member of United Provinces Legislative Council; 1920 and 1931 President of National Liberal Federation of India; 1921-1923 Minister of Education, United Provinces; Chief Editor of the Leader Epithet: politician Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001477.0x00007a ...

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...

Mahmud, Syed, 1889-1971

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Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989

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Horace G. Alexander; b. 1889 in Croyden, England; life-long member of the Society of Friends (Quakers); graduated with honors in history from Kings College, Cambridge University; director of Woodbrooke College, Birmingham, England; served as advisor to Mohandas K. Gandhi; wrote and published extensively about India; worked throughout the world for Indian rights; d. 1989, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA. From the description of Papers, 1916-1983. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). ...

Swarthmore College. Peace Collection.

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Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958

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Reginald Reynolds was a British Quaker, author, journalist, and field secretary for the Friends Service Committee. Reynolds was associated with Mohandas K. Gandhi during the Indian civil disobedience movement in the early 1930s. He founded or was associated with various movements which worked for India's freedom from British colonial rule, notably the Indian Freedom Campaign. He was a conscientious objector to World War II. From the description of Reginald Reynolds collected papers, ...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964

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American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

Newman, Dorothy K. (Dorothy Krall)

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Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958

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Absolute pacifist, suffrage leader, and policymaker and national officer of Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. From the description of Papers, 1889-1958. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 19278176 ...

Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948

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Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 2, 1869 - January 30, 1948), called Mahatma Gandhi, was the charismatic leader who brought the cause of India's independence from British colonial rule to world attention. His philosophy of non-violence, for which he coined the term satyagraha, influenced both nationalist and international movements for peaceful change. Gandhi's principle of satyagraha (from Sanskrit satya: truth, and graha: grasp/hold), often translated as "way of truth" or "pursui...