World Without War Council
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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bollens, Jack
Abstract Charles E. Chatfield was professor of history at Wittenberg University (Springfield, Ohio), from 1961-1999. Chatfield was an authority on peace history and international affairs, and has written or edited numerous books and articles on peace and antiwar movements, including Peace/MIR a collaborative effort between U.S. and Soviet academics. Chatfield taught courses at Wittenberg that focused on historical methodology and on U.S. progressive, urban and diplomatic history. He also directed the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1958-2006
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Abstract Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council
Abstract Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.