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Archives & Manuscripts

George Lakey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-259

Dates

  • 1974-1984

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear in.)

Biographical / Historical

George Lakey combined the roles of pacifist, activist, teacher, and writer. He was imprisoned for civil rights sit-ins; he taught at the Martin Luther King School of Social Change, Haverford College, and the University of Pennsylvania. He co-chaired A Quaker Action Group and was project director of the voyage of the Phoenix, a sailing ship which transported medical supplies to North and South Vietnam during the Vietnamese Conflict.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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