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Archives & Manuscripts

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry

Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Biographical / Historical

Larry Gara; conscientious objector to World War II, served three-year prison term as a result; professor of history and government at Bluffton College (Ohio) and Wilmington College (Ohio); Quaker; writes on war resistance, history of dissent, and anti-slavery movements.

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (0.25 linear inches)

Language

English

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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