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Archives & Manuscripts

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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

Extent

0.02 Linear Feet (0.25 linear inches)

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.

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)

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