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Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Reynolds, Reginald
This collection consists of pamphlets, leaflets, and newspaper clippings, many concerning India and M.K. Gandhi. Gandhi's letters to and about Reginald Reynolds are available online.


  • 1925-1955


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The Gandhi letters have been removed from the collection and access to the letters is provided online.

Copyright and Rights Information



3.4 Linear Feet (3.5 linear in.)


A British Quaker, author, journalist, field secretary for the Friends Service Committee, associate of Mohandas K. Gandhi, and conscientious objector during World War II.


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 [see essay about Reynold's relationship with Gandhi and the Indian independence movement.] He was a conscientious objector to World War II.

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Reginald Reynolds, circa 1948.

Separated Materials

Besides the Gandhi letters being removed for safekeeping, letters from Aldous Huxley and J. Nehru were also removed to the Restricted Collection.

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Processed, and finding aid created, by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, October 2011.
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Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Min Cheng in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Elisabeth Miller added the notes in Fall 2017.

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