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Archives & Manuscripts

Robert E. Dickinson Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dickinson, Robert

Abstract

Collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, documents relating to Dickinson's arrests, information about resistance to the Vietnam War and the Harrisburg Eight, war tax resistance, Dickinson's letters to congress and to editors, specifications for his "My Lai" sculpture, and a poem signed "Roberta Dickinson"; collection also includes photographs.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1969-1974

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Robert E. Dickinson; Robert Elliott Dickinson; Bob Dickinson; Roberta Dickinson; received B.Arch. degree from the University of Southern California; architect, sculptor, Quaker; lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where he practiced architecture and participated in Quaker protest vigils and other nonviolent actions, and was arrested in 1971 and 1972; married to Meg Dickinson; occasionally signed his name as "Roberta Dickinson" on manuscript poetry and other writings.

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)

Description rules
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