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Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Alloy, Evelyn
This collection includes correspondence and material that help to document Alloy's interests and activism.


  • 1961-2009


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection


Copyright and Rights Information



0.417 Linear Feet (5 in. - 1 box)


This collection documents Alloy's activism for many peace and justice issues, including civil rights.

Biographical note

Aged 95 in November 2011 when she took part in the Occupy Philadelphia demonstration/s [listen to a sound blurb], Alloy has been active in local civil rights and peace activities for many years.

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Custodial History

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Evelyn Alloy, 2009-2011 [acc. 09-017, 10-080, 10-083, 10-090, 11-013, 11-016, 11-059]

Separated Materials

  1. Evelyn Alloy holding Stephen Alloy (son), with Paul Robeson, 1958
  2. Evelyn Alloy with Linus Pauling and Emile Mazey, 1961
  3. Six women at a "City protest[ing?] Dem. Party refusing to participate in Freedom Party"
  4. Demonstration against the Vietnam War

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 by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, January 2012.


Description rules

Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Mary Olesnavich in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Tessa Chambers added the notes in Fall 2017.

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