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Hugh Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-032
Overview Hugh Richardson was born in England in 1864. He was a science instructor, lecturer, editor and author. During World War I, he visited prisoner-of-war camps in Scotland on behalf of the Emergency Committee of the Society of Friends and sent the prisoners seeds, linoleum, a sheet of rubber for printing, a stereoscope, a kaleidescope, writing tablets, and books. He lobbied for the non-payment of taxes until the end of the war, proposed disarmament by general agreement, and was against supporting...
Dates: 1905-1934

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  • Subject: World War, 1914-1918 X
  • Library: Swarthmore College Peace Collection X
  • Names: Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 X