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Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order


These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.


  • Creation: 1962


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

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Copyright and Rights Information


Historical note

Friends Witness for World Order was formed in 1961 from the Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness. Friends Witness organized a major march focused on disarmament in Washington D.C. from April 28 to May 1, 1962 which included a meeting with President Kennedy.


0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear in.)

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Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Friends Witness for World Order.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of various resources.

Separated Materials

Photos of Washington D.C. Witness removed to Photograph 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 by SCPC staff. Checklist prepared by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, May 1998.

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