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Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allinson, Brent Dow

Scope and Contents

Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1918-1923

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Brent Dow Allinson was a World War One conscientious objector (CO), pacifist, author, and poet. Allinson was court martialed in 1918 from the US Army in World War One and served two years of hard labor at Leavenworth from July 30, 1918 to 1920.


0.04 linear ft. (.5 linear in.)

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of Brent Dow Allinson.

Related Materials

Youth and the Singing Shadows book of poetry by Brent Dow Allinson

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