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Nonviolent Peaceforce, Philadelphia Area chapter Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nonviolent Peaceforce, Philadelphia Area


Collection includes, leaflets, minutes of meetings, printed correspondence including emails. Correspondents include Clarkson Palmer.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 2001-


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Records of the Philadelphia area chapter of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a global non-profit organization headquartered in Brussels, Belgium, with offices in the United States and other countries; Nonviolent Peaceforce is an international group of civilians working together to expand the power and potential of nonviolent peacemaking; NP works to promote and implement unarmed civilian protection as a tool for reducing violence and protecting civilians in situations of violent conflict; David Hartsough (a Quaker peace activist) and Mel Duncan initiated the Nonviolent Peaceforce in 1999 at the Hague Appeal for Peace, and convened it in 2002 at Surajkund, India; the first peace team was deployed in 2003, in Sri Lanka.


0.04 Linear Feet (.5 linear inches.)

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

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