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Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors


Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1940-1954


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors; formed in July 1941; provided counsel and assistance to men who chose to be conscientious objectors to the military draft in World War II; headquarters were located in Berkeley, California; Allen H. Barr was executive secretary, Robert F. Leavens was chairman; also raised funds for conscientious objectors in Civilian Public Service camps.


0.13 linear ft. (1.5 linear inches.)


Collection is arranged chronologically.

General Note

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

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