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Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract

Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.

Dates: 1939-

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract

The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.

Dates: 1940-1980

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  • Subject: Conscientious objectors -- United States X
  • Subject: Conscientious objectors -- United States X
  • Names: Civilian Public Service X
  • Names: Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- X

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