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Committee for Nonviolent Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-017
Overview CNVA was one of the first American peace groups to focus on nonviolentdirect action including civil disobedience. Its purpose of organizing imaginative and dramatic protest demonstrations on both land and sea attracted radical pacifists and called the attention of the American public to the atrocities of nuclear warfare. CNVA's first protest action was a vigil held outside the atomic weapons test grounds in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 1957. In the second half of its existence CNVA efforts began to...
Dates: 1958-1968

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview

Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-186
Overview

The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee was formed in September 1982 at a National Action Conference of the War Resisters League and the Center on Law and Pacifism. Its supporters promote war tax resistance on the national level. The NWTRC is not to be confused with the organization War Tax Resistance, begun in New York, New York in 1969.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-

New Call to Peacemaking Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-143
Overview

New Call to Peacemaking began as a cooperative effort of Brethren, Quakers and Mennonites. It was founded in 1975 to reinvigorate the understanding of and commitment to nonviolence and peacemaking within those faith communities. After 1982, a decision was made to shift the direction of New Call from revitalizing the peace testimony within the historic peace churches to more contact and relationship with other Christian groups open to the search for a more faithful peace witness.

Dates: 1976-1983

Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-239
Overview

This collection includes correspondence (1981-1985), administrative files, financial records, minutes of Board of Directors' meetings (1990-2008), and publicity materials. Much of the correspondence is to, or from, Ed Pearson, a founder and National Coordinator of CMTC. The collection includes information about international war tax resistance efforts, nonviolent direct action campaigns, and grants made from interest on the escrow account.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-2008

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

Philadelphia War Tax Resistance Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-182
Overview

The Philadelphia War Tax Resistance was an organization that advocated nonviolence in order to end war, racism, sexism, and human exploitation, as well as promoted nonpayment of taxes that funded war and defense. This collection includes correspondence, administrative files, court records, financial records, minutes of meetings, periodicals, and reference files.

Dates: 1967-1992

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Church of the Brethren -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Historic peace churches -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
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Names
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
War Resisters League 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
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McReynolds, David 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conscience & Military Tax Campaign-U.S 1
Corner, Betsy 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Everyman (Ship) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Haverford College 1
Haworth, Neil D. 1
Herrick, Scott 1
Kehler, Randy 1
Keyes, Gene 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazar, Edward 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
McAlister, Elizabeth 1
Movement for a New Society 1
National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (U.S.) 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 1
Nelson, Juanita 1
Nelson, Wallace F. 1
New Call to Peacemaking (Organization) 1
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Nonviolent Action Community of Cascadia 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pearson, Ed 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia War Tax Resistance 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Polaris Action 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 1
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Salstrom, F. Paul 1
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 1
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Stevens, Carolyn 1
Swann, Robert S. 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
University Friends Meeting (Seattle, Wash.) 1
Vidal, Gore, 1925- 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
War Resisters' International 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
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