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Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Swarthmore Students for Disarmament Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Swarthmore Students for Disarmament
Dates: 1957-1962

Topsfield Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-256
Overview The Topsfield Foundation was founded by Paul J.Aicher in 1982. Aicher, a former engineer later turned philanthropist created a Foundation to aid grassroots citizens' groups in working against nuclear proliferation. In 1984 the Foundation began publishing the state-by-state Grassroots Peace Directories to provide networking information for these organizations and the larger peace movement. In the mid-1980s Aicher created two additional projects: ACCESS, a security information service based in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1997

Unitarian Universalist Peace Network Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-159
Overview Established in 1984 to strengthen peace work among Unitarian Universalists and interfaith communities, the goup was especially concerned with the international arms race and nuclear proliferation. Directors included Stephen M. Shick, Carol Powers, Stephanie Nichols. The headquarters were in Philadelphia, Pa. and sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Unitarian Universalist Peace Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office,...
Dates: 1983-1991

United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-178
Overview

This organization was founded in March, 1988 as the U.S. Coalition of the International Comprehensive Test Ban Campaign. It was formed as a coalition of peace groups to raise public awareness of nuclear testing issues, and to call on governments to initiate testing moratoria and to undertake negotiations for a comprehensive test ban. Carolyn Cottom was its first Chair. The group changed name its name in 1989 to the United States Comprehensive Test Ban Coalition.

Dates: 1986-1996

Walk for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walk for Peace
Dates: 1958

Washington Peace Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-252
Overview The Washington Peace Center was formed in 1963 upon the dissolution of the Peace Action Center of Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to educate the public on peace issues through youth programs, conscientious objector/draft counseling, film screenings, speakers, workshops on peace topics, discussions, and the publication of a newsletter. Its mission statement as of 2013 includes : "The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2013

Cora Weiss Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-222
Overview Cora Weiss is a peace and social justice leader and activist. She is a supporter of the United Nations, an early member of Women Strike for Peace, a leader in the anti-Vietnam war movement in the United States. In the 1970s Weiss was the director of the Riverside Church (New York, NY) Disarmament Program. Weiss was also active with SANE, SANE/Freeze, Peace Action, and The Hague Appeal for Peace. Weiss became president of the International Peace Bureau in 2000. She has always been active in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-

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

Alice Wiser Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-203
Overview

Alice Wiser was a Quaker and had trained as a social worker and psychological counselor. She dedicated the last ten to fifteen years of her life to both peace and women's rights. Wiser was instrumental in organizing the peace tent for the second United Nations Conference on Women held in Nairobi, Kenya in 1985. After the conference Wiser continued to organize around these issues, traveling around the world to interview women and talk about peace. Wiser died from breast cancer in 1995.

Dates: 1976-1991

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Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 14
Peace movements -- United States 13
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Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 8
Antinuclear movement 7
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 7
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 5
Women and peace 5
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Women and peace -- United States 5
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Nuclear disarmament 4
Nuclear facilities -- Environmental aspects -- United States 4
Antinuclear movement -- Great Britain 3
Arms control -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear disarmament -- Great Britain 3
Nuclear weapons (International law) -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear weapons -- Great Britain 3
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 3
United States 3
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- Great Britain 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antimissile missiles -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- Citizen participation -- History -- Sources 2
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 2
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
MX (Weapons system) -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear arms control -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear nonproliferation -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Trident (Weapons systems) 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement -- Australia -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- England -- Berkshire 1
Antinuclear movement -- Florida -- Lee County -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Florida -- Port Charlotte -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Illinois -- Chicago Region -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Merrimack River Valley (N.H. and Mass.) 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- Nevada Test Site -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Zealand -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- North Carolina -- Greenville -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- Harrisburg -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- Main Line -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Rhode Island 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Vermont -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- West (U.S.) -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- Economic aspects -- United States 1
Arms control -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- United States 1
Arms control -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- Economic aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
American Friends Service Committee 7
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 5
Lyttle, Bradford 5
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Omaha Action (Project) 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 4
Cousins, Norman 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Gottlieb, Sanford 3
Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (Organization) 3
Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp 3
Keys, Donald 3
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 3
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Women Strike for Peace 3
Affeldt, Allan 2
Aldridge, Robert C. 2
American Peace Test (Organization) 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Chavez, Daniel 2
Chicago Area Faculty for a Freeze on the Nuclear Arms Race 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Clark, Joseph S. 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Cortright, David, 1946- 2
Cottom, Carolyn 2
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Folsom, Franklin, 1907-1995 2
Frank, Morton 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Huntington, William R. 2
Illinois Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign 2
Melman, Seymour 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Campaign to Stop the MX (U.S.) 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Nebraska Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932-2020 2
PRO-Peace (Organization) 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Peace Action (Organization) 2
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
SANE/FREEZE (Organization) 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
United Nations 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Walk for Peace (Project) 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abington Coalition for a Nuclear Arms Freeze (Pennsylvania) 1
Abolition 2000 1
Access (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Aftel, Jacob 1
Aicher, Paul J. 1
Alabama Freeze Coalition 1
Alabama Nuclear Freeze Campaign 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1
Ames Bilateral Freeze Campaign (Iowa) 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
April Action (Organization) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashly, Coleen 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Backe, John 1
Baez, Joan 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Ben-Levi, Cass 1
Benton, Marjorie Craig 1
Bergen County Freeze Campaign (New Jersey) 1
Berman, Aline 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Beyond Nuclear (Organization) 1
Bigelow, Sylvia 1
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