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Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Alloy, Evelyn

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence and material that help to document Alloy's interests and activism.


  • Creation: 1961-2009


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use


Biographical Note

Evelyn Alloy (born circa 1917) was active in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Women Strike for Peace (WSP), and the US-China People's Friendship Association. Alloy is the author of Working Women's Music.

In November 2011, Alloy took part in the Occupy Philadelphia demonstrations at the age of 95. Alloy has been active in local civil rights and peace activities for many years.


0.417 linear ft. (5 in. - 1 box)


This collection documents Alloy's activism for many peace and justice issues, including civil rights.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Evelyn Alloy, 2009-2011 [acc. 09-017, 10-080, 10-083, 10-090, 11-013, 11-016, 11-059]

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Separated Materials


  1. Evelyn Alloy holding Stephen Alloy (son), with Paul Robeson, 1958
  2. Evelyn Alloy with Linus Pauling and Emile Mazey, 1961
  3. Six women at a "City protest[ing?] Dem. Party refusing to participate in Freedom Party"
  4. Demonstration against the Vietnam War

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Processing Information

Processed by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, January 2012.

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Revision Statements

  • 2017: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Mary Olesnavich in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Tessa Chambers added the notes in Fall 2017.

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