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Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Two Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers were called for by the Joint Peace Board, the first was on December 4-7, 1945 and the second was on February 12-14, 1946. Sponsoring organizations were: American Friends Service Committee, Friends General Conference, Five Years Meeting of Friends, Baptist Pacifist Fellowship, Board of Social Missions of the United Lutheran Church, Brethren Service Committee, Commission of World Peace of the Methodist Church, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Disciples of Christ Social Action Committee, Episcopal Pacifist Fellowship, Evangelical and Reformed Pacifist Fellowship, Fellowship of Reconciliation (US Section), Jewish Peace Fellowship, Mennonite Central Committee, National Council for Prevention of War, National Peace Conference, Pacifist Research Bureau, War Resisters League, and Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (U.S. Section). Conscientious objectors in Civilian Public Service were also represented.

At the second conference, the Joint Peace Board was reorganized into the Consultative Peace Council.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear inch.)

Arrangement

The records are arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

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

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Swarthmore College Peace Collection Library

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