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Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Baptist Peace Fellowship

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, brochures, program literature, and newsletters.

Dates

  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1940-

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Baptist Peace Fellowship (BPF), formerly called the Baptist Pacifist Fellowship, is an organization of Christian pacifists among Baptists, but not officially related to any denominational organization. Formed in New Jersey in 1940 to unite in a "positive stand for Christ's way of redemptive love." BPF is affiliated with the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) and was later absorbed by Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America.

Extent

0.83 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of the Baptist Peace Fellowship.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acc. 84A-34 is a later accession that was sent by Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America. About 4 folders were retained in this collection, while the rest consisted of reference material already available in the Peace Collection.

Related Materials

Related materials, including periodicals from this organization such as The Baptist CO, Baptist Peace Fellowship Newsletter, and PeaceWork, may be found by searching the library's online catalog.

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 or requesting repoductions from Swarthmore College Peace Collection Library

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