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Daniel Berrigan and Philip Berrigan Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Berrigan, Daniel and Philip


Collection consists of printed correspondence, leaflets, pamphlets, news clippings, other writings by and about Daniel Berrigan and Philip Berrigan.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1964-


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Daniel Berrigan, S.J. (1921-2016) was a Roman Catholic priest, peace activist, and poet. Philip Berrigan (1923-2002) was a peace activist, author, and former Roman Catholic priest who served in World War Two and was married to Elizabeth McAlister. Both brothers protested the Vietnam War and were active in various peace, antiwar, and civil rights movements, including the Plowshares Movement. Both were for a time on the FBI Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list for acts of vandalism including destruction of government property.


0.21 Linear Feet (1/2 box)


Records. arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for these papers.

Related Materials

  1. Civil Disobedience Subject File (SF)
  2. Harrisburg Defense Committee Collected Records (CDG-A)
  3. Washington's Birthday Defense Committee (CDG-A)
  4. John Dear Papers (DG 201)


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