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Raymond Binford and Helen Binford Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Binford, Raymond and Helen

Scope and Contents

The materials in this collection include correspondence, personal papers, newsclippings, and information on a research project done in the Bucks Creek CPS camp under Dr. Binford's direction for the Pacifist Research Council.


  • Creation: 1941-1946


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Copyright and Rights Information


Biographical Note

Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College in High Point, North Carolina for 16 years before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp in Marion, North Carolina) from circa 1941-1944 during World War II. He was an active Quaker for most of his life and was a member of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting. As a Friend and as President of Guilford he was held in high esteem by all and his advice on many matters was often sought. Helen Binford, his wife, was also beloved and worked together with her husband at Buck Creek Camp.


0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)


Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina) during World War II.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Raymond and Helen Binford, 1946? 1955?

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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 Yoder, Archivist, April 2002.

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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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