Robert Horton Collected Papers
Collection includes biographical information about Robert Horton; consists primarily of materials gathered for a manuscript titled The Power of the Powerless, a series of biographies and interviews of conscientious objectors to war and those imprisoned for their beliefs.
- Majority of material found within 1948-
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Robert Horton, 1900-1991; peace and social justice activist; Methodist minister; pacifist; Quaker; served in the American Friends Service Committee's Peace Education section; supported conscientious objectors to war; visited prisoners in federal and military prisons, and founded Prisoner Visitation and Support in 1968.
0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear inches.)
- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Horton, Robert, 1900-1991
- Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 -- Power of the powerless
- Methodist Church -- Clergy -- History -- Sources
- Prison reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Prisoner Visitation and Support (1971-)
- Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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