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Robert Horton Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Horton, Robert


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.


  • Creation: 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 ft. (2.5 linear inches.)

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