Edgar R. Norton Collected Papers
Includes correspondence, notes and reminiscences, statement of conscience by Edgar Norton; correspondents include Harrop A. Freeman, Norman J. Whitney.
- Majority of material found within 1945-1949
- 1945-1949, 1960
- Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research without restrictions.
Biographical / Historical
Edgar R. Norton; Edgar Richard Norton; Ted Norton; born 1928 in New York state; lived in Glens Falls, New York; member of the Society of Friends (Quakers); conscientious objector to the military draft, he received a four month prison sentence in 1949 for his failure to register; Norton was offered probation if he registered, but he refused; Norton was defended by Harrop Freeman; although Norton did spend time in jail, his indictment was dismissed on August 8, 1950.
0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear inch)
Collection is arranged chronologically.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.
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