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Harry Gray Nugent Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nugent, Harry Gray


The collection includes court cases of Harry Gray Nugent; also some information about Lester Packer.


  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1952

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Harry Gray Nugent; a pacifist Jehovah's Witness who refused military service during the Korean War. He was convicted of draft evasion; the Supreme Court ruled that the conviction was proper despite Nugent's contention that he was denied a fair hearing.


0.08 linear ft. (1 linear inch)


Collection is arranged chronologically.

General Note

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

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