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Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-New Zealand-Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand


Correspondence; mimeographed copies of minutes, notices and publicity materials.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1939-1984

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society; NZCPS; founded in March 1936 as the Christian Pacifist Society (CPS) of New Zealand by a Methodist minister, Ormund Burton, and his associate, A.C. Barrington; absolute pacifist group, supported conscientious objectors to war and opposed military training in schools; in later years, the CPS began to refer to itself more frequently as the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society, but the two names continued to be used interchangeably; ceased around 2002.


0.25 linear ft. (3 linear inches.)


Records are arranged chronologically.

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the archives of this organization.

Local Note

Many Quakers were associated with this organization.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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