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National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-186

Scope and Contents

Many files in this collection belonged in the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund Records (DG 155) and were removed there. The rest was sorted by type. Scores of newsletters were found in the files, especially in the state/local folders, and were removed. Instead of putting a removal form in place of every newsletter, a list of the newsletters was made and is available in box 1.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1982-2022

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

The collection is open for research use.

Physical Access Note

All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Contact Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff at peacecollection@swarthmore.edu at least two weeks in advance of visit to request boxes.

Copyright and Rights Information

None.

Historical Note

The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee was formed in September 1982 at a National Action Conference of the War Resisters League and the Center on Law and Pacifism. The was headquartered successively in East Patchogue, New York, Seattle, Washington, and Monroe, Maine. Its supporters promote war tax resistance on the national level. The periodicals published the organization have been: Network News (1984-1993) continued by More Than a Paycheck (1993- ). The NWTRC is not to be confused with the organization War Tax Resistance, begun in New York, New York in 1969.

Extent

11 Linear Feet (22 boxes + 3 unprocessed boxes (Acc. 2023-025))

Overview

The National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee was formed in September 1982 at a National Action Conference of the War Resisters League and the Center on Law and Pacifism. Its supporters promote war tax resistance on the national level. The NWTRC is not to be confused with the organization War Tax Resistance, begun in New York, New York in 1969.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of NWRTCC and Mary Loehr, 1995-2018 [accs. 95A-094, 96A-088, 01A-019, 01A-061, 02A-049, 04A-023, 06A-036, 2015-066, 2016-005, 2018-056]

Separated Materials

  1. Slide Set 0043 “Conscience and War Taxes”
  2. Videorecording 152 "War Tax Resistance on Donahue, April 1990
  3. Multimedia kit 19 "More Than a Paycheck: War Tax Resistance in America"
  4. Newsletters removed to the Periodical Collection

Legal Status

Copyright to the National War Tax Resistance Coordinating Committee records created by the organization has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

A portion of this collection is unprocessed. Contact the Swarthmore College Peace Collection at peacecollection@swarthmore.edu for more information.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2018: The file list was standardized in Summer 2017 by Min Cheng in preparation for importing into ArchivesSpace. Elisabeth Miller added the notes in Fall 2017.
  • 2023: The extent and date ranges were updated and a processing note was added in order to reflect accession 2023-025 by Laura Melbourne in December 2023.

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