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Archives of the Peace Pledge Union [microform]

 Collection — othertype: Reels 140.1-140.27
Identifier: SCPC-Reels-140.1-140.27


Archives of the Peace Pledge Union and the Non-Violence Commission and associated youth organizations. Part 1: Annual reports, 1937-1985 and minute books , 1936-1972. Part 2: The Pacifist, the PPU Journal, PPU monthly; Bulletin of the Non-Violence Commission; pamphlets, leaflets and other publications, 1937-1985. Also includes the archives of the Campaign Against Arms Trade.


  • Creation: 1936-1986

Biographical / Historical

The archives of the Peace Pledge Union offer insight into the working and effectiveness of the most significant British pacifist organization of the 20th century. The PPU played a central role in the debates on appeasement, air raid precautions, conscription; it also aided in the relief of Jewish refugees. Many leading public figures gave their support, including Frank Crozier, Edmund Blunden and Siegfried Sassoon. Other notable pacifists who joined the PPU including Aldous Huxley and Vera Brittain.


27 Reels (2 pts.)



General Note

Microfilm of originals in private hands.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--Brighton, Sussex :; Agency responsible for reproduction--Harvester: Date of reproduction--1987-.. Physical description of reproduction--27 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Series statement of reproduction--(Pacifism, disarmament, and international relations ; ser. 3).

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