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SOA Watch Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-207

The SOA Watch was founded in 1990 by Catholic peace activist, Father Roy Bourgeois. The organization tracks and monitors the work of the School of the Americas (SOA), renamed the "Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation," (WHISC), in 2001. The WHISC is a combat training school for Latin American military personnel, located at Fort Benning, Georgia. The SOA Watch is a direct action protest organization.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1986-

Peace Collection Subject Files

 Record Group
Identifier: SCPC-SF
Scope and Contents Ellen Star Brinton, the first Curator of the Swarthmore College Peace Collection (1935-1951), established the Subject File as a way to organize miscellaneous material. There are two subject file collections: Subject File #1 refers to material, apoproximately 1952-current, collected since Brinton's time as curator, or material from Subject File #2 which has been incorporated into Subject File #1. Some items are cataloged individually in the library catalog....
Dates: 1890-

Letters of Nonviolence Project Records

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Letters of Nonviolence Project

Includes correspondence (2002-2004) to and from Daniel Berrigan, Kathy Boylan, Mary Dean, Joyce Ellwanger, Lisa Hughes, Carol Gilbert, Elizabeth McAlister, Ardeth Platte, Byron Plumley, and Michael Wisniewski.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2002-2004

Mary B. Herzel Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Herzel, Mary B. Collected Papers

Herzel was a peace activist and prolific writer of letters to the editor, from the Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area.

Dates: 1980-2013

School of the Americas

 File — Box DG 040: Series Later Accessions: Subseries 11A-005: 4

School of the Americas

Scope and Contents

This collection is part part of Subject File #1. This collection includes general materials, including protests against the School of the Americas (SOA). Additional material includes acc. 2022-041 (gift of Selina Gallo-Cruz).