The Peacemaker collection, 1949-1992
Scope and Content
This collection consists of The Peacemaker newspaper and miscellaneous pamphlets and newspapers, including The Catholic Worker, that focus on nonviolence, women's liberation, resisting the draft, and refusing to pay taxes that support war.
- The Peacemaker (Organization)
Language of Materials
The records are in English
Restrictions on Access
This collection is open for research.
History of Peacemakers
The Peacemaker organization was founded in April of 1948 and advocated nonviolence and disarmament. The original Peacemaker group was organized in Chicago and had approximately 250 members. A newspaper entitled The Peacemaker, was published by members in Cincinnati and in other areas of the country. The newspaper reported information on individuals who refused paying of taxes or refused to register with the Selective Service and included general articles on feminism and pacifism.
3.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
This collection consists of The Peacemaker newspaper and miscellaneous pamphlets and newspapers focusing on nonviolence, women's liberation, resisting the draft, and refusing to pay taxes that support war.
Statement of Arrangement
The collection is arranged by material type and then chronologically.
Archives and Rare Books Library
- Finding aid for the The Peacemaker collection, 1949-1992
- Edited Full Draft
- Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Maggard
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Code for undetermined script
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English