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The Peacemaker collection, 1949-1992

 Collection
Identifier: US-06-03

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.

Dates

  • 1949-1992

Creator

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.

Extent

3.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Abstract

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.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library

Title
Finding aid for the The Peacemaker collection, 1949-1992
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Maggard
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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