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Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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Brent Dow Allinson was a World War One conscientious objector (CO), pacifist, author, and poet. Allinson was court martialed in 1918 from the US Army in World War One and served two years of hard labor at Leavenworth from July 30, 1918 to 1920.

Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of Brent Dow Allinson.

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