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Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers


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

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Evelyn Alloy (born circa 1917) was active in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), Women Strike for Peace (WSP), and the US-China People's Friendship Association. Alloy is the author of Working Women's Music.

In November 2011, Alloy took part in the Occupy Philadelphia demonstrations at the age of 95. Alloy has been active in local civil rights and peace activities for many years.

This collection includes correspondence and material that help to document Alloy's interests and activism.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.

Gift of Evelyn Alloy, 2009-2011 [acc. 09-017, 10-080, 10-083, 10-090, 11-013, 11-016, 11-059]

Processed by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, January 2012.

  1. Evelyn Alloy holding Stephen Alloy (son), with Paul Robeson, 1958
  2. Evelyn Alloy with Linus Pauling and Emile Mazey, 1961
  3. Six women at a "City protest[ing?] Dem. Party refusing to participate in Freedom Party"
  4. Demonstration against the Vietnam War

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The collection is open for research use.

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law
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Collection Inventory

Biographical information.
Box 1
Correspondence: general.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

[includes 1967 letter from Philip Berrigan]

Correspondence with Otto Nathan, 1965-1983.
Box 1
Correspondence with Ava Pauling, 1962-1965.
Box 1
Correspondence re: issues and Letters to the Editor written.
Box 1
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Book reviews.
Box 1
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Reference material: Teaching nuclear issues.
Box 1
Reference material: Alternative Revenue Service packet, 1991.
Box 1

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