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Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers


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

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

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Reginald Reynolds was a British Quaker, author, journalist, and field secretary for the Friends Service Committee. Reynolds was associated with Mohandas K. Gandhi during the Indian civil disobedience movement in the early 1930s. He founded or was associated with various movements which worked for India's freedom from British colonial rule, notably the Indian Freedom Campaign [see essay about Reynold's relationship with Gandhi and the Indian independence movement.] He was a conscientious objector to World War II.

This collection consists of pamphlets, leaflets, and newspaper clippings, many concerning India and M.K. Gandhi. Gandhi's letters to and about Reginald Reynolds are available online.

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

Gift of Reginald Reynolds, circa 1948.

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Processed, and finding aid created, by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, October 2011.

Besides the Gandhi letters being removed for safekeeping, letters from Aldous Huxley and J. Nehru were also removed to the Restricted Collection.

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The Gandhi letters have been removed from the collection and access to the letters is provided online.

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, 1925-1955.
Box 1
Scope and Contents

letters from Aldous Huxley and J. Nehru removed to Restricted Collection

Correspondence with Charles Andrews, 1930-1931.
Box 1
Correspondence with Mohandes K. Gandhi [transcriptions].
Box 1
Correspondence with G. Heard, 1935.
Box 1
Reviews of and publicity for Reynolds' books.
Box 1
Writings: articles and poems.
Box 1
Writings: typescript "Letters from Bapu".
Box 1
Writings: pamphlets [catalogued].
Box 1
Reference material.
Box 1

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