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Christian Pacifist Society of New Zealand Collected Records


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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New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society; NZCPS; founded in March 1936 as the Christian Pacifist Society (CPS) of New Zealand by a Methodist minister, Ormund Burton, and his associate, A.C. Barrington; absolute pacifist group, supported conscientious objectors to war and opposed military training in schools; in later years, the CPS began to refer to itself more frequently as the New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society, but the two names continued to be used interchangeably; ceased around 2002.

Records are arranged chronologically.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the archives of this organization.

Many Quakers were associated with this organization.

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