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Robert Levering Papers

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Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Reports, memoranda, nonviolent training materials, and publications, relating to Levering's work with A Quaker Action Group, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Peace Committee, New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, and People's Coalition for Peace and Justice; together with scattered correspondence, published and unpublished mss. of writings, notes on meetings and for speeches, clippings, peace buttons, and sound recording tapes. Includes material relating to Levering's meetings with representatives of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, and other Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian groups, on behalf of the People's Coalition for Peace and Justice in Paris, 1972. Topics include draft resistance, anti-war movement, nonviolence, Gandhi, anti-corporate activities, and AQAG demonstrations against chemical and biological warfare. Speakers on the tapes include Marvin Davidov, Narayan Desai, Danilo Dolci, Susan Dworkin Levering, Staughton Lynd, Bradford Lyttle, Christopher Meyer, Chuck Noell, Lawrence Scott, Simeon White, and Ronald J. Young.

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

Acquisitions information is unknown.

Processed by SCPC staff. This finding aid was updated by Wendy E. Chmielewski, May 2010.

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection
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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

Checklist.
Box DG 080: 1
Draft Counselor Training Materials, 1967-1968.
Box DG 080: 1
Democratic National Convention Chicago, 1968.
Box DG 080: 1
A Quaker Action Group, 1969-1970.
Box DG 080: 1
Miscellaneous Papers, Draft Resistance, etc., 1968-1971.
Box DG 080: 1
Training re Anti-Vietnam War Coalition Actions, 1969-1971.
Box DG 080: 1
Training re Friends Peace Committee and American Friends Service Committee, 1968-1971.
Box DG 080: 1
Spring Actions, 1971.
Box DG 080: 1
Scope and Contents

(4 folders)

Spring Actions, 1971.
Box DG 080: 2
Scope and Contents

(2 folders)

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Fall Offensive, 1971.
Box DG 080: 2
Scope and Contents

(2 folders)

Automated Air War Campaign, 1971-1972.
Box DG 080: 2
Paris Trip for People's Coalition for Peace and Justice, Spring 1972.
Box DG 080: 2
Scope and Contents

(2 folders)

Miscellaneous, 1972.
Box DG 080: 2

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