Peace Action, Inc. 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.
Overview and metadata sections
Peace Action, Inc. was founded around 1979 as the Disarmament Action Network (DAN). The name of the organization was changed name to Peace Action, Inc. about 1985. The group was begun informally by members of the American Friends Service Committee's Cambridge. Massachusetts office and was affiliated with the Walk for Peace, the Human Race/Runners Around the World, and Give Peace a Dance. Many of the organization's actions concerned the anti-nuclear movement of the period. Peace Action, Inc. was not connected to the national organization, Peace Action.
The collection includes: correspondence, administrative files, financial records, reference files; includes files for Peace Action, Inc., Disarmament Action Network and Give Peace a Dance.
This collection is unprocessed and remains in the order in which it was donated.
Gift of David Stuart, 2003 [Acc. 03A-083]
This collection is unprocessed; this finding aid was created by Wendy E. Chmielewski, September 2008; and updated September 2020.
- Disarmament Action Network (Cambridge, Mass. : 1979-1985)
- Give Peace a Dance (Organization)
- Peace Action, Inc.
- Human Race (Organization)
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Contact Swarthmore College Peace Collection staff at firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks in advance of visit to request boxes.
- Copyright to the Peace Action, Inc. records created by the organization has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
- Use Restrictions
involvement with the Council for a Nuclear Weapons Freeze
involvement (?) with Hands in Peace event
correspondence; involvements; efforts; writings; etc.