Nonviolent Peaceforce 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.
Overview and metadata sections
Co-founded by peace activisits David Hartsough and Mel Duncan in 2002, the Nonviolent Peaceforce is an unarmed civilian peace force that works internationally by protecting civilians in conflicts and helping to resolve conflicts peacefully through dialogue. Records include the early development and planning of the organization, funding and financing, media and publicity attention the organization received, committee minutes, international trip reports, and training of the civilian peacekeepers. There are also papers dealing with activities of the co-founders prior to the Nonviolent Peaceforce from the 1990s, with a focus on Bosnia and Yugoslavia.
This collection remains in the order in which it was donated.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers/records.
Gift of Nonviolent Peaceforce, 2016 [Acc. 2016-035]; 2017 [Acc. 2017-029]
This collection is unprocesed and remains in the order in which it was donated. This finding aid was created by Chloe Lucchesi-Malone, and updated by other SCPC staff.
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
- Copyright to the Nonviolent Peaceforce 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