Alternatives to Violence Project USA 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
Alternatives to Violence Project; AVP; founded in 1975 by inmates at Greenhaven Prison (New York) working with the Quaker Project on Community Conflict; now a nationwide and worldwide association of volunteer groups offering experiential workshops in conflict resolution, responses to violence, and personal growth; the workshops target prisons, communities, and schools.
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for the records of the Alternatives to Violence Project.
For the catalog record for this collection and to find materials on similar topics, search the catalog record at Alternatives to Violence Project Records (DG 271)
- Photographs removed to the SCPC Photograph Collections
- Betamax, VHS, and CD materials removed to the SCPC Audiovisual Collection
- Posters removed to the SCPC Poster Collection
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
- Copyright to the Alternatives to Violence Project, USA records created by the organization has been retained by the organization. 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.
The material in this series had been in the Alternatives to Violence Collected Document Group (CDG-A).