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Archives of the Peace Pledge Union [microform]


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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The archives of the Peace Pledge Union offer insight into the working and effectiveness of the most significant British pacifist organization of the 20th century. The PPU played a central role in the debates on appeasement, air raid precautions, conscription; it also aided in the relief of Jewish refugees. Many leading public figures gave their support, including Frank Crozier, Edmund Blunden and Siegfried Sassoon. Other notable pacifists who joined the PPU including Aldous Huxley and Vera Brittain.

Microfilm of originals in private hands.

Type of reproduction--Microfilm.; Place of reproduction--Brighton, Sussex :; Agency responsible for reproduction--Harvester: Date of reproduction--1987-.. Physical description of reproduction--27 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Series statement of reproduction--(Pacifism, disarmament, and international relations ; ser. 3).

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