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Pacifists--20th century--United States--Archives

 Subject
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Collection on Peace Activism

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0096
Scope and Contents

The Collection on Peace Activism brings together several donations received from individuals associated with members of the Berrigan family and others involved with peace activism. Created in March 2014, this collection contains correspondence, publications, and ephemera documenting peace activism and activists.

Dates: circa 1969-2018

Daniel Berrigan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0098
Scope and Contents The Daniel Berrigan papers document the work of Daniel Berrigan, Jesuit priest, social activist, poet, author, and playwright, from the 1980s through 2016. Dan’s writings and materials highlight his activities, commitment to peace and social justice issues, and show how his Catholic faith guided his response to these issues. Materials in this collection have been created and collected by Dan. Biographical materials include newspaper and magazine articles, interviews, and awards. The majority...
Dates: 1941-2016; Majority of material found within 1997-2016

Elmer Maas Plowshares collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0094
Scope and Contents

The Elmer Maas Plowshares collection dates from the 1940s to 2005, with the majority of materials starting in the 1970s. The collection is separated into two series: Plowshares and Legal Research Files. The Plowshares series includes files about specific actions, general information about Plowshares, writings by Maas, photographs, and videos. The Legal Research Files include various files Elmer Maas maintained about legal topics such as justification and jury nullification.

Dates: 1940s-2005; Majority of material found within 1970s-2005

Jerome C. Berrigan papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0005
Scope and Contents The Jerome C. Berrigan Papers documents the life and career of Jerome “Jerry” Berrigan as well as the materials he collected as the Berrigan family historian. Biographical materials about Jerry include newspaper articles, academic records, speeches and essays, personal bibles, correspondence and documents about his career as an educator, and articles and writings by and about his wife and children. Jerry’s speeches span the dates 1957 to 2008 and address educational, civil rights,...
Dates: 1886-2011; Majority of material found in 1970-2003

Murray Polner papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0073
Scope and Contents

The Murray Polner papers reflect the research of Polner as he wrote Disarmed and Dangerous: The Radical Life and Times of Daniel and Philip Berrigan. Research materials for the book included in this collection were primarily gathered by Polner in 1993-1996 from publications, archives, the Berrigan family, those who knew them, and Polner's collection of materials on the peace and anti-nuclear movements. Reactions to the release of Disarmed and Dangerous are also included.

Dates: 1959-2013; Majority of material found within 1968-1995

Philip Berrigan and Elizabeth McAlister papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS0097
Scope and Contents The Philip Berrigan and Elizabeth McAlister papers document the work of social activists, peace protestors, and authors Phil Berrigan and Liz McAlister, spanning the 1960s to 2000s. Materials in this collection have been created or collected by Phil and Liz. Biographical materials include newspaper and magazine articles about Phil, Liz, and Daniel Berrigan, awards, Bibles, photographs, and files about their children Frida, Jerry, and Kate. Most of these materials are from the 1990s to 2000s....
Dates: 1930-2012; Majority of material found within 1970-2008