• Title
    Second World War Pacifist Publications
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  • Creator
    Peace Pledge UnionMore Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Includes Peace News, 1940; Action, 1939; Peace Pledge Union pamphlets and leaflets including Peace Service Handbook, Can We Make Peace with the Dictators, A Call to Women to Resist War by Emmeline Pethick-Lawrence, Conscripting Christianity, God or the Nation by John Middleton Murry, The Meaning of Rearmament by Max Plowman, The Human Person and Society by Eric Gill; War Resisters’ International, British Union, Friends’ Home Service Committee, National Peace Council, Independent Labour Party Women’s Peace Campaign leaflets. Typescript of questions asked at Tribunal. Defence that is no defence by C. Joad, The Crime of conscription by E. I. Watkin, Common Sense Christianity and War by Gerald Vann; The Church and War by Evelyn Underhill, Law in War-Time by D. N. Pritt, Bombs Babies and Beatitudes by Donald Attwater, A review of the proceedings of the Appellate Tribunal (December 1939); The Phantom Broadcast by James Avery Joyce. Christian pamphlets include A Christian Substitute for Armaments by Leyton Richards. Also includes The London Tribunal Questions the C.O., War and the Colonies: a policy for socialists and pacifists (Pacifist Research Bureau), This Way Lies Peace! by George Hartley and Joseph Rowntree (Northern Friends Peace Board), Blessed are the Peacemakers (Council of Christian Pacifist Groups). To Conscientious Objectors placed on the military service register, leaflet by Central Board for Conscientious Objectors; other leaflets include Vera Brittain’s Letter to Peace Lovers
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research although 24 hours notice should be given before a research visit
  • Extent
    2 boxes
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