Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Robert Levering Papers, 1967-1972

Collection: DG 080


Contact Information
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399
U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator)
Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator)
URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
Levering, Robert E.
Title
Robert Levering Papers
Inclusive Dates
1967-1972
Call Number
DG 080

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
2 feet [papers only]
Abstract
Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Unknown
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff. This finding aid was updated by Wendy E. Chmielewski, May 2010.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Robert E. Levering Papers (DG 080), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law

Online Catalog Headings
These and related materials may be found under the following headings in online library/archival catalogs.
See tripod record


Related Collections
A Quaker Action Group Records (DG 074)
National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam Records (DG 075)
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice Records (DG 084)


Historical Background
Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Collection Overview
Reports, memoranda, nonviolent training materials, and publications, relating to Levering's work with A Quaker Action Group, American Friends Service Committee, Friends Peace Committee, New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, and People's Coalition for Peace and Justice; together with scattered correspondence, published and unpublished mss. of writings, notes on meetings and for speeches, clippings, peace buttons, and sound recording tapes. Includes material relating to Levering's meetings with representatives of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam, Provisional Revolutionary Government of the Republic of South Vietnam, and other Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotian groups, on behalf of the People's Coalition for Peace and Justice in Paris, 1972. Topics include draft resistance, anti-war movement, nonviolence, Gandhi, anti-corporate activities, and AQAG demonstrations against chemical and biological warfare. Speakers on the tapes include Marvin Davidov, Narayan Desai, Danilo Dolci, Susan Dworkin Levering, Staughton Lynd, Bradford Lyttle, Christopher Meyer, Chuck Noell, Lawrence Scott, Simeon White, and Ronald J. Young.






Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Checklist
Draft Counselor Training Materials, 1967-1968
Democratic National Convention Chicago, 1968
A Quaker Action Group, 1969-1970
Miscellaneous Papers, Draft Resistance, etc., 1968-1971
Training re Anti-Vietnam War Coalition Actions, 1969-1971
Training re Friends Peace Committee and American Friends Service Committee, 1968-1971
Spring Actions, 1971 (4 folders)  

Box 2

Spring Actions, 1971 (2 folders)
People’s Coalition for Peace and Justice Fall Offensive, 1971 (2 folders)
Automated Air War Campaign, 1971-1972
Paris Trip for People’s Coalition for Peace and Justice, Spring 1972 (2 folders)
Miscellaneous, 1972



This file was last updated on May 31, 2010.