Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers, 1961-2009

Collection: CDGA



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
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.
Creator
Alloy, Evelyn (1916? - )
Title
Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates
1961-2009
Call Number
CDGA

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
5 linear inches [papers only]
Abstract
An activist for many peace and justice issues, including civil rights

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Evelyn Alloy, 2009-2011 [acc. 09-017, 10-080, 10-083, 10-090, 11-013, 11-016, 11-059]
Processing Information
Processed by Anne Yoder (Archivist), January 2012
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Evelyn Alloy Collected Papers, 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
none

Historical Background
Aged 95 in November 2011 when she took part in the Occupy Philadelphia demonstration/s [listen to a sound blurb], Alloy has been active in local civil rights and peace activities for many years. 

Collection Overview
This collection includes correspondence and material that helps to document Alloy's interests and activism.

Items removed:
- Photographs
1/ Evelyn Alloy holding Stephen Alloy (son), with Paul Robeson, 1958
2/ Evelyn Alloy with Linus Pauling & Emile Mazey, 1961
3/ six women at a "City protest[ing?] Dem. Party refusing to participate in Freedom Party"
4/ demonstration against the Vietnam War



 

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Biographical information
Correspondence: general [includes 1967 letter from Philip Berrigan]
Correspondence with Otto Nathan, 1965-1983
Correspondence with Ava Pauling, 1962-1965
Correspondence re: issues & Letters to the Editor written
Activism
Book reviews
Writings
Reference material: teaching nuclear issues
Reference material: Alternative Revenue Service packet, 1991

 


This file written on January 5, 2012