Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Raymond and Helen Binford Collected Papers, 1941-1946

Collection: CDG-A



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 not the official repository for this collection of papers.
Creator
Binford, Raymond and Helen
Title
Raymond and Helen Binford Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates
1941-1946
Call Number
CDG-A
Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
5 linear inches [papers only]
Abstract
Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years, before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina), during World War II.


Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
None
Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Raymond and Helen Binford, 1946? 1955?
Processing Information
Processed by Anne Yoder, April 2002. Finding aid revised by Andrew Ciampa, June 18, 2010.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Raymond and Helen Binford Collected Papers (CDG-A), 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



Historical Background

Raymond Binford served as President of Guilford College, High Point, North Carolina, for 16 years, before taking a leave of absence to become the director of Civilian Public Service Camp #19 (Buck Creek Camp, Marion, North Carolina), during World War II. He was an active Quaker for most of his life and was a member of the North Carolina Yearly Meeting. As a Friend and as President of Guilford he was held in high esteem by all and his advice on many matters was often sought. Helen Binford, his wife, was also beloved and worked together with her husband at Buck Creek Camp.

The material in this collection include correspondence, personal papers, newsclippings, and information on a research project done in the Bucks Creek CPS camp, under Dr. Binford's direction, for the Pacifist Research Council.





Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Correspondence, 1941
Correspondence, 1942
Correspondence, 1943
Correspondence, 1944 - 1946, undated
Miscellaneous newspaperclippings and pictures of the CPS camp and the Binfords
Correspondence with the Pacifist Research Council, 1942 - 1943
Research Papers by CPS camp members for the Pacifist Research Council Project



This file was last updated on June 23, 2010.