Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers, 1925-1955

Collection: CDGB Great Britain

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
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.
Reynolds, Reginald (1905-1958)
Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates
Call Number
CDGB Great Britain

Language of Materials
Materials in English
2.5 linear inches [papers only]
A British Quaker, author, journalist, field secretary for the Friends Service Committee, associate of Mohandas K. Gandhi, conscientious objector during World War II.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Usage Restrictions
Yes [partial: Gandhi letters have been removed]
Alternate Form of Material
Yes [partial: Gandhi letters have been digitized and may be viewed online]
Acquisitions Information
Gift of Reginald Reyolds, circa 1948
Processing Information
Processed by Anne Yoder (Archivist), October 2011
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers (CDGB Great Britain), 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
Mohandas K. Gandhi Collected Papers (CDGB India)

Historical Background
Reginald Reynolds was a British Quaker, author, journalist, and field secretary for the Friends Service Committee. Reynolds was associated with Mohandas K. Gandhi during the Indian civil disobedience movement in the early 1930s. He founded or was associated with various movements which worked for India's freedom from British colonial rule, notably the Indian Freedom Campaign [see essay about Reynold's relationship with Gandhi and the Indian independence movement.] He was a conscientious objector to World War II.

Collection Overview
This collection consists of pamphlets, leaflets, and newspaper clippings, many concerning India and M.K. Gandhi. Gandhi's letters to and about Reginald Reynolds in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection's Mohandas K. Gandhi Collected Papers are available online (http://triptych/cdm4/gandhi.php).


Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1
Biographical information
Correspondence, 1925-1955 [letters from Aldous Huxley & J. Nehru removed to Restricted Collection]
Correspondence with Charles Andrews, 1930-1931
Correspondence with Mohandes K. Gandhi [transcriptions]
Correspondence with G. Heard, 1935
Reviews of and publicity for Reynolds' books
Writings: articles and poems
Writings: typescript "Letters from Bapu"

Writings: pamphlets
-- Gandhi's Fast: Its Cause and Significance
-- India Calling
-- India, Gandhi and World Peace
-- The New Indian Rope Trick
-- Opportunity at Eighteen
-- That's Sedition -- That Was! Being a Collection of Notable Sayings by the Prime Minister And Other Persons Above Criticism
-- Violence In India: Is Congress to Blame

-- What Is War?
-- Why India?
-- You Remember Abyssinia? An Analysis of Events and Some Conclusions

Reference material

This file was last updated on August 21, 2015