Records of the Center on Conscience and War, 1940-ongoing
[formerly NSBRO & NISBCO]

Collection: DG 025
Part II, Series G: Administrative and Program Records, 1948-1969


Contact Information
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399 U.S.A.
Telephone: 610-328-8557 (curator);
Fax: 610-690-5728
Email: wchmiel@swarthmore.edu (curator)
URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Descriptive Summary
Repository
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Creator
National Service Board for Religious Objectors; National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors; Center on Conscience and War
Title
Center on Conscience and War Records
Inclusive Dates
1940-ongoing
Call Number
DG 025

Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
670+ linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Administrative Information / Historical Background / Collection Overview / Arrangement / Etc.
See index page for information


Detailed Description of the Collection
Box 1
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC): referred to in Senate Internal Security Subcommittee report
Alternative service: formulation of proposals and regulations, 1956
Armed Services: discharge regulations; plans for release from service, 1951-1958
Armed Services: Army regulations, 1950-1968 [2 folders]
Department of Defense: policies concerning conscientious objectors in the Armed Services, 1958-1962
CCCO Executive Committee: meeting minutes, 1963-1968
Bail and fines, 1952-1953
Commission to Study the Military Draft, 1964
Civil defense, 1958-1962

Box 2
Civil defense 1958-1962 (continued)
Consultative Peace Council: correspondence 1959-1965 [2 folders]
Amish: Social Security concerns
Domestic Peace Corps, 1963
Department of Justice: instructions to Special Hearing officers, 1964
Draft Extension Authority, 1963
Draft law violators (C.O.s): survey, 1957-1961
Executive clemency, 1955-1959: rules governing petitions for
Federal criminal cases, 1952-1953: arrest; bond removal
Frozen Fund: correspondence, 1954-1959

Box 3
Frozen Fund: lawsuit to recover, 1954
General Hershey: visit to Far East, 1960
Immigration and naturalization
Immigration and naturalization: oath, 1952-1963
Labor unions: participation in, 1956-1958
Lawyers: correspondence, 1950-1952
Lawyers: list/s, 1952-1955
Manpower: utilization study, 1959
Military conscription and the conscientious objector: world-wide survey, 1962
Military oaths, 1963

Box 4
Naturalization, 1953-1958
Navy regulations, 1951-1967
Meeting with General Hershey, 1965 (January)
Military chaplaincy, 1959
Ministers: exemptions for, 1950-1956
National Selective Service Appeal Board
Noncombatant service, 1951-1954
Pardons/amnesty/clemency, 1952-1962
Parole procedures, 1952-1961
Parole, 1944-1954
Probation, 1954-1959
Refusal of induction, 1963
Reserve Forces Act, 1957: implementation
Reserve Officers Training Corps: general, 1954-1961
Reserve Officers Training Corps: Air Force regulations, 1953
Reserve Officers Training Corps: Army regulations, 1953
Reserve Officers Training Corps: Navy regulations, 1953
Selective Service System: Operation Bulletins, 1952-1967

Box 5
January-June, 1953
July-December, 1953
January-June, 1954
July-December, 1954


Box 6
Conscientious objector status, circa 1950-1951
Universal military training (UMT), 1951-1952
Background material re: UMT
Mennonite Central Committee: Peace Section -- correspondence, 1953-1954
Mennonite Central Committee: Voluntary Service Section -- correspondenceand reports, 1952
Mennonite Central Committee: Voluntary Service Section -- correspondence and reports, 1953
Mennonite Central Committee: Voluntary Service Section -- correspondence and reports, 1954

Box 7
Universal military training (UMT): legislation, 1952
Universal military training (UMT): legislation, 1955 [3 folders]
Board of Directors: memos (#101-200), 1952-1954
Board of Directors memos, 1957-1967

Box 8
Consultative Council: meeting, March 14, 1950
Consultative Council: meeting, June 29, 1948
Consultative Council: meeting, January 29, 1951
Consultative Council: meeting, June 11, 1951
Consultative Council: meeting, March 6, 1952
Consultative Council: meeting, November 7, 1952
Consultative Council: meeting, March 4, 1953
Board of Directors: meeting, March 30, 1949
Board of Directors: meeting, October 10: 1949
Board of Directors: meeting, May 23, 1950
Board of Directors: meeting, September 14, 1950
Board of Directors: meeting, November 27, 1950
Board of Directors: meeting, March 5, 1951
Board of Directors: meeting, May 19, 1951
Board of Directors: meeting, June 11, 1951
Board of Directors: meeting, September 19, 1951
Board of Directors: meeting, November 16, 1951
Board of Directors: meeting, February 14, 1952
Board of Directors: meeting, December 3, 1952
Board of Directors: meeting, September 12, 1952
Board of Directors: meeting, June 4, 1952
Board of Directors: meeting, March 5, 1952
Consultative Council: special luncheon, September 21, 1956
Consultative Council: meeting: March 26, 1957
Consultative Council: meeting, April 13, 1959
Board of Directors: meeting, September 26, 1963
Board of Directors: meeting, November 21, 1962
Spring Meeting, 1969
Special Meeting, April 13, 1964
Board of Directors: Memos (#201- )

Box 9
ROTC: HR 8130
ROTC: Report on the Conscientious Objector and the Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1963
ROTC: Universities/colleges: A-G [collective file]
ROTC: Hampton Institute, Virginia
ROTC: Universities/colleges: H [collective file]
ROTC: Howard University, Washington, D.C.
ROTC: Idaho State College
ROTC: University of Illinois
ROTC: Indiana University <--> Maryland State
ROTC: University of Maryland
ROTC: University of Massachusetts <--> University of Nebraska
ROTC: University of Nevada
ROTC: University of New Hampshire <--> School of Mines and Metallurgy, Missouri
ROTC: University of Scranton <--> Seton Hall University
ROTC: Sienna College, New York
ROTC: South Dakota State College <--> South Carolina State College
ROTC: Southern Illinois University
ROTC: State University of South Dakota <--> West Virginia State College
ROTC: West Virginia University
ROTC: Wheaton College <--> Xavier University

Box 10
ROTC: questionaire A-D
ROTC: questionaire E-R
ROTC: questionaire S-Z
Institutions with Optional ROTC (errors in CCCO pamphlet)
ROTC: survey, 1954
ROTC: literature
ROTC, 1965
ROTC: general

Box 11
C.O. film: insurance receipts for mailing
C.O. film: "Alternatives"
C.O. film: correspondence, meetings, and production plans [5 folders]

Box 12

C.O. film: correspondence, meetings, and production plans [2 folders]
C.O. film: rental of [2 folders]



This file was last updated on September 16, 2015