Swarthmore College Peace Collection

Abraham Egnal Papers, 1949-1968

Collection: DG 136





Contact Information

Swarthmore College Peace Collection
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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/records.
Creator
Egnal, Abraham (1908 - )
Title
Abraham Egnal Papers
Inclusive Dates
1949-1968
Call Number
DG 136
Language of Materials
Materials in English
Extent
1.5 linear feet [papers only]
Abstract
Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.

Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
None
Usage Restrictions
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Alternate Form of Material
None
Acquisitions Information
Gift of ______
Processing Information
Processed by SCPC staff. This finding aid created by Kathy Sun, February 2013.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Abraham Egnal Papers (DG 136), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
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Historical Background
Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.







Detailed Description of the Collection


Box 1
Checklist
Minutes, Conference Group on the Economics of Disarmament, 1963-1964
Minutes, 1960-1968
Correspondence, 1960-1968
Financial Records, 1965-1968
Literature, Clippings, Form Letters, 1963-1965
Literature, Clippings, Form Letters,
1966-1968
Publications, 1960-1967 A SANE Report; SANE Action Memo; Bulletin

Box 2
Political Action, 1962-1963
Political Action, 1964: Correspondence
Political Action, 1966
Political Action, 1966-1968
Background for talk on Vietnam, undated
Vietnam Meeting, March 25, 1965; Correspondence, Minutes, Releases
SANE Foreign Policy Statement, 1968
Turn Toward Peace Easter Peace Walk, 1962, 1963
Labor Day Rally, September 13, 1964
TTP Minutes, 1963-1967
Street Speaking, July 1965
International Days of Protest March and Rally, March 24-25, 1966 Hiroshima-Vietnam Parade August 6, 1966
End the Draft Caravan, April-May, 1967

Box 3
Philadelphia Mobilization Committee, February 1967-June 1967
Philadelphia Mobilization Committee: Financial Records
Lists; PMC, Vietnam Summer and others
Vietnam Summer, 1967
Philadelphia Mobilization Committee "March on the Pentagon", October 21, 1967 [2 folders]
Asia, 1949-1951
Cameron, James. Articles on Vietnam, December 7-10, 1965
Civil Defense, 1960-1964
Disarmament, 1960-1964

Box 4
Dominican Republic, 1965
Fallout-Nuclear Testing, 1959-1963
Ratification of the Test Ban Treaty, 1963
Vietnam [3 folders]
Miscellaneous


This file was last updated on March 5, 2013.