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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters.

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Wesley Brown papers

Call Number: JWJ MSS 229
Scope and Contents:

The Wesley Brown papers consists of original and photocopied material related to the writer Wesley Brown. The papers primarily contain the creative writing of Wesley Brown, including novels, plays, poems, short stories, film scripts, correspondence, and reviews related to these writings. The papers also include legal documents related to Wesley Brown’s refusal to be inducted into the armed services in 1972.

Dates: 1967-2017

Henry Hale Bucher, Jr. Papers

Call Number: RG 250

Correspondence, writings, and collected material document the life and work of Henry Hale Bucher, Jr., focusing on his participation in ecumenical study and mission abroad programs, his work with the University Christian Movement and other organizations concerning Middle East and Jewish-Christian issues, and his draft resistance during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1936-2013

William Sloane Coffin, Jr. papers

Call Number: MS 1665

The papers include correspondence, subject files, writings, clippings, audio and video recordings, and other materials that document the career of William Sloane Coffin, Jr. The collection includes documentation relating to the civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, amnesty for war resisters, the Peace Corps, Operation Crossroads Africa, and Yale University during the time when Coffin served as chaplain of Yale University.

Dates: 1916-2006

Robert C. Wilhelm papers

Call Number: MS 2065
Abstract: This collection documents the anti-war activism of Robert C. Wilhelm who was part of the faculty at Yale University. Wilhelm participated in several anti-war groups in New Haven, including the Committee of Fifteen, a group of Yale faculty and staff, and the American Independence Movement. The majority of the collection consists of ephemera, including newspaper clippings, bulletins, statements of organizations, and booklets. Newspaper clippings are from both Connecticut-based and national...
Dates: 1967-1971