Collection RC0643 - John Barclay collection

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John Barclay collection

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  • 1937-1938 (Creation)

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11 photographs and negatives

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John Barclay (1898-1966) was active in the Peace Pledge Union in the late 1930s; he was one of the official sponsors of the Union in 1939. The photographs are of Peace Pledge Union activities and participants in 1937-1938 including John Barclay, Dick Sheppard, Maurice Rowntree, Vera Brittain, J. Middleton Murry, Max Plowman and others. Barclay's son, Anthony, has written a brief memoir of his father. It is located in the master file.

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Collection was acquired from Anthony Barclay in May 1991.


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