Item type: Letter Date: 1916 Description: Letter from a conscientious objector, F.C. Crowther, requesting a witness to speak on his behalf at his tribunal hearing.
Item type Letter Date 1958 = 1959 Description Title “From: the Earl Russell, O.M.F.R.S.” (Order of Merit, Fellow of the Royal Society). Letter of 20th November 1962, from Earl Russell to Mr A.E.Smith, honorary secretary of Bradford CND, thanking him for his good wishes during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Bertrand Russell was born in 1872, […]
War must be renounced as well as Denounced. Item type Poster and sandwich board Date 1937 Description Poster board dating from 1937, carried in Peace Pledge Union marches. In October 1934 Canon Dick Sheppard, an Anglican priest and pacifist, wrote to the press, calling on men to send him postcards declaring their rejection of war. […]
Church of England Pacifists Item type Banner Date 1961 Description Banner carried by the Anglican Pacifsts group on the march from Aldermaston to London in 1961 (printed on both sides). During Easter 1958 the CND-backed anti-nuclear march from London to the Atomic Weapons Establishment at Aldermaston in Berkshire attracted up to 10,000 participants. This first […]
Description Poster explaining what a Nuclear Free Zone is in different langauges, published by Manchester City Council. On 5th November 1980 Manchester City Council became the first local authority in Britain to declare itself a ‘Nuclear Free Zone’. The Council was against the siting, production and transport of nuclear material in the area for which […]
This exhibition examines the Nobel Peace Prize, looking at individual winners as well as being a critical appraisal of the Prize itself.