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Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Center on Conscience and War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract

The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.

Dates: 1940-1980

Edgar R. Norton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norton, Edgar R.
Abstract

Includes correspondence, notes and reminiscences, statement of conscience by Edgar Norton; correspondents include Harrop A. Freeman, Norman J. Whitney.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1949; 1945-1949, 1960

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2