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Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Rockland County Peace Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview

The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1930-1950

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  • Language: English X
  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief X
  • Subject: Peace -- Societies, etc. X

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
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Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1