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American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single news letter and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1942-1947

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Overview Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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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

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 2
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- France 1
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Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food service 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Social service -- Religious aspects 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
correspondence 1
newsletters 1
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A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
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Brethren Service Committee 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1