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Civilian Public Service publications

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee...
Dates: 1815-2006

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract

The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.

Dates: 1941-1946

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

Gilbert White AFSC papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-816
Overview

Some papers of Gilbert F. White (1911-2006), a geographer and president of Haverford College, relating to some of his experiences serving the American Friends Service Committee during World War II and letters received while president of the college.

Dates: 1927 - 1947

William Huntington papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview

The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.

Dates: 1932-1984

Reed Smith papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-882
Overview

This collection contains the letters of Reed Smith during his time in Civilian Public Serice camps as a Conscientious Objector during World War II and during his relief work in France, Germany, and Poland after the war with the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1940-1947

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

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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

Swarthmore College Civilian Foreign Service Training Program records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J03
Overview During World War II, Swarthmore College offered relief and reconstruction training programs, initially at the graduate level for men in the Civilian Public Service (CPS), and later as an undergraduate major. This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, syllabi, reports, and other documents relating to Civilian Foreign Service (CFS) training programs at colleges and universities, particularly the CFS program at Swarthmore. The collection was compiled by J. Roland Pennock, a...
Dates: 1942-1946

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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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 6
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
International relief -- France 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food service 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- 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
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 1
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Brethren Service Committee 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Haverford College 2
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Swarthmore College 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 1
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Douglas, William O. (William Orville) 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hu, Shi, 1891-1962 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 1
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 1
Murrow, Edward R. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Padin, Jose 1
Pennock, J. Roland (James Roland), 1906-1995 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Smith, Harlan 1
Smith, Reed 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Waring, Bernard Gilpin 1
Waring, Theodora Elkinton 1
Waring, Thomas 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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