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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

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
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African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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Names
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1