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Civilian Public Service publications

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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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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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
 
Subject
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 6
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 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
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 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
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
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 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 -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
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Names
Brethren Service Committee 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
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A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 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
Delaware Valley Land Trust 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
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Haverford College 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lakey, George 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Movement for a New Society 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
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smith, Harlan 1
Smith, Reed 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Swarthmore College 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Waring, Bernard Gilpin 1
Waring, Theodora Elkinton 1
Waring, Thomas 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
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