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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 National Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview

A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.

Dates: 1915-1917

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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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

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements -- 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
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Food service 1
International relief 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
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Brethren Service Committee 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 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
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Frankel, Morton 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends National Peace Committee (U.S.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
War Resisters League 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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