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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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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-

Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
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Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
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Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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