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Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1917-1974

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

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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-

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

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Rockland County Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview

The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1930-1950

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Overview Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

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Names
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
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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
Davidov, Marv 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends National Peace Committee (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Noell, Chuck 1
O'Day, Caroline, 1875-1943 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Rockland County Peace Association (Rockland County, N.Y.) 1
Sayre, Kathleen Whitaker 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
White, Simeon 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Youth Peace Group (U.S.) 1
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