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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

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

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-

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

 Collection
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

Margaret E. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-167
Overview Margaret E. Jones (1895-1984), daughter of William B. and Phebe Jones, was a birthright Quaker member of Moorestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in New Jersey. She was involved with the American Friends Service Committee for many years, first as a staff member, then serving on the Board of Directors. The collection contains scrapbooks kept by Margaret E. Jones while she was in Europe involved in relief work in 1933 and again from 1958-1959. Includes a number of photographs of places and...
Dates: 1937-1969

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 8
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 3
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
World War, 1939-1945 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
Quaker women 3
Quakers 3
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correspondence 3
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quakers -- History 2
Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 2
Society of Friends -- Japan 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
diaries 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
France 1
Germany 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- France 1
Japan 1
Japan -- History 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Missionaries 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Education -- Japan 1
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Refugees 1
Religion -- Study and teaching 1
Rhodes Scholarships 1
Sermons 1
Society of Friends -- Austria 1
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Austria 1
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- China -- Shanghai 1
Society of Friends -- France 1
Society of Friends -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Great Britain 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Serbia 1
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Language
English 15
German 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
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Haverford College 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cary, Stephen G. 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
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Council for International Service 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 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 Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Harvard University 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
MacMaster, Gilbert 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1958-1974 : New York, N.Y.). Workroom Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. New York Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Workroom Committee 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
O'Day, Caroline, 1875-1943 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Japan Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Mission Board 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Quaker International Centre (Belgrade, Serbia) 1
Quaker International Centre (Frankfurt am Main, Germany) 1
Quaker International Centre (Moscow, Russia) 1
Quaker International Centre (Thessalonikē, Greece) 1
Quaker International Centre (Vienna, Austria) 1
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