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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

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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-

Friends Medical Society records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1199
Overview

The Friends Medical Society, a Quaker organization that was founded in 1950. The collection includes information about their programs around the world along with information on its members, predominantly medical doctors.

Dates: 1950-2006

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

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

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

Dates: 1915-1917

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

Friends World Committee on Consultation records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1004
Overview

Three separate sets of records of Friends World Conferences, the first through the third, dated 1926-1952.

Dates: 1926-1929, 1934-1937, 1949-1952

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

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 26
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 25
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 11
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 15
Quakers 12
correspondence 12
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 7
Quaker women 6
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Society of Friends 6
diaries 6
Quakers -- History 5
Quakers -- Social life and customs 5
Society of Friends -- Japan 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 4
Society of Friends -- Charities 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
International relief -- France 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
photographs 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Charities -- France 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief 2
International relief -- Germany 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
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Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Indiana 2
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Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
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Society of Friends -- Arizona 2
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Society of Friends -- France 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 2
Society of Friends -- Iowa 2
Society of Friends -- Jamaica 2
Society of Friends -- Missions 2
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 2
Society of Friends -- New Mexico 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 2
Society of Friends -- North Carolina 2
Society of Friends -- Oklahoma 2
Society of Friends -- Oregon 2
Society of Friends -- Texas 2
Society of Friends -- Washington (State) 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
family papers 2
financial records 2
lecture notes 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
postcards 2
speeches (documents) 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 63
German 1
 
Names
Haverford College 7
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Swarthmore College 5
Brinton, Anna Cox 4
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Society of Friends 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Quaker United Nations Office 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Earlham College 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Conference 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American Friends Fellowship Council 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
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Bean family 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Edward 1
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