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Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors
Dates: 1940-1946

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-510
Scope and Contents

Records of contributions and related correspondence of the Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1941-1945.

Dates: 1941-1945

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract

Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.

Dates: 1939-

Civilian Public Service publications

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

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

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

George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract

Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

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

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 13
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 13
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
I-W service 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Cooking, American 1
Food service 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Journey of Reconciliation, 1947 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker conscientious objectors 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Simplicity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Delaware 1
Society of Friends -- Maryland 1
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
Sustainable agriculture -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Voluntary simplicity movement -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1939-1945 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church 1
You don't have to ride Jim Crow! 1995 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 6
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
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Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Fuson, William Meeker 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Guetzkow, Harold Steere 1
Haverford College 1
Heifer Project 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Koinonia Farm 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Leavens, Robert F. 1
MCC U.S. 1
MCC U.S.. Peace Section 1
MCC U.S.. Peace and Justice Ministries 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Mennonite Central Committee. Peace Section 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Nelson, Clarence T. R. 1
Nelson, Juanita 1
Nelson, Wallace F. 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Operation Freedom (Organization) 1
Pacifica Foundation 1
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Richardson, Channing B. (Channing Bulfinch), 1917- 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Schumacher, Charles, 1919- 1
Smith, Harlan 1
Smith, Reed 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Smith, Russel I. 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Sterne, Richard S. 1
Swarthmore College 1
Third Camp (Organization) 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
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