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Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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

Identifier: SCPC-DG-064

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

National Council for Prevention of War Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-023

The National Council for Prevention of War (NCPW) was directed by J. Frederick Libby for many years; it lobbied Congress and created educational peace material, among other activities and campaigns.

Dates: 1921-1975

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Beverage, Albion P. 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boeckel, Florence Brewer, 1885- 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Finucane, James F. 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Fosdick, Raymond B. (Raymond Blaine), 1883-1972 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
MacKnight, Jesse M. (Jesse Mackenzie), 1910- 1
Mackenzie, Gladys K. G. 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 1
Morgan, Laura Puffer, 1874-1962 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Committee on the Cause and Cure of War (U.S.) 1
National Council Against Conscription (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Newton, Ray 1
Ormsbee, Carrie Wyckoff 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 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
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Winder, Mary Ida 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
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