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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Abraham Egnal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-136
Overview

Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.

Dates: 1949-1968; Majority of material found within 1960-1968

Joseph Miller Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-193
Abstract

Joseph Miller was a mortgage banker; founder and president of Barco, Inc. He was an activist for peace and social justice causes such as welfare rights, including the Philadelphia Urban Finance Corporation and the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy.

Dates: 1960-1980

New Society Publishers Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-189
Overview

New Society Publishers was a cooperative business based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by members of Movement for a New Society in the late 1980s. New Society Publishers produced books on peace, social justice, and ecological topics. The Philadelphia office closed in December 1996 and a smaller for of the New Society Publishers business moved to British Columbia, Canada.

Dates: 1990-1996

Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia
Dates: 1935-1944

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract

Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1937-1943

Philadelphia Peace Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R....
Dates: 1924-1931

United Peace Chest of Philadelphia Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-194
Overview

The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: 1935-1955

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

Youth Committee for Total Disarmament Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Youth Committee for Total Disarmament
Dates: 1934-1938; Majority of material found within 1934-1936

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Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 9
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Names
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Lakey, George 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Movement for a New Society 2
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Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
Beheiren 1
Biasone, Maria 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Branson, J. Howard 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Champney, Horace 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clark, Joseph S. 1
Clark, Orton S. 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Egnal, Abraham, 1908- 1
Eldredge, David 1
Evans, Harold, 1928- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Frankford Peace Council 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottlieb, Sanford 1
Hardin, George C. 1
Hirshkowitz, Barbara 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Irwin, Agnes M. 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Keys, Donald 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
Miller, Joseph, 1912-1997 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.). Greater Philadelphia Council (Pa.) 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.). West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New Society Publishers. Philadelphia Office 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Council for World Peace 1
Philadelphia Mobilization Committee 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Philadelphia People's Bail Fund 1
Philadelphia Urban Finance Corporation 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Poling, Daniel A. (Daniel Alfred), 1884-1968 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
United Peace Chest of Philadelphia 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Youth Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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