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A Quaker Action Group Records

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

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

Horace Champney Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-166

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Lee Stern Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-170

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-236

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

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A Quaker Action Group 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Champney, Horace 2
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Lakey, George 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Beheiren 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Ken 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Squire, DeCourcy 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wise, Christine, -1933 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
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