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Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview

William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.

Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allinson, Brent Dow
Abstract

Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1918-1920

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

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

Bennett W. Andrews and Florence N. Andrews Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-209
Abstract

Bennett Andrews was an absolutist conscientious objector during World War II. He served a five year sentence Danbury Prison, a federal penitentiary, in Connecticut. There he worked in a number of positions in the prison. Bennett Andrews was released from prison on July 11, 1946 and received amnesty from President Truman in 1947. Florence Andrews (born in 1913) married Bennett on July 22, 1938. She was also a strong pacifist, who fully supported her husband's C.O. stance.

Dates: 1940-1950, 1979-1980

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Abstract

Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 133
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 46
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 29
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 26
Pacifists -- United States 21
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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 17
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 15
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Conscientious objectors -- United States 8
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 8
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifists 6
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United States 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 6
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
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Draft resisters -- United States 3
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
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Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
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Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism 2
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Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
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Women social reformers -- United States 2
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
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World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Academic freedom 1
Academic freedom -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Actors -- United States 1
African American Quakers 1
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Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
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Arbitration, Industrial -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Hiroshima-shi 1
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American Friends Service Committee 14
Civilian Public Service 13
War Resisters League 12
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 8
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 8
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 7
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
Finch, Henry Le Roy 5
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 5
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Baer, Gertrude 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Bromley, Ernest 4
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
McReynolds, David 4
Peacemaker Movement 4
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 4
Roodenko, Igal 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Berrigan, Philip 3
Bromley, Marion, -1996 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 3
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
Woods, Amy 3
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American Peace Society 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Early, Frances H. 2
Eastman, Crystal, 1881-1928 2
Episcopal Church 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Gara, Larry 2
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