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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

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

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.
Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that he...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

David Cortright Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-101
Abstract David Cortright is an anuthor and antimilitarist. He was a co-founder of GI's United Against the War in Vietnam. After the early 1970s Cortright led several peace organizations, including SANE, Inc. and SANE/FREEZE. Cortright current serves as president of the Fourth Freedom Forum [ca. 1996 - date].
Dates: 1968 -

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 29
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Pensions -- United States States -- History -- Sources 1
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Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
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Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Investments -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
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Pacifism 1
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Prisoners' writings, American 1
Private schools -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon -- History -- Sources 1
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Quaker women 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
War Resisters League 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
McReynolds, David 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Peace Society 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Peck, James 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Peace League 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bourgeois, Roy, 1938- 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
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