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Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
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

Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview

These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.

Dates: 1962

George Lakey Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

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Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1