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Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.
Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

Mobilization for Survival Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mobilization for Survival
Dates: 1977-

Peace Action Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-151
Abstract The Peace Action collection is a continuation of the SANE and SANE Education Fund (DG 58) collection, which also resides at the SCPC (the papers of the Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign are at the University of Missouri at St. Louis). It documents the merger of SANE and the NWFC, as well as the goals and work of the merged organization, through meeting minutes, correspondence, program files, press clippings and other publicity, statements and communications with Congress and other leaders, as...
Dates: 1986-

Physicians for Social Responsibility Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-175
Overview Founded in 1961 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by a group of physicians. PSR is an organization, and association of doctors concerned with the challenge of the nuclear age: "man's scientific knowledge now provides an unprecedented opportunity for medical and social advance; yet thermonuclear war poses a supreme threat to the health and survival of mankind." Since prevention is the only effective remedy, and therapy, these physicians are attempting to explore a new area of preventive medicine: the...
Dates: 1970-

Records of the Witness Coordinating Committee and of the Outreach Committees of New York Yearly Meeting

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Identifier: QM-NYy-600_799
Scope and Contents Records include minutes, reports, and general files of the New York Yearly Meeting committees particularly involved in carrying out the Quaker testimonies which involved outreach. Each committee is described and ennumerated separately, with reference to its predecessors and sucessors.
Dates: 1795-2011

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Topsfield Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-256
Overview The Topsfield Foundation was founded by Paul J.Aicher in 1982. Aicher, a former engineer later turned philanthropist created a Foundation to aid grassroots citizens' groups in working against nuclear proliferation. In 1984 the Foundation began publishing the state-by-state Grassroots Peace Directories to provide networking information for these organizations and the larger peace movement. In the mid-1980s Aicher created two additional projects: ACCESS, a security information service based in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1997

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
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Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Grassroots Peace Directory -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- Directories 1
Nuclear nonproliferation -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Information services -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
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Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- Directories 1
Quakers -- History -- Sources 1
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Social medicine -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 1
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Vermont 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Access (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 1
Aicher, Paul J. 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
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Avedon, Barbara 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Carter, Nick 1
Clark, Gordon 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Community Peace Squad (New York, N.Y.) 1
Cortright, David, 1946- 1
Cottom, Carolyn 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Deccy, Peter 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fulbright, J. William (James William), 1905-1995 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Green, Monica 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Halpern, Seymour, 1913-1997 1
Hartke, Vance 1
Jones, Dorothy B. 1
Koch, Ed, 1924- 1
Kreig, Florence Ain 1
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 1
Mobilization for Survival (Organization) 1
Morse, Wayne L. (Wayne Lyman), 1900-1974 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Conscription and the Military 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Legislation 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Peace in Vietnam 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Action Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Concerns Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Social Action Steering Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Sharing Fund Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Witness Coordinating Committee 1
Nuclear Weapons Freeze Campaign 1
OPTIONS (Organization) 1
Peace Action (Organization) 1
Peace Institute (New York, N.Y.) 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.) 1
Proxmire, William 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rainbolt, Rosemary 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Randell, Huldah W. 1
Reed, Donna, 1921-1986 1
Rees, Thomas M., 1925- 1
Riseman, Meta 1
SANE/FREEZE (Organization) 1
SANE/FREEZE: Campaign for Global Security 1
Shank, Duane 1
Shorr, Ira 1
Sicherman, Barbara 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Sobel, Roslyn 1
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 1
Topsfield Foundation 1
Weller, George, 1907-2002 1
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 1
White House Daily Meeting 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 1
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