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A Quaker Action Group Records

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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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

American Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Dates: 1828-1947

American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts
Dates: 1938-1939

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

Clergy and Laity Concerned Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-120
Overview The collection includes minutes (1966-1973), correspondence (1965-1978), material on Clergy and Laity Concerned's programs and projects, Clergy and Laity Concerned (CALC) publications and posters, press releases, clippings, photographs, and files on local CALC groups, particularly the Metropolitan Chicago Chapter (1969-1981). Also included are files of the newspaper American Report (1970-1974) and material relating to Help Unsell the War, a mass media campaign in 1971-1972. Correspondents...
Dates: 1965-1983

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-135
Overview The Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice was initated in 1974 to "call for disarmament, a simultaneous shift of economic priorities away from militarism and toward meeting domestic and global human needs, and removal of the causes of war." When the Walk ended on October 18, 1976 at the Pentagon in Washington D.C., walkers had covered 8,000 miles through 34 states.
Dates: 1975-1978

Emergency Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Committee
Dates: 1931-1933

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

Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-013
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Dates: 1915-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 34
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Subject
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 7
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 4
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements 2
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
College students -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
College students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Japan -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Courts of last resort -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Johns Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Laity -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mediation, International -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Militarism -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- United States 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Awards 1
Peace -- Awards -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace-building -- International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
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Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
McReynolds, David 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Newton, Ray 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
War Resisters League 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
American Peace Society 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Camp, Kay 2
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fernandez, Richard R. (Richard Ritter) 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Gara, Larry 2
Hedemann, Ed 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Meacham, Stewart 2
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Samuel, Pat 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Sewall, May Wright, 1844-1920 2
Smiley, Glenn E. 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Sterner, Beverly 2
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Abercrombie, Daniel Webster, 1853-1932 1
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acts for Peace (Organization) 1
Affeldt, Allan 1
Agus, Jacob B. (Jacob Bernard), 1911-1986 1
Alexander, Joseph G. (Joseph Gundry), 1848- 1
Alexander, Magnus W. (Magnus Washington), 1870-1932 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alperovitz, Gar 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Amdur, Stephen 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Union for Concerted Peace Efforts 1
American Woman's Republic 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Armentrout, Barbara 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Arvio, Raymond Paavo 1
Ashly, Coleen 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Bassford, Abraham 1
Baugher, Norman J., 1917-1968 1
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