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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
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

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview

Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.

Dates: 1955-1962

Robert O. and Margaret C. Blood Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-263
Overview

Robert O. and Margaret C. Blood were active Quakers, members of Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting, MI. The collection contains primarily the papers of Margaret Blood, including correspondence, writings, journals (mostly fragments) after about 1960. There are also some writings by Robert Blood including student papers and articles for periodicals, as well as material on their joint counseling workshops and papers concerning their son, Peter Blood, and the draft during the Vietnam era.

Dates: 1942-1999

Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1917-1974

Mary G. Cary and John R. Cary papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-038
Overview

This collection includes letters, documents, and photographs of 18th, 19th, and early 20th century family members mostly of the Quaker Cary, Cope, Elkinton, Gilpin, Newlin, Stokes, and Waln families.

Dates: 1780-1920

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
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

Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-042
Abstract

This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.

Dates: 1864-1865

Joseph Scattergood (collector) An account of the Free Quakers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-113
Abstract This volume contains the collection of Joseph Scattergood of original and manuscript copies of documents relating to the Free Quakers, bound by his son George Scattergood. The Free Quakers disagreed with the strict disownment policy for members of the Society of Friends who fought in the Revolutionary War. Led by Samuel Wetherhill, this group wanted to practice Quakerism without the strict rules of discipline and disownment. The papers in Scattergood's collection include petitions, published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1781-1885 [ 1781-1802]

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 11
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 10
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 3
 
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection 5
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 5
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
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Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
correspondence 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control 1
Asylum, Right of -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Authors, English -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious Objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
Conscientious objection -- World War, 1914-1918 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) 1
Conscientious objectors -- North America -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- Netherlands 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Friesland (Netherlands) -- History 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief -- History -- Sources 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Marriage counselors 1
Militarism -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace Movements -- Congresses 1
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Blood, Peter, -1946 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Newton, Ray 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
War Resisters' International 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Albright, William A. 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Peace Society 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Bissell, Faith 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Blood, Margaret C. (Margaret Cheek), 1918-1999 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brayley, Miriam E. 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Church Peace Union 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cope family 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
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