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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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...
Dates: 1965-1973

Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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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-

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Edward Smedley diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-073
Overview

Diary of Edward Smedley, written while at the conscript barracks in Philadelphia after being drafted for the American Civil War. Entries describe Smedley's experiences as a drafted soldier and non-combatant prisoner in Philadelphia, including religious reflection, visits from family members, and military preparations.

Dates: 1863

Lee Stern Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

Charles C. Walker Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walker, Charles C.
Abstract

Collection consists of biographical material about Charles Walker, correspondence (1975) "from somewhere in India" newsletters, pamphlets, and reports.

Dates: 1957-1983

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Subject
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Prisoners' writings, American 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Chester County (Pa.) 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Government, Resistance to 1
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
United States 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
War tax resistance -- United States 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Work camps -- Pennsylvania 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 6
A Quaker Action Group 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 3
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Champney, Horace 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Ken 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeVault, Don 1
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Frankel, Morton 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Gregonis, Peter 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Haverford College 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Klein, Yvonne 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
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