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Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

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

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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

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract

Elliston P. Morris was a Quaker conscientious objector during WWII.

Dates: 1918, 1942-1968

Joseph C. Osborn Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Osborn, Joseph C
Abstract

Collection includes biographical information, correspondence, information about Osborn's academic work at Purdue University, 1936-1942, and about his draft orders and conscientious objection status; and information about Osborn's time in Civilian Public Service and CPS reunions in 1983 and 1986.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1986

Roland F. Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Roland F.
Overview

Papers of Roland F. Smith documenting his service in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during WWII, as well as family papers.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1981,1987-1990; 1981; 1992

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 10
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Food service 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Feasterville -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 5
American Friends Service Committee 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gara, Larry 1
Heifer Project 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Macedonia Cooperative Community 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Mental Health Foundation 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Osborn, Joseph C., 1911-1993 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Peace and Social Action Program 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Swarthmore College 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
Wilhelm, Jayne Tuttle 1
Wilhelm, Paul A. 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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