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American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

Center on Conscience and War Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

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

Charles Thomas Hancock, II, New York Young Friends Correspondent papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC -296
Overview Charles Thomas Hancock, II, was a Quaker historian and activist. He served as a CO in World War II and was a member of Scarsdale Monthly Meeting and later Mount Toby Monthly Meeting. He served as editor of a newsletter, the New York Young Friends Correspondent from 1949-1951. The small collection contains largely business correspondence concerning the Correspondent, with some older Quaker material for reference. The Correspondent was published from 1939 to about 1951, supported by tbe two...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1949 - 1951

New York Yearly Meeting collection of militia regulations

 Collection — Container: folder
Identifier: SFHL-SC-283
Overview

The collection contains Quaker correspondence concerning various states' regulations on military conscription and conscientious objection in the early 19th century.

Dates: 1812, 1821

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan...
Dates: 1914-1970

Quaker Emergency Service records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-192
Abstract The collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project in Brazil; and writings by people outside the group. Of interest are transcript talks given by Peter F. Amoroso of the New York Department of Correction, and Austin H. MacCormick of the Osborne Association. There is also a carbon copy, attributed to John S. Gough, of the...
Dates: ca. 1941-1948

Josiah P. Marvel collected Quaker Emergency Service records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-221
Abstract Collection contains primarily Marvel's files on the wartime projects of the Quaker Emergency Service, 1942-1945, and its postwar Civilian Readjustment Committee, including typed minutes, 1947-1961. Also includes papers concerning the Spears Mobile Clinic which operated in Syria with the help of the Friends Ambulance Unit, including a typescript describing the mission; the dispersal of French funds, 1954-1958, raised by Mme. de la Noue for her Centre Guynemer and deposited with the Quaker...
Dates: 1942-1966

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Civilian Public Service 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
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New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Gough, John S. 1
Hancock, Charles Thomas "Tom", II, 1914-1997 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huston, Ora 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
MacCormick, Austin Harbutt, 1893- 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
Newton, Ray 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 1
Sherk, J. Harold 1
Tatum, Lyle 1
Toney, Raymond J. 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Will, Herman, 1915- 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yolton, L. William 1
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
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