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William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview

William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.

Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

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

George Lakey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

Norman R. Morrison Memorial Fund Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norman R. Morrison Memorial Fund
Abstract

Includes correspondence (1965-1966), financial records, reports, newspaper clippings, Friends World College files about the award, and five folders (1965) (primarily receipts for contributions) concerning the Morrison Family Fund.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1965-1968

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview

Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.

Dates: 1917-1952

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1