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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

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview

Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.

Dates: 1966-[on-going]

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

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

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-

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview

A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.

Dates: 1915-1917

Friends Peace and International Relations Committee Collected Materials

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Peace and International Relations...
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of printed material: form letters, minutes of meetings, newsletters, reports, news articles, and pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1890-1976

Friends Washington Peace Headquarters Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Washington Peace Headquarters
Dates: 1916

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

International Peace Society Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-International Peace Society
Abstract

The Society for the Promotion of Universal and Permanent Peace, also known as the London Peace Society, was founded June 14, 1816. Members were primarily Protestant, especially Quaker. Although its official platform was based on an absolutist pacifist stance, its members included peace workers who did not accept the full pacifist position. By 1930 it had taken the name of International Peace Society, having become incorporated with the International Christian Peace Fellowship.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1817-1948

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 12
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 12
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- Education 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Animal rights 1
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, English -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Church youth workers 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- England -- Weston-Super-Mare -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disinvestment -- South Africa 1
Draft -- United States 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Food supply 1
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Russia 1
Johns Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Militarism -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- 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 -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- England -- Weston-Super-Mare -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Great Britain 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Eaton, Robert Whittington 2
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Albright, William A. 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Beheiren 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Cary, John R. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Community Peace Squad (New York, N.Y.) 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends National Peace Committee (U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Washington Peace Headquarters (Organization) 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 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
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kabat, Paul 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace Committee 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Friends Peace and International Relations Committee 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on Conscription and the Military 1
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