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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

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

 Collection
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

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1156
Overview

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux...
Dates: 1735-1822

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

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

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American Friends Service Committee 9
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Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
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A Quaker Action Group 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Haverford College 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Lakey, George 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Newton, Ray 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless family 2
Smedley family 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Williams family 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Arnold family 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends (Stony Run) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beheiren 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Blood, Peter, -1946 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Francis G. 1
Brown, Lydia Neal Janney, 1844-1925 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
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