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A Quaker Action Group Records

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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

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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

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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

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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

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

American Friends' letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

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

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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

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-

"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: 1807-1987

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 45
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 26
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Subject
diaries 17
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 15
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 12
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 12
Quakers -- Diaries 11
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 8
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Quaker women 7
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 6
Antislavery movements -- United States 6
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 6
Quakers 6
Quakers -- History 6
Society of Friends -- Education 6
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- New York (State) 5
Quakers -- Virginia 5
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 5
Abolitionists 4
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History 4
Society of Friends 4
Society of Friends -- United States 4
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 4
account books 4
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Children -- United States -- History 3
Conscientious objection 3
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Motherhood -- United States -- History 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quaker women -- United States 3
Quakers -- Correspondence 3
Quakers -- Family relationships 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 3
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 3
Society of Friends -- Sermons 3
Society of Friends -- United States -- History 3
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- 19th century 3
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public Opinion 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
correspondence 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
Abolitionists -- United States 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Freedmen -- Southern States 2
Haverford (Pa.) 2
Indians of North America -- Missions 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Oneida Indians 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches 2
Poetry -- Women authors 2
Quaker women -- Diaries 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Canada 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Maryland 2
Quakers -- Massachusetts 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 2
Quakers -- Persecutions 2
Quakers -- Poetry 2
Quakers -- Race relations 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Quakers -- United States 2
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 2
Quakers -- Virginia -- Diaries 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Civilian Public Service 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Haverford College 4
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
Sharpless family 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Newton, Ray 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Lakey, George 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 2
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 2
Rotch, William, 1759-1850 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Smedley family 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Taylor family 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
Taylor, George Washington 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
Waln, Nicholas, 1742-1813 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 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 family 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 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
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
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