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Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

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

Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview

These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.

Dates: 1962

George Lakey Papers

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

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

Lawrence Scott Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 1
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Names
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
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American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, John R. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Friends Witness for World Order 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Lakey, George 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 1
Peace Association of Friends in America 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Pennington, Levi Talbott, 1875 - 1
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Young, Wilmer J. 1
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