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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

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

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Overview Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Russia 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Militarism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
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Poor People's Campaign 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
Quakers -- Massachusetts 1
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Russia -- Civilian relief 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War finance -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 1
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American Friends Service Committee 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2