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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

Christopher Densmore Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-333
Overview

Christopher Densmore served as Curator of Friends Historical Library, retiring in 2018. This collection includes his raw research materials as well as completed papers.

Dates: 1980-2017

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Mary Meigs papers

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Identifier: BMC-M24
Overview

Mary Meigs was born on April 27, 1917, and served in the U. S. Navy during World War II as a WAVE. She later became a painter, writer, and activist for elderly lesbians, and she had close ties with several other painters, writers, activists, and social commentators throughout her life. The collection is divided into four sections: Correspondence, Writings, Artwork, and Other Materials and includes letters from throughout her life, journals, manuscripts, research, reviews, and her artwork.

Dates: 1942 - 2000
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Jane Rhoads Morris journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview

Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.

Dates: 1889

James Morgan Read Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-128
Overview James Morgan Read (1908-1985) was a Quaker and president of Wilmington College from 1960-69. He also served as the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951-60, and was a vice president of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation from 1969 until his retirement in 1974. The bulk of the collection documents James Read's work as a consultant after 1974. His diaries date from his association with Wilmington College. Areas of particular interest include the establishment of Soviet-American...
Dates: 1940-1987

Sallie Marx Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-270
Abstract

Sallie Marx (1929 - 2013), was a long time activist in New York City and was a war tax resister for over four decades. Marx was a co-founder of the New York Peoples Life Fund in 1971. The NYPLF redirected funds to social justice and community building efforts in New York.

Dates: 1948-2012

Steve Trimm Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-232
Overview In 1968 Steven Wayne Trimm was convicted for refusing induction into the armed services and served four years prison. Trimm fled to Canada in 1969 where he lived underground until 1974. Two years later he received clemency from the U.S. government under the Earned Re-entry Program and was pardoned. Steve Trimm is the author of Walking Wounded: Men's Lives During and Since the Vietnam War (1993) and other publications. Since the 1970s Steve Trimm has also been active with various peace and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-2008

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
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All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Blais, Marie-Claire, 1939- 1
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Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boss, Jay 1
Boston-Pentagon Peace Walk (1967) 1
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Charles F. Kettering Foundation 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIII : 1981 : Moscow) 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIV : 1984 : Dartmouth) 1
Densmore, Christopher 1
Emerson, Gloria 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Hoag, Joseph, 1762-1846 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
Lester B. Pearson Conference on the Canada-United States Relationship (5th : 1981 : Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.) 1
Marx, Sallie, 1929-2013 1
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Meigs, Mary, 1917-2002 1
Miller, Rebecca Thomas, 1864-1938 1
Morris, Jane Rhoads 1
Muslim Solidarity Committee 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Poor, Anne, 1918-2002 1
Poor, Henry Varnum 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Read, James Morgan, 1908-1985 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Soviet-American Writers Conference (3rd : 1979) 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Swiers, George 1
Trimm, Steve 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilmington College (Wilmington, Ohio) 1
Wilson, Edmund, 1895-1972 1
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