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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

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

Henry and Elizabeth Drinker letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-854
Overview Correspondence between Henry Drinker and Elizabeth, his wife, relates to his arrest, imprisonment, and resulting forced exile to Winchester, Virginia during the American Revolution. His letters discuss his physical and spiritual well-being, concern for his children, news of other exiled Friends, and efforts to present their case before Pennsylvanian and Virginian authorities. Elizabeth Drinker's letters to her husband relate family and neighborhood news, Friends' visits, efforts on behalf of...
Dates: 1777-1778

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 Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for...
Dates: 1930-1938

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Overview Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

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Names
American Friends Service Committee 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Civilian Public Service 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
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Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Newton, Ray 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barton, Clara, 1821-1912 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darby, W. Evans (William Evans), 1844-1922 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Deyo, Amanda 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Evans, Mary Frost Ormsby, 1845-1931 1
Eves, William 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
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