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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
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-

Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract

Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.

Dates: 1915-1989

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

Devere Allen Papers

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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

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

 Collection
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 scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview

The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.

Dates: 1829-1870

John Alston Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-002
Overview

John Alston (1794-1874) was a Quaker farmer who lived in Middletown, Delaware. This collection contains his journals (1837 (?)-1847 and n.d.), account books and business papers (1821-1874), and essays by Nathan Lord on slavery and salvation (1797).

Dates: 1797-1874

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 149
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Quakers -- History 76
Quakers 61
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
diaries 56
Quakers -- Diaries 53
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 53
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 47
Quaker women -- United States 38
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 34
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States 25
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 21
Quaker women 18
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 17
manuscripts (documents) 17
Quakers -- New York (State) 16
correspondence 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 15
Quakers -- Education 14
Slavery -- United States 13
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quakers -- Family relationships 12
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 12
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 11
Quakers -- Virginia 11
Society of Friends -- Education 11
Society of Friends -- United States 11
genealogies (histories) 11
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
Abolitionists 9
Motherhood -- United States -- History 9
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 9
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
financial records 9
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 8
Quaker abolitionists 8
Quakers -- Correspondence 8
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 8
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 8
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Women and religion 8
travel literature 8
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Quakers -- Genealogy 7
Quakers -- New Jersey 7
Quakers -- Social service 7
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 7
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 7
account books 7
Agriculture -- United States 6
Antislavery movements 6
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 6
Education -- United States 6
Indians of North America -- Missions 6
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 6
Quakers -- Great Britain 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 6
commonplace books 6
Children -- United States -- History 5
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 5
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifists -- United States 5
Philadelphia (Pa.) 5
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 5
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Delaware 5
Quakers -- Ohio 5
Quakers -- Social service -- United States 5
Quakers -- Travel 5
Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 5
Quakers -- United States -- History 5
Society of Friends -- Charities 5
Society of Friends -- History 5
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 5
Society of Friends -- Sermons 5
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 5
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
United States 5
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 5
Women and peace 5
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 4
Agriculture -- Pennsylvania -- History 4
American poetry 4
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 29
Swarthmore College 11
Civilian Public Service 8
Haverford College 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 5
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 5
Reynolds, Earle L. 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 4
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 4
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Newton, Ray 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Snyder, Edward F. 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 4
Young, Wilmer J. 4
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Janney family 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Lakey, George 3
Lloyd family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 3
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 3
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Sharpless family 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 3
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 3
Walker family 3
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 3
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 2
Allen family 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American League against War and Fascism 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
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