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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

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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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

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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

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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

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Theodore Brinton Hetzel Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hetzel, Theodore Brinton
Overview

Theodore Brinton Hetzel was a semi-professional photojournalist and took many photographs of peace and anti-war activities in the Philadelphia area and in Washington, D.C. from the late 1950s through the mid 1970s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-1990

George Lakey Papers

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

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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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

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview

Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.

Dates: 1917-1952

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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
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
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American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Cary, John R. 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 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 Witness for World Order 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 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
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Lakey, George 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Peace Association of Friends in America 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Pennington, Levi Talbott, 1875 - 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
Thomas, Edward, 1877-1962 1
Thomas, Margaret Loring 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Williams College. Institute of Politics 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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