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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

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview

Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

Dates: 1940-2015

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

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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

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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

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

 Collection
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

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 14
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
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Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace walks and marches 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
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Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Canada -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Newton, Ray 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 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
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Witness for World Order 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gjermoe, Johanne Ruetz 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hershey, Lewis Blaine, 1893-1977 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hickie, Dorothy 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hoover, Warren W. 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Huston, Ora 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Isono, Fujiko, 1918- 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Lakey, George 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Nayar, Sushila, 1914-2001 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
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