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1960 Campaign for Disarmament Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Campaign for Disarmament
Dates: 1960-1961

1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Seven Committee to End the Draft
Dates: 1965-1967

William Smith Collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.
Dates: 1755

A Quaker Action Group Records

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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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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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

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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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-

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Scope and Contents note 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. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and concieved an idea of creating a simliar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of...
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Dr. Mavis Kelsey Collection of Adams-Harris Papers

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Identifier: BMC-M17
Overview John Quincy Adams, later President of the United States, acted as Chief Plenipotentiary of the American delegation negotiating the Treaty of Ghent, and ending the War of 1812. Levett Harris was the American Consul (later the Charge d'Affaires) in Russia at this time. Adams's letters containing observations on the course of the negotiations, mediated by the Emperor Alexander, to Levett Harris are included in this collection. Harris, when later seeking appointment as Minister to Russia, was...
Dates: 1814 - 1820
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 192
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 177
Bryn Mawr College 25
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- History 76
diaries 68
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Quakers 60
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 55
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- Diaries 53
Quakers -- Social life and customs 53
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 47
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 45
Quaker women -- United States 42
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
Quakers -- United States 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
correspondence 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Pacifists -- United States 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 20
Quaker women 20
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
manuscripts (documents) 20
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 18
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Education -- United States 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Quakers -- New York (State) 16
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 15
Quakers -- Education 14
Society of Friends -- Education 14
Society of Friends -- United States 14
United States 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 12
Peace -- Societies, etc. 12
Quakers -- Family relationships 12
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 12
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
genealogies (histories) 12
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
Education 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 11
Quakers -- Virginia 11
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 11
Women and peace 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
Abolitionists 10
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quaker abolitionists 10
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 10
Women -- Education 10
Women and religion 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
Haverford (Pa.) 9
Motherhood -- United States -- History 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Women in education 9
financial records 9
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 8
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 8
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
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Language
English 1026
German 2
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 46
Civilian Public Service 36
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
Swarthmore College 27
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 25
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 23
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 20
Haverford College 20
War Resisters League 20
Bryn Mawr College 18
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 15
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 14
Willoughby, George, pacifist 14
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 14
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 13
Kaufman, Abraham 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 12
Newton, Ray 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 10
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
McReynolds, David 9
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 9
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Gara, Larry 7
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 7
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 7
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 7
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baer, Gertrude 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 6
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 6
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Houser, George M. 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Sharpless family 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 5
American Peace Society 5
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 5
Cary, Stephen G. 5
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 5
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 5
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 5
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 5
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
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