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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

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-

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

 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

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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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

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Abstract

Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.

Dates: 1959-1961, 1971-1973

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 82
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 46
 
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 34
Quakers 29
Quakers -- History 27
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
diaries 23
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 22
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 21
Quakers -- Diaries 20
Quakers -- Social life and customs 20
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Quaker women 11
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 11
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 10
Motherhood -- United States -- History 10
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
manuscripts (documents) 10
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Quakers -- Family relationships 9
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 9
correspondence 9
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War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
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Quaker women -- United States 6
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
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Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- Education 5
Quakers -- United States -- History 5
Society of Friends -- Education 5
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
United States 5
account books 5
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 4
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 4
Haverford (Pa.) 4
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
Philadelphia (Pa.) 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 4
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 4
Society of Friends -- United States 4
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 4
family papers 4
genealogies (histories) 4
photographs 4
Conscientious objection 3
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 3
Medicine -- United States -- History -- 18th century 3
Oneida Indians 3
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Quaker women -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Correspondence 3
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Quakers -- United States -- Civil War, 1861–1865 3
Society of Friends -- Schisms and separations 3
Society of Friends -- Sermons 3
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United States -- History -- War of 1812 3
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 3
Wills 3
Women and peace 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
deeds 3
letters (correspondence) 3
Abolitionists -- United States 2
Academic writing 2
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Language
English 187
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 20
Civilian Public Service 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
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A Quaker Action Group 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Willoughby, George, pacifist 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Haverford College 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Reynolds, Earle L. 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swarthmore College 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Newton, Ray 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 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
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lakey, George 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American League against War and Fascism 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Champney, Horace 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Drinker, Elizabeth Sandwith 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Jackson family 2
Janney family 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Macedonia Cooperative Community 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
New York Friends Group 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
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