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1960 Campaign for Disarmament Collected Records

 Collection
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

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

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

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

 Collection
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

Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Agape Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract

The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

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Identifier: HCS-001-013
Overview

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates: 1947-1950; 1991; Majority of material found within 1947-1950

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

 Collection
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

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 487
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 11
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 52
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 49
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 36
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 20
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 13
United States 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 9
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 6
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International organization -- History -- Sources 6
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists 6
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers 5
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Veterans -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources 5
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements 4
Peace walks and marches 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 4
Antinuclear movement 3
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 3
Arms control -- History -- Sources 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 3
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Education -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Gay rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Language
English 499
Undetermined 2
German 1
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
American Friends Service Committee 28
Civilian Public Service 28
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 23
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 21
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War Resisters League 19
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 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 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Willoughby, George, pacifist 13
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 12
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 12
Kaufman, Abraham 11
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 11
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 10
Newton, Ray 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
McReynolds, David 9
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Gara, Larry 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 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
DiGia, Ralph 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 6
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 6
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 5
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Golden Rule (Ketch) 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Houser, George M. 5
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 5
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 5
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 5
Peacemaker Movement 5
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 5
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 5
Walker, Charles C. 5
Will, Herman, 1915- 5
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 4
American Civil Liberties Union 4
American Peace Society 4
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 4
Barr, Allen H. 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 4
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 4
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 4
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 4
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 4
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 4
Drevet, Camille 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 4
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 4
Forest, Jim (James H.) 4
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 4
Gottlieb, Edward P. 4
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