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Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
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-

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Elise Boulding Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boulding, Elise
Dates: 1961-1975

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson ("Pansy"), attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia...
Dates: 1794-1962

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Linda Chidsey writings and speeches

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-274
Abstract

Letters, articles, and speeches by Linda Chidsey, former Clerk of New York Yearly Meeting and acknowledged minister. Of special interest are the materials that relate to the peace testimony after the attacks of September 11, 2001 and renewal in the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1995-2006

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract

Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1913-1981

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

Mary Stone McDowell Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-McDowell, Mary Stone
Dates: 1914, 1918, 1945-1955

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

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Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
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Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Boulding, Elise 1
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Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Collins, Ellen, 1828-1927 1
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1858-1964 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
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Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
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Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Gulick, Sidney L. (Sidney Lewis), 1902-1988 1
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 1
Hancock, Cornelia, 1840-1927 1
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Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 1
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Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Ossietzky, Carl von, 1889-1938 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Rainbolt, Rosemary 1
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 1
Randell, Huldah W. 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August), 1849-1914 1
Riseman, Meta 1
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 1
Samuel S. & William Wood (Firm) 1
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 1
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Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 1
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 1
War Resisters' International 1
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915 1
Weller, George, 1907-2002 1
Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wise, Stephen Samuel, 1874-1949 1
Wiser, Alice 1
Woman's Municipal League (New York, N.Y.) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
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Wood, M. S. (Mary Sutton), 1805-1894 1
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Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
World Conference to Review and Appraise the Achievements of the United Nations Decade for Women (1985) (Nairobi, Kenya) 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
de Rivera, Belle, 1848-1943 1
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