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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

A. Fenner Brockway Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Brockway, A. Fenner
Dates: 1915-1988

Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1954

No-Conscription Fellowship Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-No-Conscription Fellowship
Overview

The No-Conscription Fellowship (NCF) was a British anti-draft organization founded in 1914 by pacifists Clifford Allen, Fenner Brockway, and others. It disbanded around 1919.

Dates: 1914-1920

Elbert Russell Writings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-133
Overview Elbert Russell (1871-1951) was a Quaker teacher, historian, and writer. His was a leading voice in bringing the insights of liberal, British Friends on the primacy of revelation and the importance of scholarship in the renewal of faith into American Quakerism. He was professor of Bible at Earlham College starting in 1895 and also served as chaplain. He resigned his position in 1915, later taught at Johns Hopkins, and then became Dean at Duke University. This collection contains primarily...
Dates: 1893-1951

Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson
Abstract

Alexander C. Wilson and Edith J. Wilson were British Quakers.

Dates: 1916-1922

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 5
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
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Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service 1
No-Conscription Fellowship 1