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Church of the Brethren Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Church of the Brethren
Abstract

Scattered items relating to peacemaking efforts and social justice projects of the Church of the Brethren. Includes some items about Civilian Public Service camps administered by the Church of the Brethren, and about the Brethren Service Committee, later called the Brethren Service Commission.

Dates: 1915-1980; Majority of material found within 1935-1980

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X
  • Subject: Peace -- Religious aspects X
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