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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

Churchmen's Committee for a Christian Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Churchmen's Committee for a Christian Peace
Dates: 1941-1942

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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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

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

National Council of Churches USA Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Council of Churches USA
Overview

The records of the FCC and NCC highlight the unifying issues for national church work, including labor rights, anti-racism, and conscientious objection.

Dates: 1908-

National Intercollegiate Christian Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Intercollegiate Christian Council
Dates: 1939-1941

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview

Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.

Dates: 1917-1952

André Trocmé and Magda Trocmé Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-107
Overview André and Magda Trocmé are perhaps best known for their work in the small French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon where, during World War II, they inspired the villagers to help protect and sometimes to assist in the escape of Jews and other poltiical refugees. In 1938, André Trocmé, and his pacifist colleague Édouard Theis, founded L'Ecole Nouvelle Cévenol in Le Chambon, a Protestant, co-educational secondary school, with a curriculum of tolerance, honesty, and nonviolence. By 1942 the Germans...
Dates: 1919-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
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Subject
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Christian union -- United States -- Societies, etc. 1
Christianity and international relations 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food service 1
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Sources 1
Interdenominational cooperation -- United States 1
International relief 1
Jews -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Le Chambon-sur-Lignon (France) -- History -- Sources 1
Morocco -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Church of the Brethren -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- France -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Church of the Brethren -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Protestant churches -- Clergy -- History -- Sources 1
Protestant churches -- France 1
Protestant churches -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- France -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 8
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
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Church of the Brethren 1
Churchmen's Campaign for Peace Through Mediation 1
Churchmen's Committee for a Christian Peace 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Collège Cévenol 1
Columbia University 1
Eirene (Organization) 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Fédération française contre l'armement atomique 1
Gara, Larry 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 1
Maison de la Réconciliation (Versailles, France) 1
Ministers' No War Committee 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Intercollegiate Christian Council 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Palmer, Albert W. (Albert Wentworth), 1879-1954 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Thomas, Edward, 1877-1962 1
Thomas, Margaret Loring 1
Trocmé, André, 1901-1971 1
Trocmé, Daniel 1
Trocmé, Magda, 1901-1996 1
Williams College. Institute of Politics 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
World Pacifist Meeting (1949) (Santiniketan, India, and Sevāgrām, India) 1
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