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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors
Dates: 1940-1946

Lew Ayres Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ayres, Lew
Abstract

Primarily clippings from 1942, when Ayres became a conscientious objector.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1942

Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-510
Scope and Contents

Records of contributions and related correspondence of the Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1941-1945.

Dates: 1941-1945

Civilian Public Service Personal Papers and Collected Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-056
Abstract

Chiefly the personal papers of conscientious objectors assigned to Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II, such as correspondence, writings, memoirs, and reference material about CPS. Also included are records of or about various CPS camps and projects.

Dates: 1939-

Civilian Public Service publications

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Committee to End Slave Labor in America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee to End Slave Labor in America
Abstract

Includes correspondence, flyers, reports.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1946

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 28
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 3
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Actors -- United States 1
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Food service 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Journey of Reconciliation, 1947 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Mental health services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners -- United States 1
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Psychiatric aides -- Training of -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker conscientious objectors 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Oregon -- Eugene -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Feasterville -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Simplicity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Delaware 1
Society of Friends -- Maryland 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 20
American Friends Service Committee 8
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Ayres, Lew, 1908-1996 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Covington, Hayden Cooper 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Felmet, Joseph, 1921-1994 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Fuson, William Meeker 1
Gara, Larry 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Guetzkow, Harold Steere 1
Haverford College 1
Heifer Project 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Houser, George M. 1
Hunter, Allan A. (Allan Armstrong), 1893- 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Institute for the Study of Nonviolence 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Koinonia Farm 1
Labour Pacifist Fellowship 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
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