Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norton, Edgar R.
Includes correspondence, notes and reminiscences, statement of conscience by Edgar Norton; correspondents include Harrop A. Freeman, Norman J. Whitney.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1949; 1945-1949, 1960
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...