Society of Friends -- History -- Sources
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Abstract Dorothy Hewitt Hutchinson (l905-l984) began to gain influence in the peace movement when her pamphlet A Call to Peace Now was printed by the Friends in l943. That summer, Hutchinson and a small group of people started the Peace Now Movement, using her pamphlet to rally support for the principle of a negotiated settlement rather than unconditional surrender of the Axis powers. This group included George W. Hartmann, a psychology professor at Columbia, and John Collett. Hutchinson also worked to...
Overview Contains correspondence concerning the publications of "First Publishers of Truth," and other Quaker writings in the Journal of the Friends' Historical Society, London, England. Letters from Robert M. Janney. George Vaux, and Isaac Clothier concern contributions to finance the publication of "First Publishers" as a supplement to the Journal. Most of the correspondence is with Norman Penney (1858-1933), Quaker historian and Librarian at the Friends' Reference Library in London.