American Friends Service Committee
Found in 112 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served with the American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.. The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also a photograph album and other papers.
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel, and includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940 while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as from The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists and a printed booklet on the...
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Overview Began in 1969 as a project of the American Friends Service Committee. NARMIC served as a resource for journalists, educators and students, the religious community, peace organizations, and concerned citizens from the U.S., Canada, and overseas by providing information about the role of the military-industrial complex in American society.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-National Peace Conversion Campaign
Overview Includes records of the Workroom, a project of the New York Monthly Meetings. Records consist of minutes, corre spondence,financial Records history, photographs and newspaper clippings.
Overview S. Francis Nicholson was a prominent Quaker investment banker, longtime officer of Provident National Bank, Philadelphia, and active in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, A.F.S.C., and Friends Fiduciary Corporation. The collection contains correspondence, financial records, memorabilia, and other papers reflecting his career and life with his wife, Evelyn Haworth Nicholson.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nuclear Weapons Facilities Task Force
Abstract Collection includes printed correspondence, flyers, newsletters, memos, booklets. Correspondents include Sam Day, Mike Jendrzejczyk and Pam Solo. This collection includes material about the Rocky Flats/Nuclear Weapons Facilities Project and other Rocky Flats related material.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977-1984
Overview This collection consists of typescript copies of the journals of Clarence Pickett (1884-1965), prominent Friend and Executive Secretary of the American Friends Service Committee for 23 years. These journals form a record of Pickett's daily activities promoting peace worldwide between 1933 and 1965.
Dates: 1933 - 1965; Majority of material found within 1933 - 1965
Scope and Contents These two albums consist of small portraits of people involved with AFSC during WWII. The portraits are black and white, and are accompanied by names. Some of the photographs are missing.
Dates: 1939 - 1945