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E. Raymond Wilson papers concerning Five Years Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-148

Abstract

This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.

Dates

  • 1935-1940

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), 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, Uphill for Peace and Quaker Impact on Congress.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Edward Raymond Wilson. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1974.
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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