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Society of Friends Collected Peace Materials

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-033

Scope and Contents

This material was formerly in 6 boxes. Boxes 7-9 contained material from the Philadelphia Peace Association of Friends and the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Arch Street), which was transferred to the Friends Historical Library in 1981. This material was microfilmed before its transferal and is available on reel 83:5.

The collection was microfilmed by Alpha Systems in May 1979 under N.E.H. Grant #RC-27706-77-739.

Dates

  • 1827-1976

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

All or part of this collection is stored off-site. Researchers must use the microfilm set either on-site or reels can be ordered through interlibrary loan. Please contact the Curator at least two weeks in advance of a visit to the Peace Collection to discuss your research needs.

Copyright and Rights Information

Mircofilm must be used instead of original material.

Historical

The material in this collection was gathered from various sources and reflects an eclectic mix of writings by and about Quakers in the 19th and 20th centuries. Quaker peace material was often removed from the Friends Historical Library at Swarthmore College, and given to the Peace Collection; however, this is no longer necessarily true, and scholars should consult FHL for other, and/or more, recently donated material.

Extent

1.04 Linear Feet (12.5 linear in.)

Overview

The material in this collection was gathered from various sources and reflects an eclectic mix of writings by and about Quakers in the 19th and 20th centuries.

Custodial History

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Collected from various sources.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm reels 83:1-5.

Related Materials

For related materials, search the library's online catalog

Bibliographic References

Guide to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 2nd ed., p. 65.

Legal Status

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendents, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Processing Information

Collection re-processed and checklist revised by Anne Yoder in May, 2003.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Find It at the Library

Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting Swarthmore College Peace Collection Library

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