The Papers of Edward Evans consist of correspondence, administrative files, minutes of meetings, financial statements, flyers, leaflets, and miscellaneous documents from the years 1916-1922. The papers largely reflect his involvement in Fellowship of Reconcilation and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings Peace Committee. Much of the correspondence was penned by Evans and includes information on the Fellowship of Reconcilation members of the American Friends Reconstruction Unit (1917-1918), the Conference of Christian Pacifists (1917-1918), work on the committee which made arrangements for the American Delegation to the London Conference of All Friends held in London (1920), and the publication The World Tomorrow.
Correspondents include: Roger N. Baldwin, Gilbert A. Beaver, William C. Biddle, Henry J. Cadbury, Noble S. Elderkin, Walter G. Fuller, Floyd Hardin, Henry T. Hodgkin, Paul Jones, Rufus M. Jones, Mary Kelsey, Scott Nearing, Vincent D. Nicholson, Norman Thomas, Wibur K. Thomas, Anne Garrett Walton, Robert Whitaker, L. Hollingsworth Wood, and Walter C. Woodward.
Additional information on Edward Evans may be found within the Peace Collection in the Fellowship of Reconciliation, USA collection (DG 13) Series A, Box 1 which contains correspondence. Additionally, this Evans collection contains information from a few years of his life and addresses only a few aspects of his life. Some additional information on his life is available in the Haverford College Quaker Collection.