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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.
Dates: 1917-

Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.
Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.
Dates: 1941-1946

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
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...
Dates: 1920-1967

Daniel A. Seeger Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Seeger, Daniel A.
Overview Seeger is best known for the 1965 Supreme Court court case regarding his conscientious objector claim without belief in a Supreme Being as grounds for C.O. status.
Dates: 1958-2008

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Dates: 1931-2010

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects -- Sources 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Horace 1
Champney, Ken 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lakey, George 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Peacemaker Movement 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Seeger, Daniel A. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Squire, DeCourcy 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swann, Marjorie 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
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