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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Overview Bradford Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec - ...
Dates: 1954-

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

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
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Atomic bomb victims -- Japan -- Nagasaki-shi 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
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Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Educators -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Physicists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Prisoners' writings, American 1
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Socialist parties -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
War tax resistance -- United States 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 1
Women journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
Young democracy (Periodical) 1
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Names
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
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Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
War Resisters League 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Newton, Ray 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
War Resisters' International 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Courtney, Kathleen, Dame, 1878-1974 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 1
Denny, Ludwell, 1894-1970 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Enzer, Erica 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Frankfurter, Felix, 1882-1965 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 1
Gloor, Michele 1
Gordon, Mitchell 1
Grant, Donald 1
Gray, Philip, 1906- 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
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