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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

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

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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-

American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.
Dates: circa 1918-1975

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1916-1944

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Civilian Public Service publications

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Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee in...
Dates: 1815-2006

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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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

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-

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 13
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 8
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
International relief -- France 3
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker women 3
Quakers 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
correspondence 3
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
International relief -- Societies, etc 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- History 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 2
Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 2
Society of Friends -- Japan 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
diaries 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Cooking, American 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
France 1
Germany 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- Germany 1
Japan 1
Japan -- History 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lecturers -- United States -- Biography -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Public relations 1
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Language
English 27
German 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 10
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Haverford College 3
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Brethren Service Committee 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Swarthmore College 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Council for International Service 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Douglas, William O. (William Orville) 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
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