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Louis W. Schneider Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-293
Overview Louis W. Schneider (1915-2012) worked for the American Friends Service Commiittee for more than four decades and served as Executive Secretary from 1974-1980. His Papers include notes, diaries, speeches, and writings, as well as publications by American Friends Services Committee.
Dates: 1933-1941

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

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

Sky Island Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Overview Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.
Dates: 1945-1947

Reed Smith papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-882
Overview This collection contains the letters of Reed Smith during his time in Civilian Public Serice camps as a Conscientious Objector during World War II and during his relief work in France, Germany, and Poland after the war with the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1940-1947

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-

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Overview Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...
Dates: 1896-2003

Swarthmore College Civilian Foreign Service Training Program records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J03
Overview During World War II, Swarthmore College offered relief and reconstruction training programs, initially at the graduate level for men in the Civilian Public Service (CPS), and later as an undergraduate major. This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, syllabi, reports, and other documents relating to Civilian Foreign Service (CFS) training programs at colleges and universities, particularly the CFS program at Swarthmore. The collection was compiled by J. Roland Pennock, a...
Dates: 1942-1946

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

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Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.
Dates: 1917-1954

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 42
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 33
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Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Quakers 15
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 15
correspondence 14
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 10
Quaker women 7
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 7
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International relief -- France 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Quakers -- History 6
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
Society of Friends 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
diaries 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- Japan 5
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
Society of Friends -- Charities 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 4
photographs 4
Charities -- France 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
International relief -- Germany 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Education 3
Quakers -- Indiana 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland 3
Social service -- France 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief 2
International relief -- Russia 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Nonviolence 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Poland -- Pictorial works 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- France 2
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Massachusetts 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Quakers -- Vietnam 2
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Germany 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Austria 2
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 2
Religion -- Study and teaching 2
Russia -- Pictorial works 2
Social service -- Societies, etc. 2
Society of Friends -- Arizona 2
Society of Friends -- Congresses 2
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Language
English 114
German 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 12
Haverford College 12
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 9
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
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Swarthmore College 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 7
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Society of Friends 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
A Quaker Action Group 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Brinton, Anna Cox 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Quaker United Nations Office 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Earlham College 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 3
War Resisters League 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Young, Mildred Binns 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Cadbury family 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Conference 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- 2
McReynolds, David 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
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