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Center for Economic Conversion Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-215
Overview The Center for Economic Conversion was a nonprofit organization which promoted the conversion of the military-based U.S. economy to a civilian-based, peace-oriented, and environmentally sustainable one. It was founded in 1975 as a project of the American Friends Service Committee. CEC was a leading advocate for using military base conversion as a tool to foster sustainable development.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1975-2000

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

Harold J. Chance papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1214
Abstract Harold J. Chance (1898-1975) worked for peace education through the American Friends Service Committee, the Peace Caravans, the Youth Section of the Emergency Peace Campaign, the Institute of International Relations, and the Friends Peace Service from 1934-1964. Included in the Harold Chance papers are correspondence, journals, writings, mailings, reports, and materials on the Friends Peace Service. Also included are Harold Haines Brinton's (1884-1973) lectures and course notes on topics such...
Dates: 1938-1964

Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-195
Abstract Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the...
Dates: 1949-1961

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 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 publications...
Dates: 1941-1946

Lucy S. Clark papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-020
Abstract Primarily thank-you letters from recipients of parcels of food and clothing in Germany, England, Finland, and Norway, with descriptions of post-War conditions. Also includes lists of what was sent and explanatory correspondence.
Dates: 1946-1949

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Rebecca Timbres Clark photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-113
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853 - 1999

Collection of Papers on the VISA Program in Tanganyika

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Identifier: FHL-RG5-321
Overview Collection of correspondence, reports, reminiscences, newsletters, and other memorabilia fo participants in the VISA Program in Tanganyika in 1961-1963.
Dates: 1961-2018

College Peace Union Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-College Peace Union
Dates: 1960

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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
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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 -- Russia 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
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Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
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Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
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