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Devere Allen Papers

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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 Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.
Dates: 1940-2015

Consultative Peace Council Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.
Dates: 1940-1947

Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-060
Abstract The Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors was a non-sectarian, free advisory service for conscientious objectors to war and military service. The MBCO was set up to provide counseling and legal aid in metropolitan New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and established by the United Pacifist Committee in 1940. The group disbanded in 1980.
Dates: 1940-1980

War Resisters' International Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-039
Overview The War Resisters' International was founded at Bilthoven, Netherlands, in 1921 by representative pacifists from that country, Germany, Austria and Great Britain. The War Resisters' International was never more than a coordinating body in its relationship to affiliated groups.
Dates: 1923-1976

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

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

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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Pacifism 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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World tomorrow (Periodical) 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Newton, Ray 3
War Resisters League 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Pacifist Action Committee 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Ransom, Frances Rose 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Young, Agnes 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Corfman, Rex M. 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Fangmeier, Robert A. 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
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