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Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.
Dates: 1915-1917

Peoples Mandate Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-109
Overview Peoples Mandate to Governments to End War was an international campaign begun on September 6, 1935, by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom to express such overwhelming opposition to war that governments would not dare resort to it as a means of solving disputes between nations. By the end of the decade the Peoples Mandate became an independent organization, headed by Mabel Vernon, and focused on peace and connections between women and women's organizations in the Americas.
Dates: 1935-1975; Majority of material found within 1935-1956

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  • Names: Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- X

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 2
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- 18th century -- Diaries 1
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American Friends Service Committee 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 1
Armstrong, Florence A. (Florence Arzelia), 1881-1962 1