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Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.
Dates: 1932-1969

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1992

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

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Dean Freiday Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-215
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and writings of Dean Freiday (b. 1915), a Quaker writer and theologian. The papers reflect his wide range of activities in numerous Christian church groups and discussion groups. The correspondence includes leading Friends, such as Arthur Roberts, Douglas Steere, and Larry Miller. His writings on topics specific to the Society of Friends and interfaith issues of ecumenism, ecclesiology, and the sacraments.
Dates: 1956-1999

Friends General Conference Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-025
Overview Friends General Conference is a Quaker organization in the unprogrammed tradition of the Religious Society of Friends which primarily serves affiliated yearly and monthly meetings. For additional information about Friends General Conference, please consult their web site: http://www.fgcquaker.org/info/
Dates: 1867-2013

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He also...
Dates: 1909-1996

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Overview Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and...
Dates: ca. 1914-1962

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Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
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American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett family 1
Benham, Ida Whipple 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Braithwaite family 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Church Peace Union 1
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Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
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Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Columbia University 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Elizabeth Newlin Baker 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friend, Theodore 1
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Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
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Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom family 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hannah Lyon, b. 1813 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
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