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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

Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

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

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Dates: 1955-1962

Anglican Pacifist Fellowship Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
Abstract The collection includes annual reports (1940-), printed correspondence, leaflets, pamphlets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-

Archives of War Resisters' International, 1921-1974 : [microform]

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Identifier: SCPC-Microfiche-2.1-2.103
Dates: 1977

Australia Freedom League Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Australia-Australia Freedom League
Abstract Includes organization's leaflets, and typescript reports of young boys who reported their conscientious objection to military drilling, their incarceration, and court hearings.
Dates: 1913-1914

Robert O. and Margaret C. Blood Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-263
Overview Robert O. and Margaret C. Blood were active Quakers, members of Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting, MI. The collection contains primarily the papers of Margaret Blood, including correspondence, writings, journals (mostly fragments) after about 1960. There are also some writings by Robert Blood including student papers and articles for periodicals, as well as material on their joint counseling workshops and papers concerning their son, Peter Blood, and the draft during the Vietnam era.
Dates: 1942-1999

Boston Draft Resistance Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boston Draft Resistance Group
Abstract The Boston Draft Resistance Group offered draft counseling and organized opposition to the Vietnam War in the Boston (Massachusetts) area.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1967-1969

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 61
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 13
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
 
Subject
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
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Conscientious objection 11
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 8
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 7
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 6
Conscientious objection -- United States 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States 4
Pacifism 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain 3
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 3
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
correspondence 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious Objectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 2
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 2
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- Religious aspects 2
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Great Britain 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker educators 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- History 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 2
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Anti-imperialist movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- South Carolina 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control 1
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Language
English 77
French 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
American Friends Service Committee 9
Kaufman, Abraham 9
Civilian Public Service 8
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 7
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 7
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Newton, Ray 5
War Resisters League 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 4
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
War Resisters' International 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Barr, Allen H. 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
McReynolds, David 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Beaton, Grace M. 2
Blood, Peter, -1946 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Einstein, Albert 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gara, Larry 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Hoover, Warren W. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Pacifist Action Committee 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Ransom, Frances Rose 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Tatum, Lyle 2
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