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Lewis Benson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.
Dates: 1932-1986

Center for Peace and Global Citizenship records

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Identifier: HCE-005-001
Overview The Center for Peace and Global Citizenship (CPGC) began in 2000 to advance “peace, social justice, and global citizenship through research, education, and action.” Materials include publications of the CPGC and information on events and student internships.
Dates: 2000-2016

Christian Arbitration and Peace Society Records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-006
Overview The Christian Arbitration and Peace Society was founded in 1886 in Philadelphia as a branch of the American Peace Society.
Dates: 1886-1896

Thomas M. Goldstein papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-829
Overview This collection is the result of Goldstein's work as a student at Haverford College toward an independent study paper on the Vietnam War protest at the college.
Dates: 1962 - 1988

George A. Selleck diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-066
Overview The diary of George A. Selleck's trip from his home in Kansas to England to attend the Friend's Peace Conference as a delegate. Entries detail Selleck's travel by train from Kansas to Philadelphia and on to New York, his voyage from New York to Liverpool, and his travels within England. Upon his arrival in England, entries describe sight seeing, largely in Devonshire, as well as Friends visited and Meetings attended.
Dates: 1920

Speakers' Bureau of the Friends Peace Committee records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-012
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of six volumes of record books for the Speakers' Bureau of the Friends Peace Committee, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The books are written by month and year, from 1926 - 1963. They include the date, place of visit, and the person who was sent. Some of them also have the time of the event, the topic discussed, the number of attendees, the type of meeting (rotary club, school, monthly meeting, etc.) and/or street address of place of visit. The sixth volume also...
Dates: 1926-1963

Richard Thompson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1291
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson (1949-1973), a Quaker from Kansas City, Missouri, who attended Westtown Boarding School and served with the American Friends Service Committee in Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. His papers illustrate his vibrant childhood and college years, Thompson being an outspoken advocate for peace and helping others. He was a Conscientious Objector and resisted the draft in Vietnam, and instead chose to live in Vietnam on his own terms, as a...
Dates: 1949-2013

L. Hollingsworth Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1175
Overview Primarily correspondence related to Wood's activities in areas of peace, civil rights, black and Quaker education. Wood was founding member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee and National Urban League. He was president of the Urban League for 26 years; elected in 1917 to Fisk University Board of Trustees; member of Haverford College Board of Managers. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Rufus M. Jones, Thomas Elsa Jones,...
Dates: 1903-1953

Yearly and Monthly Meeting minute extracts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-033
Scope and Contents This collection contains typed research notes by an unknown person. Previously they were referred to as extracts, however they are not formal printed extracts. The notes are from Yearly and Monthly Meetings, including Baltimore Yearly Meeting, Indiana Yearly Meeting, and Ohio Yearly Meeting. Many of the notes either are categorized by topic, or include topical indices.
Dates: 1759-1887

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