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Consultative Peace Council Records

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

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Emergency Peace Committee Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Committee
Dates: 1931-1933

Edward W. Evans Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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

Intentional Low Income Group Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Intentional Low Income Group
Abstract Collection includes bulletins and statements of the Intentional Low Income Group.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1954

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

National Peace Conference (U.S.) Records

Identifier: SCPC-DG-049
Overview The National Peace Conference was formed in 1933 to unify and coordinate the efforts of various organizations interested in world justice and peace. The organization was active until 1951.
Dates: 1933-1951

War Resisters League Records

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

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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
American Friends Service Committee 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Newton, Ray 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dodge, Alice L. 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emergency Peace Committee 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gladstone, Arthur 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hamilton, Albert W. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Hillyer, Mary W. 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hollister, Alvaine 1
Hull, Cordell, 1871-1955 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Intentional Low Income Group 1
Johnson, Edwin C. (Edwin Carl), 1884-1970 1
Joint Peace Board 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Keep America Out of War Committee 1
Keep America Out of War Congress 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
La Follette, Robert M. (Robert Marion), 1855-1925 1
Labor Anti-War Council 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Littell, Franklin H. (Franklin Hamlin), 1917-2009 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mendenhall, William O. 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
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