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A. J. Muste Memorial Institute Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-A.J. Muste Memorial Institute
Dates: 1974-

A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abdoo, Jayma
Abstract Abdoo was actively involved with the Vietnam War draft resistance group, the Camden 28, which this small collection of papers helps to document.
Dates: 1971-1977

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

ACCESS Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-216
Overview Includes correspondence, annual reports, administrative files, financial records, literature and publications, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, periodicals, publicity materials, reference files, computer disks, and photographs. Correspondents include Paul J. Aicher, William Kincade, and Mary E. Lord.
Dates: 1984-1996

Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Agape Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ailanthus Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ailanthus
Abstract The collection consists primarily of printed material; includes flyers, notes from meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, banners, legal briefs, publicity materials, and reference files. Also includes a memoir by Robert W. Hillegass about the making of the play "Handy Dandy" by William Gibson which draws heavily on Ailanthus courtroom experience and spirituality.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1992

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 634
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 39
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 9
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 56
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 44
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Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 38
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Peace movements -- United States 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 25
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 22
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 21
Women and peace 21
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 20
Peace movements 19
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Antinuclear movement -- United States 16
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 16
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 16
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 15
International organization -- History -- Sources 14
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 13
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 12
Peace -- Religious aspects 12
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Peace 11
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 11
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 9
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 9
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 9
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 8
Disarmament 8
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence 8
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Study and teaching 8
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 8
Quakers -- Social life and customs 8
United States 8
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States 8
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifism 7
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifists -- United States 7
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 7
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 7
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 7
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 6
Peace movements -- New England -- History -- Sources 6
Peace walks and marches 6
Quakers -- Diaries 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 5
Children and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 5
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Information services -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History -- Sources 5
Peace in art -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Quaker women 5
Society of Friends -- Education 5
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 5
Society of Friends -- United States 5
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 5
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Language
English 657
French 26
German 4
Germanic languages 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 28
American Friends Service Committee 27
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 23
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 18
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 18
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 18
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 14
War Resisters League 14
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 13
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 12
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 12
League of Nations 11
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 10
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 10
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Willoughby, George, pacifist 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 9
Kaufman, Abraham 9
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 9
Woman's Peace Party 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 9
American Peace Society 8
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 8
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 7
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 7
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 7
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 7
Committee for Nonviolent Action 7
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 7
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 7
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 7
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 7
Newton, Ray 7
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 6
Drevet, Camille 6
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 6
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 6
McReynolds, David 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 6
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 5
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 5
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 5
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 5
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 5
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 5
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 5
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 5
Swarthmore College 5
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 5
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 5
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 5
United Nations 5
Universal Peace Union 5
Wales, Julia Grace, 1881- 5
War Resisters' International 5
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 5
World Without War Council 5
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 4
Ballantyne, Edith 4
Boulding, Elise 4
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 4
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 4
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 4
Chalmers, Ruth 4
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Cousins, Norman 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 4
Forest, Jim (James H.) 4
Gara, Larry 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 4
Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 4
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