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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

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

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

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

Alternatives to Violence Project USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-271
Abstract Collection is primarily printed material; includes minutes, by-laws, flyers, manuals, newsletters.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-

American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Conference for Democracy
Overview The People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace grew out of the First American Conference for Democracy and Terms of Peace, held in New York, May 1917. It was organized to work for an early and liberal peace at the end of the World War. It favored world organizations, and disapproved of conscription.
Dates: 1917-1919

American Interracial Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Interracial Peace Committee
Abstract Pamphlets and leaflets.
Dates: 1928-

American League for Peace and Democracy Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American League for Peace and Democracy
Overview The American League against War and Fascism changed its name in 1937 to American League for Peace and Democracy. The ALPD was a coalition of liberal and left-wing organizations united to oppose war and the fascist governments in Europe. It disbanded in 1940.
Dates: 1933-1939

American Peace Society Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-003
Overview In the 1820s William Ladd of the Maine Peace Society suggested that the regional US peace societies become associated in a national organization. As a result, the peace societies of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania (Philadelphia) merged in May 1828 to form the American Peace Society [APS]. The stated purpose of the American Peace Society was to "promote permanent international peace through justice; and to advance in every proper way the general use of...
Dates: 1828-1947

American Union Against Militarism Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-004
Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 169
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Antinuclear movement -- United States 13
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements 5
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Nuclear facilities -- Environmental aspects -- United States 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Women and peace -- United States 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
United States 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace 3
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Disarmament 2
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifists -- United States 2
Peace -- Religious aspects 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Social change -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 2
Veterans -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 14
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 11
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Lyttle, Bradford 10
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Willoughby, George, pacifist 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
American Peace Society 4
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Berrigan, Daniel 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Shivers, Lynne 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 3
Women Strike for Peace 3
World Without War Council 3
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Altbach, Philip G. 2
Alternatives to Violence Project 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Philip 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
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