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Consultative Peace Council Records

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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

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
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

War Resisters League Records

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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 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Finch, Henry Le Roy 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Joint Peace Board 1
Kepler, Roy C. 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
Neutrality Bloc 1
Newton, Ray 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Pacifist Action Committee 1
Peace Strategy Board 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Ransom, Frances Rose 1
Richards, Edward C. M., 1886-1974 1
Roodenko, Igal 1
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 1
Schaum, Winifred W. 1
Schwartz, Wendy 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 1
War Resisters League 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Zigler, M. R. 1
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