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Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
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

 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

Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.
Dates: 1962

George Lakey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.
Dates: 1868-1944

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Names
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Cary, John R. 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Witness for World Order 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Lakey, George 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Peace Association of Friends in America 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Pennington, Levi Talbott, 1875 - 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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