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Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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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

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.
Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

International Arms Trade Action Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-International Arms Trade Action Group
Abstract Includes correspondence, meeting agendas, minutes and notes, flyers, and reference material. Correspondents include Alison D. Oldham, J. Tucker Taylor, Willard C. Richan, and Curt Weldon.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1994-1995

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Overview E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
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Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Crime prevention -- Citizen participation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Defense industries -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
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Draft -- United States 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 5
Snyder, Edward F. 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
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Hadley, Jeanette 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Brown, Francis G. 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Haines, Jennifer 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Holifield, Chet, 1903-1995 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Industrial Education Association (New York, N.Y.) 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
International Arms Trade Action Group 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Johnson, Clare Sturges 1
La Jolla Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Committee 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Newton, Ray 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Oldham, Alison D. 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Friend in the Orient Committee 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 1
Pennsylvania Committee on Militarism in Education 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Phoenix (Yacht) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Read, James Morgan, 1908-1985 1
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 1
Richan, Willard C. 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Royden, A. Maude (Agnes Maude), 1876-1956 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Sanders, Edwin A. 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Solt, Guy W. 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Taylor, J. Tucker 1
Terrell, Harry E. 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Topping, Helen, 1889-1981 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Wadsworth, Arthur J. 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Weldon, Curt 1
Wilson, Miriam Davidson 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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