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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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

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-

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.
Dates: 1915-1989

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

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

American Committee for Relief of German Children Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Committee for Relief of German Children
Abstract Includes Final Report (1924) of the Committee, issued by Henry T. Allen; and 1 poster"We Must Not Let Them Starve" [n.d.].
Dates: Majority of material found in 1924

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.
Dates: 1928-1991

Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Abstract Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.
Dates: 1959-1961, 1971-1973

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Abstract Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental Health...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 57
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 34
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 12
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 5
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
United States 5
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 2
Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to 2
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- India 2
India -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain 2
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 2
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 2
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prisoners' writings, American 2
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
Quakers -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Switzerland -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
African American Quakers 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Animal rights 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Minnesota -- Minneapolis 1
Antinuclear movement -- Nevada -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Arbitration (International law) 1
Arbitration (International law) -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
Arbitration (International law) -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Arbitration, Industrial 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 18
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Civilian Public Service 6
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 6
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Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Reynolds, Earle L. 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Newton, Ray 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Snyder, Edward F. 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 4
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Lakey, George 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 3
Pickus, Robert 3
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 3
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 2
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Champney, Horace 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Darby, W. Evans (William Evans), 1844-1922 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Evans, Mary Frost Ormsby, 1845-1931 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Hadley, Jeanette 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Macedonia Cooperative Community 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
New York Friends Group 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
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