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Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
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-

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

Mary Bye Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-024
Overview Mary (Du Bois) Bye, Quaker peace and social activist and member of Doylestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in Pennsylvania, was born in 1913. This collection consists of the papers relating to Mary Bye's political activity. It includes correspondence, notes, clippings, and other files concerning peace and justice issues.
Dates: 1966-[on-going]

Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee on Peace and Service-Bucks Quarterly Meeting
Abstract Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, statements and reports, press releases, and news clippings. Correspondents include Conveners Mary Bye and Edward G. Ramberg, a noted physicist.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1976

Carol Cummings and Frank Cummings Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-180
Abstract Carol and Frank Cummings were a married couple who were involved in the sanctuary movement for Central American refugees in the 1980s.
Dates: 1982-2001

Edward W. Evans Papers

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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

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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

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...
Dates: 1737-1940

Dean Freiday Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-215
Overview This collection contains the correspondence and writings of Dean Freiday (b. 1915), a Quaker writer and theologian. The papers reflect his wide range of activities in numerous Christian church groups and discussion groups. The correspondence includes leading Friends, such as Arthur Roberts, Douglas Steere, and Larry Miller. His writings on topics specific to the Society of Friends and interfaith issues of ecumenism, ecclesiology, and the sacraments.
Dates: 1956-1999

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Disarmament 1
Disinvestment -- South Africa 1
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Education -- Delaware 1
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Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
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Middle Atlantic States -- Description and travel -- 18th century 1
New York (State) -- Social life and customs 1
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Names
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett family 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Cary, John R. 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Coffin family 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Cummings, Carol R. (Carol Riemer), 1936-2006 1
Cummings, Frank E., Quaker 1
Dean Freiday (b. 1915-) 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
First Day School General Conference 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
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Publications Committee 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Religious Education Committee 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends World Conference (1s t: 1920 : London, England) 1
Friends' Union for Philanthropic Labor (U.S.) 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gara, Larry 1
General Conference of Young Friends Associations (U.S.) 1
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Grimke, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879 1
Griscom family 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hannah Lyon, b. 1813 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Illinois Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1975) 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935 1
John Lyon, 1815-1884 1
Joint Peace Committee of New York Quakers 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Joshua Evans (1731-1798) 1
Kabat, Paul 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
La Fontaine, Henri, 1854-1943 1
Lakey, George 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lyons family 1
Mitchell family 1
Mitchell, Arthur Lyon, 1916- 1
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