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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

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

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

John Beer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract John Beer is a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.
Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Dorothy Detzer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.
Dates: 1913-1981

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

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 23
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
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Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
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Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Feminists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 1
German Americans -- History -- Sources 1
Historic peace churches -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Jews -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Johns Island (S.C.) -- History -- 19th century 1
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Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Mexico -- Foreign relations -- United States 1
Missionaries -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear warfare in motion pictures 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Czechoslovakia -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- France -- Le Chambon-sur-Lignon -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Congresses -- Sources 1
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Peace movements -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
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Peace movements -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Washington (State) -- Seattle -- History -- Sources 1
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 1
Periodical editors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
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Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Newton, Ray 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
American League against War and Fascism 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Lakey, George 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
New York Friends Group 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Omaha Action (Project) 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Beheiren 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Birchard, Bruce 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, John R. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Collège Cévenol 1
Collège Cévenol. American Friends 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
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