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A Quaker Action Group Records

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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,...

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.

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

 Collection
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.

Elkinton Family Doukhobor Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-133
Overview The Doukhobors are a pacifist sect. They originated in Russia but were forced to emigrate to Canada in 1898 due to their refusal to bear arms for the Tsar. In the late 1930s their leader, Peter P. Verigin, created an organization known as the Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ, also known as the Orthodox Doukhobors, which has maintained the tradition of Doukhobor cultural activities. The Elkinton Family, a prominent Philadelphia (Pa.) Quaker family, and other members of the Society of...

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.

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.

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.

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract Includes correspondence of Elliston P. Morris with his cousin, regarding his views of conscientious objection; also newspaper clippings and a transcript of Morris's court hearing in 1942.

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles, Caleb...

Peace Center of Delaware County Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Center of Delaware County
Abstract The collection includes correspondence, statements, minutes of meetings, and flyers.

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Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Lakey, George 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beheiren 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Horace 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, David Cope, 1915- 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West) 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elkinton, J. Russell 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Eves, William 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
International Arms Trade Action Group 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 1
Lee, Jennie, 1904- 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lief, Alfred, 1901- 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
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