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Mary Bye Papers

 Collection
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

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

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Overview Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and...
Dates: ca. 1914-1962

Pendle Hill (School : Wallingford, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-066
Overview Pendle Hill is a Quaker study center located in Wallingford, Pennsylvania. It was established in 1930 out of an earlier Quaker school and study center, the Woolman School. The Woolman School was established in 1915 under the care of the General Conference Committee of the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite). In 1917, it was reorganized as a joint enterprise of Hicksite and Orthodox Friends, governed by a Board of Managers. The Woolman School was incorporated in 1918. In 1928, it was reorganized as...
Dates: 1915-2011

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Names
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 2
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
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American Friends Service Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Bassett family 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
Clouds, Kai Yutah, 1948-1980 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Continental Walk for Disarmament and Social Justice 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friend, Theodore 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends World Conference 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Griscom family 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kabat, Paul 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Bucks Quarterly Meeting of Friends. Committee on Peace and Service 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Platt, Joseph Eyre, 1886-1980 1
Plowshares Eight (Group) 1
Ramberg, E. G. (Edward Granville), 1907-1995 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Whitaker, Robert, 1863-1944 1
Wilbur, Henry Watson, 1851-1914 1
Wilson, Dan, -1913 1
Woodbrooke College (Birmingham, England) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
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