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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,...
Dates: 1965-1973

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...
Dates: 1884-

Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-030
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
Dates: 1930-1938

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Dates: 1931-2010

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A Quaker Action Group 2
Lakey, George 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
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Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Beheiren 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Champney, Horace 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 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
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
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Kalish, Donald 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
Massar, Ivan 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Nelson, Beryl 1
Newton, Ray 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Doukobor Committee 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Smith, Tucker P. 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Van Kirk, Walter W. (Walter William), 1891-1956 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 1
Williams, H. Justice 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Winsor, Mary, 1869-1956 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Wright, Edward Needles, 1897- 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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