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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.

American Friends Fellowship Council Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...

American Friends' Peace Conference Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends' Peace Conference
Abstract Includes minute book and a printed report of the proceedings.

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...

Lewis Benson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

George H. Burr Collected Papers on the Quaker Separation

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-313
Overview The Burr Collection includes manuscripts which document the Hicksite position during the Separation of 1827/28 in Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and the trial over the Crosswicks School Fund. It is directly related to the Southard Papers/RG5/312, which contain a more complete description of the controversy. It also includes Burr's manuscript on the History of the Society of Friends which he compiled for Southard as background in preparing his case representing the Hicksite position.

Mary Bye Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bye, Mary

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...

Center on Conscience and War Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-025
Overview Organization still in existence that was formed to aid conscientious objectors in World War II.

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American Friends Service Committee 6
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
Swarthmore College 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Newton, Ray 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret 2
Simkin, Robert 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 (Collector) 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends' Peace Conference (1901) (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Ann Arbor Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Ann Arbor, Mich.) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beede, Willis 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
Burr, George H. (George Harris), born 1791 1
Burridge, Florence 1
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