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Ailanthus Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ailanthus
Abstract The collection consists primarily of printed material; includes flyers, notes from meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, banners, legal briefs, publicity materials, and reference files. Also includes a memoir by Robert W. Hillegass about the making of the play "Handy Dandy" by William Gibson which draws heavily on Ailanthus courtroom experience and spirituality.

Alternatives to Violence Project USA Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-271
Abstract Collection is primarily printed material; includes minutes, by-laws, flyers, manuals, newsletters.

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order

Ferris Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-040
Overview The collection contains correspondence, journals and other writings, business and legal papers, and miscellaneous items of the Ferris family of Wilmington, Delaware, a prominent Quaker family. Of particular note are the correspondence and writings of Benjamin Ferris concerning the Separation in the Society of Friends, as well as the journals and diaries of Anna M. Ferris, David Ferris, Matilda Ferris, Benjamin Ferris, and Henry Ferris. Correspondents include William Lloyd Garrison, William...

E. Raymond Wilson papers concerning Five Years Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-148
Abstract This collection includes papers of E. Raymond Wilson concerning the 1935 Five Years Meeting, and in particular the development of a statement of the Peace testimony. Also included is information on a peace training camp at Quaker Hill, NY, in 1940.

Friends Peace Committee Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Overview The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under the...

Friends Witness for World Order Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Witness for World Order
Overview These records contain meeting minutes, financial records, correspondence, releases/literature, statistics, publicity and press coverage, address by Dorothy Hutchinson, delegation visits to President Kennedy and to ambassadors during Washington, D.C., and photographs.

Collection of Rufus Jones papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-066
Abstract This collection includes letters and printed materials relating to Rufus Jones. Included are photocopies of letters commenting on or criticizing The American Friend of which Rufus Jones was editor. Among these are a letter from Henry Stanley Neuman, editor of The Friend, regarding the state of the Society in England, and a letter from Walter Malone relating events at Ohio Yearly Meeting in 1894. Letters from R.L. Kelly, Joseph Moore, David Hadley, and Thomas Newlin discuss The American Friend,...

T. Canby Jones Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Jones, T. Canby
Abstract Collection includes biographical material, printed copies of selected writings of T. Canby Jones.

Kennett Square Ecumenical Peace Conferences Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kennett Square Ecumenical Peace Conferences

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 7
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Names
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ailanthus (Organization) 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
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Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Dodson, Shirley 1
Ferris family 1
Ferris, Anna M., 1815-1890 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
Ferris, David, 1821-1908 1
Ferris, Fanny, 1778-1833 1
Ferris, Henry 1
Ferris, John, 1775-1802 1
Ferris, Matilda, 1853-1937 1
Ferris, Ziba, 1743-1794 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Peace Committee. Field Secretaries Program 1
Friends Peace Committee. General Education Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Legislative Letter Writing Campaign 1
Friends Peace Committee. Middle East Working Group 1
Friends Peace Committee. Militarism and Recruitment Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Nonviolent Direct Action Committee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Peace Conversion and Disarmament 1
Friends Peace Committee. Peace in the Media Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Policy and Legislation Subcommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Public Witness Working Party 1
Friends Peace Committee. Speakers Bureau 1
Friends Peace Committee. Subcommittee on Pacifist Principles 1
Friends Peace Committee. Waging Peace Project 1
Friends Peace Committee. War Tax Concerns Succommittee 1
Friends Peace Committee. Working Party on Civil Defense 1
Friends Peace Committee. Working Party on Nonviolence 1
Friends University (Wichita, Kan.) 1
Friends Witness for World Order 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gibbons, Mary, 1795-1876 1
Hadley, David, 1842- 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Kelly, Robert Lincoln, 1865-1954 1
Kennett Square Ecumenical Peace Conferences 1
Malone, J. Walter 1
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 1
Moore, Joseph, 1832-1905 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
Newlin, Thomas, 1855- 1
Newman, Henry Stanley 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of the Friends Church (Evangelical : 1854-1971) 1
Palmer, E. S. (Emily Smedley), 1875-1954 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Philadelphia Peace Association of Friends (Orthodox) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Peace and Emergency Service 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Philanthropic Labor (1892-1936). Peace Section (1892-1916) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Emergency Peace Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Peace and Arbitration Subcommittee (1892-1916) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Peace and Service Committee (1916-1933) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee 1
Poole, William, 1764-1829 1
Rakestraw, Joseph, 1780?-1860 1
Thomas, Grace A., b. 1892 1
Western Yearly Meeting of Friends (1877- : Plainfield, Ind.) 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
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