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American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Dates: 1955-1962

Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.
Dates: 1917-1974

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.
Dates: 1966-1969

Collected papers of Alice P. Hadley and the Thread and Needle Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-302
Overview Alice C. Paxson Hadley (1857-1919) was the daughter of Frederick and Lydia Betts Paxson, Philadelphia Hicksite Quakers. She was a founding member of the Thread and Needle Society, a social and charitable club of young Friends. Alice kept a diary that recorded events and meetings of the group 1873 to 1880 which were transcribed by her granddaughter, and she collected memorabilia and speeches she presented.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1873 - 1897; 1873-1897, 2015

Middletown Lyceum Gazetteer

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-261
Abstract One manuscript volume of short features, local news, and editorials produced by the rotating editors of the Middletown Lyceum, a literary and social club in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Dates: 1858-1859

William Webb Price Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.
Dates: 1917-1923

Rockland County Peace Association Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1930-1950

Sky Island Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Overview Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.
Dates: 1945-1947

William Penn House Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-119
Overview William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities.
Dates: 1966-2004

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American Friends Service Committee 5
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Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
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Bliss, George I. 1
Brayley, Miriam E. 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Committee of Responsibility to Save War-Burned and War-Injured Vietnamese Children 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
De Hartog, Jan, 1914-2002 1
De Hartog, Marjorie 1
De Leeuw, Rachel 1
Dietze, Carla 1
Erb, Christine 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fuges, Frederick 1
Fulford, Dawn B. 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Grant, Wendy 1
Graves, Mary L. 1
Hadley, Alice Paxson 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hartsough, Ruth 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Howe, Alan R. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
International Social Service 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Knowles, Mary, 1910- 1
Leiper, McCarrell H. 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
MacKellar, Walter 1
Malin, Patrick Murphy, 1903-1964 1
Middletown Lyceum (Delaware Co., Pa.) 1
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
O'Day, Caroline, 1875-1943 1
Ortloff, C. Frank 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pennock, J. Roland (James Roland), 1906-1995 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Physicians for Social Responsibility (U.S.) 1
Pickus, Sara 1
Pottenger, Flora E., 1890-1980 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Rockland County Peace Association (Rockland County, N.Y.) 1
Sayre, Kathleen Whitaker 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Sibbett, Morgan 1
Sky Island Hostel (Nyack, N.Y.) 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Sprogell, Harry E. (Harry Edward), 1911-1972 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thread and Needle Society 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
Watkins, John T. 1
Welcome House (Adoption agency) 1
William Penn House (Washington, D.C.) 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wilson, Robert D. 1
Youth Peace Group (U.S.) 1
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