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1960 Campaign for Disarmament Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Campaign for Disarmament
Dates: 1960-1961

1967 Committee to End the Draft on or before June 30, 1967 Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Seven Committee to End the Draft
Dates: 1965-1967

William Smith Collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.
Dates: 1755

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

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Dr. Mavis Kelsey Collection of Adams-Harris Papers

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Identifier: BMC-M17
Overview John Quincy Adams, later President of the United States, acted as Chief Plenipotentiary of the American delegation negotiating the Treaty of Ghent, and ending the War of 1812. Levett Harris was the American Consul (later the Charge d'Affaires) in Russia at this time. Adams's letters containing observations on the course of the negotiations, mediated by the Emperor Alexander, to Levett Harris are included in this collection. Harris, when later seeking appointment as Minister to Russia, was...
Dates: 1814 - 1820
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Jane Addams Collection

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.
Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Agape Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 494
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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 52
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 49
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 38
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
diaries 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Quakers 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Quakers -- History 27
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 21
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 20
Quakers -- Diaries 20
Quakers -- Social life and customs 20
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 17
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Antislavery movements -- United States 12
Quaker women 12
United States 12
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
correspondence 12
manuscripts (documents) 12
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 10
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 10
Motherhood -- United States -- History 9
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 9
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 8
Peace -- Societies, etc. 8
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Quakers -- Family relationships 8
Quakers -- Virginia 8
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 7
Quaker women -- United States 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Abolitionists 6
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 6
Children -- United States -- History 6
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 6
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Haverford (Pa.) 6
International organization -- History -- Sources 6
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists 6
Quakers -- New York (State) 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Society of Friends -- Education 6
United States -- History -- War of 1812 6
financial records 6
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Endowments -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Greek letter societies -- United States -- History 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 5
Philadelphia (Pa.) 5
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Language
English 645
German 2
Multiple languages 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
American Friends Service Committee 30
Civilian Public Service 28
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 24
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 23
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War Resisters League 19
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 18
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 15
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
Swarthmore College 15
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 14
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 13
Willoughby, George, pacifist 13
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 13
Haverford College 12
Kaufman, Abraham 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 11
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 11
Newton, Ray 10
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 10
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
McReynolds, David 9
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Gara, Larry 7
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 7
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baer, Gertrude 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 6
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 5
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Golden Rule (Ketch) 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Houser, George M. 5
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 5
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 5
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 5
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Peacemaker Movement 5
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 5
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 5
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 5
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 5
Walker, Charles C. 5
Will, Herman, 1915- 5
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 4
American Civil Liberties Union 4
American Peace Society 4
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 4
Barr, Allen H. 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 4
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 4
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 4
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 4
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 4
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 4
Drevet, Camille 4
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