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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.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.
Dates: 1916-1922

Elbert Russell Writings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-133
Overview Elbert Russell (1871-1951) was a Quaker teacher, historian, and writer. His was a leading voice in bringing the insights of liberal, British Friends on the primacy of revelation and the importance of scholarship in the renewal of faith into American Quakerism. He was professor of Bible at Earlham College starting in 1895 and also served as chaplain. He resigned his position in 1915, later taught at Johns Hopkins, and then became Dean at Duke University. This collection contains primarily...
Dates: 1893-1951

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.
Dates: 1917-1952

Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson
Abstract Alexander C. Wilson and Edith J. Wilson were British Quakers.
Dates: 1916-1922

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