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Devere Allen Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.
Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

America First Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-America First Committee
Abstract Contains material on various branches as well as from the national organization.
Dates: 1940-1941

American Christian Committee for Refugees Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Christian Committee for Refugees
Dates: 1936-1947

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Dates: 1940-1946

American Coalition Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Coalition
Dates: 1939-1946

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.
Dates: 1917-

American Friends Service Committee photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.
Dates: circa 1918-1975

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1916-1944

American Peace Terms Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Peace Terms Committee
Dates: 1944-1953

American People's Mobilization Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American People's Mobilization
Overview In 1940, the Committee to Defend America by Keeping Out of War sponsored an Emergency Peace Mobilization conference held in Chicago (Illinois). It was attended by over 20,000 people. Out of this conference came the American Peace Mobilization, a nonprofit organization which aimed to "keep us out of war and . . . preserve and extend our democracy." Over the months of its existence, the APM -- through its literature, lobbying efforts, and conferences -- continued to press for nonintervention in...
Dates: 1940-1941

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 97
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 31
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 19
Bryn Mawr College 8
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
World War, 1939-1945 26
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 15
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
correspondence 11
Quakers 9
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Society of Friends -- Charities 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 8
Conscientious objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- History 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 6
diaries 6
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 5
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 4
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 4
Education 4
International relief -- France 4
Pacifists -- United States 4
Quaker women 4
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 4
manuscripts (documents) 4
photographs 4
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Education -- United States 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- Japan 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
China -- History -- 20th Century 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States 2
Europe 2
France 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
I-W service 2
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 2
International relief 2
Japan -- History 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
Missionaries 2
National service -- United States 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Sources 2
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 2
Refugees 2
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Austria 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
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Language
English 154
Czech 1
French 1
Germanic languages 1
German 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 30
American Friends Service Committee 28
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
Bryn Mawr College 7
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
War Resisters League 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 5
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 4
Furnas, Paul J. 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 4
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Brethren Service Committee 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 3
Friends Ambulance Unit 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Haverford College 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Keep America Out of War Committee 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 3
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Swarthmore College 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Cooper, Samuel 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Dyer, Henry W. 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Gara, Larry 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Harvard University 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. New York Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Workroom Committee 2
Newton, Ray 2
Nicholson, Herbert V. (Herbert Victor) 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
No Foreign War Campaign Steering Committee (1938-1940) 2
No Foreign War Committee (1940-1941) 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
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