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Overview In 1915 a group of New York pacifists and near-pacifists organized the "Anti-militarism Committee" to combat the war spirit of the time. Activities included lobbying, publishing, a lecture campaign, and the establishment of a Civil Liberties Bureau. The most notable achievements were the work in the successful effort to avert war with Mexico in 1916 and the encouragement of opposition to peacetime conscription following World War I. The office was raided by the government and American Union...
Dates: 1915 - 1922
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Netherlands-Central Organization for a Durable Peace
Overview The Central Organisation for a Durable Peace was formed at The Hague (the Netherlands) in April 1915 by representatives from nine European nations and the United States. The deliberations of this meeting were summarized in a manifesto, and a nine point minimum-program calling for coercive sanctions, which were studied by nine international research committees and several national committees. Departing from strict pacifism, the organization expressed a willingness to accept military sanctions...
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Church Peace Union
Abstract Publications make up bulk of the holdings. Also includes extensive correspondence (1915-1939) of William I. Hull.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Conference on the Limitation of Armament
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Federation
Overview The Emergency Peace Federation was organized to oppose U.S. drift into the the first world war. In July 1917 the Federation merged with the People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace.
Overview The Hicks family was a Long Island, New York, Quaker family with extensive connections to prominent members of the Society of Friends. The collection contains correspondence, mostly relating to Quaker concerns, received by Isaac Hicks (1815-1900) and others; genealogical research of Benjamin D. Hicks, and miscellaneous collected papers concerning the Society of Friends and Swarthmore College.
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. This collection consists of glass plate negatives assembled for use in Hull's writings for the series Swarthmore College Monographs on Quaker History. Many pertain...
Dates: 1892 - 1939
Overview Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Overview The Pennsylvania Committee for Total Disarmament was active from 1930 to 1936, chiefly in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Through public opinion and personal contacts, PCTD supporters pressured Congress to support total disarmament, including passage of the Frazier Amendment outlawing war. Other objectives of the Committee included a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, opposition to all preparations and training for war (including ROTC), and support for conscientious...
- Names: Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 X
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
- Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
- Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Religion and international relations -- History -- Sources 2
- Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 1
- Arms control 1
- Christianity and international relations -- History -- Sources 1
- Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Conscientious objection -- World War, 1914-1918 1
- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Disarmament -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
- Disarmament -- Netherlands 1
- Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
- Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Friesland (Netherlands) -- History 1
- Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Horticulture -- Pennsylvania 1
- International cooperation -- History -- Sources 1
- International organization -- History -- Sources 1
- Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Pacifism -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects 1
- Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
- Peace Movements -- Congresses 1
- Peace movements -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
- Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
- Quaker authors 1
- Quakers -- Ireland 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
- Quakers -- Tortola 1
- Society of Friends -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Netherlands 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
- United States Declaration of Independence -- Signers 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- History 1
- Weapons industry -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 1 ∧ less