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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Abstract A Quaker Action Group, founded in Philadelphia during the summer of 1966 to “apply nonviolent direct action as a witness against the war in Vietnam,” was an informally organized group which sponsored numerous projects of national and international scope. Cooperating with such existing organizations as the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) and the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) in confronting “immoral military and political policies” of the government, A Quaker Action...

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.

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

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.

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William C.
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, in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa, and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad. perhaps Allen championed the rights of native peoples in South Africa. He also worked against conscription in...

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

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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.

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract Bent Andresen was born January 14, 1908 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Andresen attended Columbia University where he joined the Student League for Industrial Democracy and the Socialist Party. He registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other COs lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. After...

Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Abstract Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Abstract Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.

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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
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Kaufman, Abraham 3
Lakey, George 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
Newton, Ray 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 2
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Champney, Horace 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Macedonia Cooperative Community 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Nine-Partners' Boarding School (Washington, N.Y.) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 2
Read, James Morgan, 1908-1985 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Swarthmore College 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
War Resisters League 2
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Alford, Terry (Seller) 1
All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Red Cross in France 1
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