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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,...

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.

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...

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...

Albert Bigelow Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-076
Abstract Albert S. Bigelow (1906-1993) was an artist, architect, former Navy commander, and Quaker. He served as captain of Golden Rule, a thirty foot ketch which he and colleagues attempted to sail into the Eniwetok Proving Grounds, the U.S. nuclear test site in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific in February 1958. The action was sponsored by the Committee for Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons.

Elise Boulding Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Boulding, Elise

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Marion Bromley and Ernest Bromley Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-214
Abstract Marion Coddington Bromley and Ernest Bromley were active members of the Society of Friends, absolute pacifists, war tax resisters, and worked for racial integration in the United States. They are best remembered as founders of the Peacemakers, and as war tax resisters.

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

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American Friends Service Committee 13
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Civilian Public Service 5
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 4
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
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
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
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 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
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 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
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
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
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
War Resisters League 2
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 2
Zietlow, Carl P. 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 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 League against War and Fascism 1
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Monthly Meeting of Friends (Stony Run) 1
Barnes, Roswell P. (Roswell Parkhurst), 1901-1949 1
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