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American Foundation Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Foundation
Dates: 1923-1937

American Friends Fellowship Committee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-003
Abstract Collection includes duplicate minutes and miscellaneous mailings received by Ellis W. Bacon. Of particular interest are intineraries of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles, and copies of correspondence between J. Passmore Elkinton, Chair of the Committee, and Clarence E. Pickett, Executive Secretary of the AFSC.
Dates: 1931-1932

American Friends Fellowship Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-004
Overview The American Friends Fellowship Council had its origin in the Fellowship Committee of the American Friends Service Committee. Founded in 1933, its primary purpose was to foster an increased interest in Quakerism throughout the United States and to draw all Friends groups into closer sympathy and fellowship. The Fellowship Council merged with the Friends World Committee, American Section, in 1954. The collection includes correspondence and administrative records, minutes, financial statements,...
Dates: 1933-1954

American Friends letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...
Dates: 1682-1986

American Friends of the Middle East Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends of the Middle East
Abstract Collection includes: correspondence, annual reports, brochures, program literature, newsletters.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1953-1975

American Friends' Peace Conference Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends' Peace Conference
Abstract Includes minute book and a printed report of the proceedings.
Dates: 1901

American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single news letter, and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1942-1947

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
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, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

 Collection
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.
Dates: 1955-1962

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1364
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1126
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1031
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 772
Bryn Mawr College 236
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 561
correspondence 249
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 239
manuscripts (documents) 204
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diaries 203
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Haverford (Pa.) 142
Quaker women 134
Quakers -- Diaries 132
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 89
commonplace books 87
letters (correspondence) 85
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 84
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- Family relationships 79
financial records 78
photographs 78
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
Quakers -- Education 74
Society of Friends -- Education 70
Quakers -- Travel 69
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- New York (State) 67
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 67
Poetry 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 60
Society of Friends -- Maryland 59
genealogies (histories) 59
minutes (administrative records) 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
scrapbooks 58
Society of Friends -- Delaware 57
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 51
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 49
clippings (information artifacts) 49
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 46
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
account books 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
Quaker businesspeople 33
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 33
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Swarthmore (Pa.) 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
autograph albums 30
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Education 29
Indians of North America 29
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 29
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 29
notebooks 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
photograph albums 27
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
World War, 1914-1918 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Quakers -- United States 24
Academic writing 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 23
Quakers -- Genealogy 23
Quakers -- Maryland 23
Quakers -- Social service 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 22
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Names
Haverford College 196
Swarthmore College 170
American Friends Service Committee 112
Bryn Mawr College 67
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 48
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 45
Civilian Public Service 40
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 34
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 34
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 30
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 30
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 30
Westtown Boarding School 28
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 27
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 25
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Fox, George 23
War Resisters League 21
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 20
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Penn, William, 1644-1718 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
League of Nations 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 18
United Nations 18
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 16
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 15
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 15
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 14
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 13
Kaufman, Abraham 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Comly, John, 1773-1850 12
Cope family 12
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 12
Lloyd family 12
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 12
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 12
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 12
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Jones, Mary Hoxie 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 10
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 10
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 10
Morris family 10
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown family 9
Cadbury family 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Cooper family 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
Evans family 9
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 9
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 9
Fothergill, Samuel 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 9
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 9
McReynolds, David 9
Morley, Christopher 9
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Sharpless family 9
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 9
Smith, Daniel B. 9
Society of Friends 9
Taylor family 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
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