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Working Party on the Abolition of Torture Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-792
Overview An Ad Hoc group to investigate the widespread use of torture around the world was appointed after Yearly Meeting in 1975. In 1976, Arthur W. Clark reported on its work and presented a program on Amnesty International. On the suggestion of Kay Camp, Yearly Meeting recommended that Representative Meeting establish a Working Party on the Abolition of Torture.

World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Alliance for International Friendship...
Overview World Alliance for International Friendship Through the Churches was created in August 1914 as an international organization formed to help Christian churches promote peace, disarmament, rights of racial and religious minorities, conscientious objection, arms control, and later, the League of Nations.

World Association of Mothers for Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Association of Mothers for Peace

World Association of World Federalists Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-091
Abstract Material collected by Donald F. Keys including correspondence (1969-1982), WAWF policy statements and resolutions, scattered minutes, memoranda, speeches, reports, publications, and information on WAWF projects and proposals; together with files containing minutes, correspondence, working papers, and reports, relating to World Association of World Federalists meetings (1967-1980), World Federalists, U.S.A. and World Federalists Association meetings (1970-1980), and special conferences,...

World Committee against War and Fascism Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-World Committee against War and Fascism
Abstract Correspondence, postcards, flyers and handbills, periodicals, subject/reference files, and booklets, primarily in French.

World Conference for International Peace Through Religion Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Conference for International Peace...

World Conference on Religion and Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-078
Overview survival. Five world conferences have been held (Kyoto, 1970; Louvain, 1974; Princeton, 1979; Nairobi, 1984; and Melbourne, 1989) as well as numerous regional assemblies. From 1970-1984, the international headquarters in New York was directed by Homer A. Jack, Secretary-General. The headquarters was moved to Geneva, Switzerland in 1984, with John B. Taylor as Secretary-General. The collection includes meeting minutes (1970-1987); correspondence (1968-1984); WCRP publications, reports, press...

World Conference on Religion and Peace, USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-059
Abstract In the early 1960s religious leaders, Rabbi Maurice Eisendrath and Dana McLean Greeley (Unitarian-Universalist) independently saw the need for national confernce on religion and peace. The organized the National Inter-religious Conference on Peace held March 15-17, 1966, in Washington, D.C., which brought together clergymen and laymen from all peace oriented viewpoints to discuss the relation of religion to peace. Minister and peace activist Homer A. Jack was also involved in organizing the...

World Constitution and Parliament Association Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Constitution and Parliament Association

World Council of Churches Collected Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-044
Overview Bliss Forbush (1896-1987), Quaker educator, administrator, and author, was born in 1896 and died in 1987. Bliss Forbush served as a member of the American Section of the World Council of Churches, 1941-1951, representing Friends General Conference and as a delegate to the first Assembly of the World Council of Churches in 1948. This collection contains primarily minutes, leaflets, and articles printed in Quaker and other periodicals, relating to the World Council of Churches and possible...

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1220
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1113
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 985
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 771
Bryn Mawr College 214
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 551
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 232
Correspondence 227
diaries 201
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manuscripts (documents) 199
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Quakers -- Diaries 131
Quaker women 129
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 89
letters (correspondence) 84
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 83
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- Family relationships 78
commonplace books 77
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
financial records 74
Quakers -- Education 73
Society of Friends -- Education 70
photographs 69
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- Travel 67
Quakers -- New York (State) 66
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 64
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Maryland 60
genealogies (histories) 60
Poetry 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Society of Friends -- Delaware 58
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 51
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
clippings (information artifacts) 47
travel literature 45
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
Account books 39
scrapbooks 39
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 33
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
minutes (administrative records) 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Quaker businesspeople 30
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Indians of North America 29
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 28
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 27
Swarthmore (Pa.) 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
Education 26
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 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
Haverford (Pa.) 24
Quakers -- United States 24
World War, 1914-1918 24
notebooks 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
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 22
Society of Friends 22
Women and religion 22
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Names
Swarthmore College 161
American Friends Service Committee 111
Haverford College 99
Bryn Mawr College 58
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 47
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 45
Civilian Public Service 40
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 33
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 33
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 30
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 27
Westtown Boarding School 27
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 24
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 23
Fox, George 22
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 21
War Resisters League 21
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 20
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 20
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
League of Nations 18
Penn, William, 1644-1718 18
United Nations 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 17
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 16
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 14
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 14
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 14
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
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 13
Comly, John, 1773-1850 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
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Cope family 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 10
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 10
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 10
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 10
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown family 9
Cadbury family 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 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
McReynolds, David 9
Morris family 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Society of Friends 9
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
Woman's Peace Party 9
American Peace Society 8
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 8
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 8
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 8
Cooper family 8
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Earlham College 8
Friends General Conference 8
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 8
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 8
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