Peace -- Religious aspects
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douglass, James and Shelley
Abstract Collection is primarily printed materials, including pamphlets, reprints, photocopies of interviews with and letters to various correspondents, including Ramsey Clark, Glenda Grabow, Pope John Paul II, and Cardinal Roger Etchegaray.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1990-
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He also...
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 The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...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)
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Interfaith Council for Peace and Justice
Abstract Collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, flyers, publicity materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1966-
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Interfaith IMPACT Foundation
Abstract Collection consists of printed materials: flyers, periodicals, pamphlets, publicity materials and newspaper clippings; ceased to be active around 1995.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1978-1995
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Iowa Peace Network
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Kennett Square Ecumenical Peace Conferences
Dates: Majority of material found within 1980-
Overview Promoting Enduring Peace was founded in 1952, with headquarters in Woodmont, Connecticut. Principles of the organization included: peace with freedom and justice for all, support for the United Nations, and belief in religion as the fundamental force for righteousness. Today PEP's mission is to conduct peace education promoting the advent of a harmonious planetary commonwealth through the convergence of the worldwide movements for disarmament, social justice, and environmental stewardship as...
Overview Anna Braithwaite Thomas (1854-1947) was a British American Quaker, of Baltimore, Maryland. The collection contains correspondence, drawings, notes, albums, poems, and photos, and eight volumes of diaries (1894-1896, 1936-1944). The earlier diaries describe a trip to England and Europe taken by Anna Thomas and her husband, Richard Henry Thomas (1854-1904), a Baltimore physician. Also included is a notebook (1869-1871) of Richard Henry Thomas while a student at Haverford College, Haverford,...