Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
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,...
Overview Abraham Egnal was a former teacher of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was very active in the Philadelphia area peace movement. He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees in economics from the University of Pennsylvania. Egnal organized many peace rallies and marches. He was the chairman of the West Philadelphia-Main Line Committee of the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy, the Greater Philadelphia Council, and the Philadelphia Mobilization Committee in 1967.
Dates: 1949-1968; Majority of material found within 1960-1968
Abstract Joseph Miller was a mortgage banker; founder and president of Barco, Inc. He was an activist for peace and social justice causes such as welfare rights, including the Philadelphia Urban Finance Corporation and the National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy.
Overview New Society Publishers was a cooperative business based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It was founded by members of Movement for a New Society in the late 1980s. New Society Publishers produced books on peace, social justice, and ecological topics. The Philadelphia office closed in December 1996 and a smaller for of the New Society Publishers business moved to British Columbia, Canada.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R. Wood.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937-1943
Overview The United Peace Chest of Philadelphia coordinated and integrated Philadelphia organizations interested in promoting international peace. The name was often shortened to "United Peace Chest." The UPC was founded in 1938, though it was conceptualized in 1936 at a meeting of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Youth Committee for Total Disarmament
Dates: 1934-1938; Majority of material found within 1934-1936