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Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Anglican Pacifist Fellowship Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Anglican Pacifist Fellowship
Abstract The collection includes annual reports (1940-), printed correspondence, leaflets, pamphlets.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-

W. Arnold-Forster Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Arnold-Foster, W.

T. Corder Catchpool Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Catchpool, T. Corder
Overview T. Corder Catchpool refused any service when the Compulsory Military Service Act was passed in 1916 in Great Britain. He was in prison slightly more than two years, after which he published On Two Fronts: Letters of a Conscientious Objector, a memoir about his experiences during the war and in prison. After World War I, Catchpool became a relief worker, secretary for the Friends International Centre in Berlin, and peace worker. He performed reconciliation work with...
Dates: 1914-1952

Lella Secor Florence Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-126
Abstract Lella Secor Florence became a pacifist while serving as a journalist on the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) and then participated in several peace organizations focused on keeping the United States out of World War I. She was active in the British section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and in the birth control movement there and wrote Birth Control on Trial.
Dates: 1915-1936

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...
Dates: 1905-1957

Muriel Lester Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Lester, Muriel
Abstract Muriel Lester and her sister Doris created Kingsley Hall, in 1914 as a community center for the area residents. For 20 years, Muriel made Kingsley Hall the center of her work. In 1934 she became Ambassador-At-Large and later Traveling Secretary for the International Fellowship of Reconciliation [IFOR].
Dates: 1926-1968

No More War Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-No More War Movement
Abstract Collection includes printed correspondence, pamphlets, leaflets, and the periodicals New World and No More War; constitution and membership information; one photographic plate, lapel button, post card, and paper banner.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1922-1936

Peace Pledge Union Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Peace Pledge Union
Abstract This collection includes minutes of meetings, reports, group letters, newsletters, news releases, publication lists, pamphlets, leaflets and flyers.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-

Hugh Richardson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-032
Overview Hugh Richardson was born in England in 1864. He was a science instructor, lecturer, editor and author. During World War I, he visited prisoner-of-war camps in Scotland on behalf of the Emergency Committee of the Society of Friends and sent the prisoners seeds, linoleum, a sheet of rubber for printing, a stereoscope, a kaleidescope, writing tablets, and books. He lobbied for the non-payment of taxes until the end of the war, proposed disarmament by general agreement, and was against supporting...
Dates: 1905-1934

Helena M. Swanwick Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Swanwick, Helena M.
Overview Helena Maria Sickert was born in Germany and moved to England early on. She was an author, journalist, and lecturer involved in peace activism, feminism, and social justice. She became chair of the British Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and was a British delegate to the League of Nations. Her dream was that women, if they used their power, could make an end to war.
Dates: 1907-1938