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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 23 Collections and/or Records:

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.

American Friends' Peace Conference Collected Records

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

Mary Bye Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bye, Mary

Helen M. Carroll Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order

Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee on Peace and Service-Bucks Quarterly Meeting
Abstract Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, statements and reports, press releases, and news clippings. Correspondents include Conveners Mary Bye and Edward G. Ramberg, a noted physicist.

Carol Cummings and Frank Cummings Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-180
Abstract Carol and Frank Cummings were a married couple who were involved in the sanctuary movement for Central American refugees in the 1980s.

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace
Overview By 1951, it was agreed that the Friends Coordinating Committee on Peace was strictly a consultative and coordinating group for the peace efforts of Yearly Meetings and such Quaker entities as the American Friends Service Committee, the Friends Committee on National Legislation, the Friends World Committee for Consultation, the Peace and Social Order Committee of the Friends General Conference, and the Friends Peace Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The annual meeting of the FCCP...