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Archives & Manuscripts

Pacifists -- United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Warren W. Hoover Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hoover, Warren W.
Abstract Collection includes typed and handwritten lists, clippings and notices about conscientious objectors that had been dismounted from a scrapbook compiled by Warren W. Hoover. Eight folders are arranged the home state of the conscientious objector; nine are arranged by the religious denomination supporting the COs; the remainder, about 2.5 linear feet, is arranged chronologically; includes conscientious objection to the Vietnam War; materials date from 1956 to 1970.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956-1970

Gene Keyes Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keyes, Gene
Abstract Collection consists of printed materials, including information about Keyes' draft resistance during the Vietnam War, antiwar and anti-nuclear activities.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1966

Camilo Mejía Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mejia, Camilo
Abstract Collection has secondary sources only.
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005-

Duncan Bassett Murphy, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-266
Overview Duncan Murphy Jr. was greatly concerned for Native American rights, and was an activist against the U.S. war in Central America and the U.S. build-up of a nuclear weapons arsenal.
Dates: 1920-2012

Stanley Murphy Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Murphy, Stanley
Abstract This collection consists of one item, a magazine article undated but published around 1947, titled "Why Murphy Wouldn't Fight." There is no identification as to the name or publisher of the magazine, or the author.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1947

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan Board...
Dates: 1914-1970

Harry Gray Nugent Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nugent, Harry Gray
Abstract The collection includes court cases of Harry Gray Nugent; also some information about Lester Packer.
Dates: Majority of material found in 1952

Joseph W. Reilly Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reilly, Joseph W.
Abstract The collection includes information about the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Council, the Friendship Cooperative House, the conference of the National Youth Assembly Against Universal Military Training, Washington D.C. February 15-16, 1948, the Philadelphia Resist Conscription Committee, the Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription, the Philadelphia Town Meeting of Youth and Vets, and the Veterans Commission on Court-Martial Cases.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Norman Thomas Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Norman
Abstract Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884-1961) was an American Presbyterian minister who achieved fame as a pacifist and six-time presidential candidate for the Socialist Party of America.
Dates: 1909-1946

Young People's Peace Conference transcript

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-222
Abstract Contains the transcript of the Young People's Peace Conference sponsored by the Joint Peace Committee of New York Quakers in 1933. Chief speakers were Frederick J. Libby, Paul Harris, Jr., Edmund B. Chaffee, Alden G. Alley, Sidney E. Goldstein, and Norman Thomas.
Dates: 1933