American Civil Liberties Union
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
American Civil Liberties Union Collected Records
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Civil Liberties Union
The ACLU grew out of the American Union Against Militarism, which was founded in 1916 and dissolved in 1922.
American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records
Overview The roots of the NCCO began shortly after conscription in WWII was instituted. Little is known about the New York Office of the NCCO. It was headquartered at 31 Union Square West in New York City (NY) where the ACLU had its offices, and was likely set up in 1940, under the chairmanship of Norman Angell, and stayed in existence through 1945. In Washington (DC), the Temporary Committee for Legal Aid to Conscientious Objectors was formed in 1940. R. Boland Brooks had gone to NSBRO (National...
Gerhard Elston Papers
Gerhard Elston served as an officer or staff member in many peace and international organizations including as Executive Director for Amnesty Internationl USA (1978-1981), board member of Clergy and Laity Concerned, Bread for the World, American Christians for the Abolition of Torture, and the American Civil Liberties Union. He died suddenly in 1992 at the age of 68.
Joint Amnesty Committee Collected Records
Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Joint Amnesty Committee
Allen S. Olmsted II Papers
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
John Nevin Sayre Papers
John Nevin Sayre was a pacifist who spent over 40 years at the helm of the Fellowship of Reconciliation.
Dates: 1885-1982; Majority of material found within 1922-1967
Russell Stetler Papers
Overview These documents created and collected by Russell Stetler pertain to the early role of Haverford students in opposing the war in Vietnam, Haverford’s support of Stetler’s right to dissent when his scholarship from the Philadelphia Board of Education was threatened because of his antiwar activities, Stetler’s correspondence with the English philosopher and peace activist Bertrand Russell, and Stetler’s essay on the Vietnam war that was ultimately published in a pamphlet by the Bertrand Russell...
Dates: 1962-2022; Majority of material found within 1963-1965
L. Hollingsworth Wood papers
Overview Primarily correspondence related to Wood's activities in areas of peace, civil rights, African American education, and Quaker education. Wood was founding member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee, and National Urban League. He was president of the Urban League for 26 years; elected in 1917 to Fisk University Board of Trustees; and a member of Haverford College Board of Managers. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Rufus...