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Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.)


Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Bye Collected Papers

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bye, Mary
Dates: 1974-1986

Robert Levering Papers

Identifier: SCPC-DG-080

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson) Miller Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-105
Abstract Richmond Pearson Miller (1902-1972) was a Quaker author and educator. He was the son of J. Milton and Sara G. Miller In 1926 Alice Leinbach. He died in 1972. This collection contains the papers of Richmond P. Miller, Quaker author and educator, including correspondence, writings, and papers relating to various Quaker concerns. Miller was involved with the 1962 NBC television production, Gentle Persuaders; the William Penn Tercentenary in 1964; the William Jeanes Memorial Library controversy;...
Dates: 1923-1970

Philadelphia Peace Center Collected Records

 Collection — Othertype CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Center
Dates: 1962-1970

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Committee on the United Nations (1974-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/773
Identifier: QM-Phy-773
Abstract The Committee on the United Nations was formed at the beginning of 1974 to “create, among Friends and people within the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting area generally, greater support for the UN and stronger concern for the problems the UN was designed to meet.” It began as a subcommittee of the Peace Committee, but in 1982 was made into a full committee. The committee published a newsletter, made presentations to schools and churches, and sponsored the Model UN Convention for Friends Schools....
Dates: 1974-2001

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/770
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Abstract The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Nonviolence and Children Committee (1970-2015)

 Collection — Othertype SW/Phy/771
Identifier: QM-Phy-771
Abstract Since its inception in 1973, the Non-Violence and Children Committee (NVC) has explored the values, skills, and supports which enable children to develop powerful, nonviolent responses to violence. They work with Monthly Meetings, Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, Friends' and non-Quaker schools, the wider community and within their own committee, to support nonviolent approaches to conflict and differences, and to nurture children in the ways of peacemaking. The committee organizes and often...
Dates: 1970-1997

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Archival Object 2
Society of Friends -- Delaware 3
Society of Friends -- Maryland 3
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 3
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
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Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Children and peace 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Conflict management 1
Conflict management -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Gentle Persuaders. Motion picture 1
Interpersonal conflict in children -- Study and teaching 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- Study and teaching 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Social aspects 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Region -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
School violence -- United States -- Prevention 1
Social interaction in children -- Study and teaching 1
Society of Friends -- Congresses 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 1
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Sunday schools 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
Women and peace 1
Youth and peace -- United States 1
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