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American Civil Liberties Union Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Civil Liberties Union
Overview

The ACLU grew out of the American Union Against Militarism, which was founded in 1916 and dissolved in 1922.

Dates: 1917

American Civil Liberties Union: National Committee on Conscientious Objectors Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-022
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...
Dates: 1940-1946

Gerhard Elston Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-165
Overview

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.

Dates: 1849-1992

Joint Amnesty Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Joint Amnesty Committee
Dates: 1922-1923

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
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,...
Dates: 1898-1986

John Nevin Sayre Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-117
Overview

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

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-110
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

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Identifier: HC.MC-1175
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...
Dates: 1903-1953

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Subject
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education 1
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
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Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
College students -- Political activity -- United States 1
College students -- Scholarships, fellowships, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Human rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Judges -- United States 1
Lawyers -- United States 1
Loyalty oaths -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lutheran Church -- Clergy -- History -- Sources 1
Peace 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Practice of law -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends 1
Society of Friends -- Education 1
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Medical care 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Protest movements -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- History -- Sources 1
correspondence 1
legal documents 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
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Names
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 4
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
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Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
American Christians for the Abolition of Torture 1
American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Project on Amnesty 1
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania 1
American Civil Liberties Union. Greater Philadelphia Branch 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Amnesty International USA 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Asian Studies Association 1
Ayusawa, Iwao, 1894-1972 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bartlett, Percy W. 1
Blaxall, Arthur W. 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Bread for the World (Organization) 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brookwood Labor College (Katonah, N.Y.) 1
Burton, O. E. (Ormond Edward), 1893-1974 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Center for Ethics & Society 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chandy, K. K., 1908- 1
Christianity and Crisis, Inc. 1
Christians Associated for Relationships with Eastern Europe (U.S.) 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Committee on Militarism in Education (U.S.) 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Davidon, William C. 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Eastman, E. Philip 1
Elston, Gerhard 1
Embassies of Reconciliation (Organization) 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisk University 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends World Conference 1
Goss-Mayr, Hildegard 1
Happy Grove School (Hectors River, Jamaica) 1
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 1
Haverford College 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 1
International Work Group on Death, Dying, and Bereavement 1
Joint Amnesty Committee 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
Lawrence, W. Appleton (William Appleton), 1889-1968 1
Lester, Muriel, 1883-1968 1
Longstreth, Walter C. 1
Maryland Civil Liberties Committee 1
May 2nd Movement 1
Mayr, Kaspar, 1891-1963 1
Mensching, Wilhelm 1
National Civil Liberties Bureau (U.S.) 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America 1
National Urban League 1
New York Colored Mission 1
Olmstead, Frank 1
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 1
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
Pennsylvania Committee for Political Prisoners 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1925-approximately 1932) 1
Philadelphia Peace Council (1937-ca. 1943) 1
Philadelphia Young Friends' Association 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Pitter, Přemysl, 1895-1976 1
Planetary Initiative for the World We Choose 1
Reeves, George B., 1905- 1
Roser, Henri, 1899- 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sayre, Francis Bowes, 1885-1972 1
Schomer, Howard, 1915- 1
Schuchardt, Irmgard 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Siegmund-Schultze, Friedrich, 1885-1969 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Smith, Earl Martin, 1895- 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stetler, Russell 1
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