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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.
Dates: 1917-

Horace Champney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.
Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Civilian Public Service publications

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee in...
Dates: 1815-2006

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...
Dates: 1938-1951

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-048
Abstract The Federal Council of Churches organized its Committee on the Conscientious Objector under its Department of International Justice and Goodwill in 1941. The Committee was interested in all aspects of conscientious objection, especially religious life in Civilian Public Service camps. Among the Committee's projects was the organizing of a program of visitation to CPS camps.
Dates: 1941-1946

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He also...
Dates: 1909-1996

William Huntington papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
Dates: 1932-1984

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 8
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 4
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Cooking, American 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychologists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Ohio -- Yellow Springs -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Charities 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
A Quaker Action Group 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
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Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anh, Le Thi 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashley, Bruce 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Champney, Beulah 1
Champney, Horace 1
Champney, Ken 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hartman, Grover L. 1
Haverford College 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kaufman, Abraham 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
Lakey, George 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
McReynolds, David 1
Mennonite Central Committee 1
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 1
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 1
Movement for a New Society 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
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