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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

American Committee for Relief of German Children Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Committee for Relief of German Children
Dates: 1923-1924

American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Abstract Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

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-

American Friends Service Committee lantern slides of World War I relief work

 Collection — othertype: PA-AFSC
Identifier: SFHL-PA-AFSC
Abstract English and American Quakers were involved in relief efforts in Europe during and after WWI. These efforts were begun by English Quakers of London Yearly Meeting, and later joined by the American Friends Service Committee. They expanded the scope of their aid from France to also include Russia, Serbia, Poland, Austria, and Germany. The lantern slides in this collection were taken during these relief efforts and, along with lecture notes, sent back home to Friends groups who would use the...
Dates: 1914 - 1922

American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single news letter and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1942-1947

American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-211
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Abstract

This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.

Dates: circa 1918-1975

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Abstract

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

American Interracial Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Interracial Peace Committee
Scope and Contents

Contains pamphlets and leaflets. Five items.

Dates: 1928-

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 45
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 45
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 34
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 18
correspondence 17
Quakers 15
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 10
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 8
Quaker women 7
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 7
World War, 1939-1945 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International relief -- France 6
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Quakers -- History 6
Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 6
diaries 6
letters (correspondence) 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
International relief 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- Japan 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 5
International relief -- Germany 4
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
photographs 4
Charities -- France 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism 3
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Education 3
Quakers -- Germany 3
Quakers -- Indiana 3
Quakers -- Japan 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Social service -- France 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Charities 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- International assistance 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
lecture notes 3
speeches (documents) 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Child welfare -- Germany 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Diaries 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief -- Europe 2
International relief -- Poland 2
International relief -- Russia 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Missionaries 2
Nonviolence 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Photographs 2
Poland -- Pictorial works 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker photographers 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- France 2
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Language
English 125
German 1
Undetermined 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 13
Haverford College 12
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 11
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 9
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
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Swarthmore College 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 7
Brinton, Anna Cox 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Society of Friends 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Westtown Boarding School 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
A Quaker Action Group 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Quaker United Nations Office 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 3
Coleman, John Royston 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Earlham College 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Miles, Catharine Cox 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Shipley family 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 3
War Resisters League 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
Young, Mildred Binns 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 2
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
Bacon family 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Carter family 2
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends Ambulance Unit 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Medical Society 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 2
Friends World Conference 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
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