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Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1917-1974

Stephen G. Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1240
Overview Stephen G. Cary graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933 and from Haverford College in 1937. He earned a master's degree in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and was the chairman of the AFSC from 1979 to 1991. Cary was a member of the Haverford College Board of Managers from 1955 to 1969. In 1969, he joined the staff as vice president of development. He was acting...
Dates: 1930-2002

Center for Economic Conversion Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-215
Overview

The Center for Economic Conversion was a nonprofit organization which promoted the conversion of the military-based U.S. economy to a civilian-based, peace-oriented, and environmentally sustainable one. It was founded in 1975 as a project of the American Friends Service Committee. CEC was a leading advocate for using military base conversion as a tool to foster sustainable development.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1975-2000

Horace Champney Papers

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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

Harold J. Chance papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1214
Abstract Harold J. Chance (1898-1975) worked for peace education through the American Friends Service Committee, the Peace Caravans, the Youth Section of the Emergency Peace Campaign, the Institute of International Relations, and the Friends Peace Service from 1934-1964. Included in the Harold Chance papers are correspondence, journals, writings, mailings, reports, and materials on the Friends Peace Service. Also included are Harold Haines Brinton's (1884-1973) lectures and course notes on topics...
Dates: 1938-1964

Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work

 Collection — othertype: SC-195
Identifier: SFHL-SC-195
Abstract Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the...
Dates: 1949-1961

Civilian Public Service publications

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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

Lucy S. Clark papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-020
Identifier: SFHL-SC-020
Abstract

Primarily thank-you letters from recipients of parcels of food and clothing in Germany, England, Finland, and Norway, with descriptions of post-War conditions. Also includes lists of what was sent and explanatory correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1949

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Rebecca Timbres Clark photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-113
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853 - 1999

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 45
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 34
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Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 18
correspondence 16
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 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
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Language
English 124
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
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. 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 General Conference (U.S.) 2
Friends Medical Society 2
Friends Mississippi Project 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
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
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