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Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
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-

Friends Girls' School, Tokyo letter

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-202
Overview

This collection contains a copy of a letter written to the Friends Girls' School in Tokyo from the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1938

Friends Medical Society

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-034
Overview

Friends Medical Society is an informal association established in 1950 to voice Quaker concerns in the field of medicine, and, more specifically, to act as a medical and advisory resource for the American Friends Service Committee and other national and international medical programs. Its records contain minutes of the annual meetings, correspondence, and some miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1950-1983

Friends Medical Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1199
Overview

The Friends Medical Society, a Quaker organization that was founded in 1950. The collection includes information about their programs around the world along with information on its members, predominantly medical doctors.

Dates: 1950-2006

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview

A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.

Dates: 1915-1917

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

Friends World Committee on Consultation records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1004
Overview

Three separate sets of records of Friends World Conferences, the first through the third, dated 1926-1952.

Dates: 1926-1929, 1934-1937, 1949-1952

Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Overview

Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.

Dates: 1928-1967

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Library
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 45
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 44
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 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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