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Albert and Frank Dietrich Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dietrich correspondence
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence between the two brothers and their letters to their parents and to Frank's wife, Christine; topics include war, peace, patriotism, daily life in the army and Civilian Public Service, and arguments about the use of military force and pacifist nonviolence in the face of Nazi Germany and expansionist Japan; Frank's letters from the Philippines offer descriptions of life there, and the challenges of wartime marriages and parenthood.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1988-1998; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1815-2006

Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Fager Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-214
Abstract Charles Eugene Fager is a Quaker writer, publisher, educator, and activist. Born in 1942, "Chuck" Fager graduated from Colorado State University and attended Harvard Divinity School. After working for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference in Selma, Alabama, he performed Vietnam CO alternative service at Friends World College in 1966. He left FWC the following year, devoting his time to writing and freelance work. In the mid 1980s Fager started Kimo Press, a small publishing operation...
Dates: 1976-1999

Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America Records

 Collection
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

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Abstract

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1909-1996

George Houser Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Houser, George
Abstract

Collection is primarily correspondence between Houser and others regarding amnesty for war objectors (1945-1947), the Break With Conscription committee (1946-1947), correspondence with conscientious objectors (1942-1946), the Labour Pacifist Fellowship (Britain) (1945), Civilian Public Service strike (1946), the Peace Now Movement (1943-1944), and the Resist Conscription Committee (1948).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1942-

William Huntington papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Abstract

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

Roy C. Kepler Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-185
Abstract

Roy Kepler was a radical pacifist and conscientious objector during World War II, owner of Kepler Books in Menlo Park, California, involved for many years with the War Resisters League, one of the founders of the Pacifica Foundation and public radio in California.

Dates: 1940-1985

Mennonite Central Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Mennonite Central Committee
Abstract

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) was formed when representatives of various Mennonite conferences met July 27-28, 1920, in Elkhart (Indiana), and pledged to aid hungry people, including Mennonites, in Russia and Ukraine.Since then thousands have served with MCC worldwide on relief, peace and development projects.

Dates: 1940-

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 26
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 3
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 21
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 13
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 7
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States 4
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
I-W service 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American Literature 1
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Bible -- Children's use -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Study and teaching -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Theology -- Congresses 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious Objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Brethren in Christ Church -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Correspondence 1
Cooking, American 1
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Food service 1
Friendly Letter 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 1
Journey of Reconciliation, 1947 1
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
Liberation (New York, N.Y. : 1956) 1
Mennonites -- Charities 1
Mennonites -- Charities -- History -- Sources 1
Methodist Church -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Oral histories 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- California, Northern -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 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
Philosophers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospitals -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- History -- Sources 1
Public radio -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker authors 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- New York (State) -- Albany -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Radicalism -- California -- Berkeley -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Simplicity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Smokejumpers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Congresses 1
Society of Friends -- Delaware 1
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Language
English 33
Undetermined 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 10
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
Barr, Allen H. 3
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Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 2
DeSilver, Harrison 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
Pacifist Research Bureau 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 2
War Resisters League 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Alexander, Howard W. (Howard Wright), 1911-1985 1
Alexander, Mary Alice 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Forum for Socialist Education 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Association of Catholic Conscientious Objectors 1
Big Flats Defense Committee 1
Binford, Helen 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Break with Conscription Committee 1
Briggs, Franklin Humphrey, 1916- 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
Bromley, Marion, -1996 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 1
Center on Conscience and War 1
Chicago Conference on Social Action (1943) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Gulfport, Miss.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Medaryville, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Merom, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Missoula, Mont.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Waldport, Or.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Committee to End Slave Labor in America 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cooper, Samuel 1
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dietrich, Albert, 1914-2002 1
Dietrich, Christine 1
Dietrich, Frank, 1914-2009 1
Doty, C. LeRoy 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Eller, Cynthia 1
Everson, William, 1912-1994 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America. Committee on the Conscientious Objector 1
Food for Europe Fund 1
Frankel, Esther S. (Esther Strum) 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Bible Conference (1989 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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