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Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-037
Overview

The Friends Sesqui-Centennial Commission was an organization involved with coordinating Quaker activities relating to the sesquicentennial celebration of the American Revolution in 1926 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The collection contains a minute book containing committee and treasurer's reports, registration books, printed material and other records.

Dates: 1925-1926

Rufus M. Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

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American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
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Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1