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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Peace Action Center Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-093
Overview The Peace Action Center began in 1961 as a continuation of the vigil at Fort Detrick, Md. Peace activists had sponsored a continuous vigil as early as 1959 seeking the abandonment of biological weapons and appealed for the conversion of the fort into a world health center. The Peace Action Center included cooperative living quarters for the staff of religious pacifists, mostly Quakers. PAC staff including Lawrence Scott, director, and Jack L. Bagley, Sarah Bishop, Florence Y. Carpenter,...
Dates: 1959-1965

Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

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  • Names: Willoughby, George, pacifist X
  • Names: Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 X
  • Names: Walker, Charles C. X

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Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Corson, Helen H. 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
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Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Parkman, Patricia 2
Peace Action Center (Washington, D.C.) 2
Pfeiffer, Stephen D. 2
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Anderson, Ross W. 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Bagley, Jack L. 1
Beheiren 1
Bishop, Sarah 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carpenter, Florence Y. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
DeVault, Don 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Faust, Bertha, 1909- 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Gottwald, Norman K. (Norman Karol), 1926- 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jamison, Jeannette 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Malz, Gertrude 1
Martin, William R., 1938- 1
Massar, Ivan 1
McNeil, Gelston 1
Miller, Lawrence McK. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Nash, Vernon 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). European Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Pacific Project 1
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Washington Prayer Vigil 1
Olson, Theodore, 1932- 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pickus, Robert 1
Raitt, Walton A. 1
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Simon, Emily Parker 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases 1
Uphaus, Willard E. (Willard Edwin), 1890-1983 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
Wayland-Smith, Robert 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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