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Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183
Abstract Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.
Dates: 1821-1852

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Fager Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-214
Overview 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 and...
Dates: 1976-1999

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Solomon Frazer prison letters, 1864-1865 (copies)

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-042
Abstract This collection is a compilation of photocopies and typescripts of the letters of Solomon Frazer, written while he was imprisoned at Salisbury Confederate Prison as a religious objector to the Civil War. The letters are arranged as an informal history of the prison and of the Quaker community of North Carolina during the Civil War. Also included are letters from several other Quakers, some of whom were imprisoned as religious objectors and others who participated in the conflict.
Dates: 1864-1865

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview 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 also...
Dates: 1909-1996

Nelson Fuson photographs of Civilian Public Service (CPS)

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-139
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. In 1941 Fuson was drafted as conscientious objector, and was assigned to several Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps during World War II. This collection includes loose black and white photos and black and white scrapbook pages, along with a handdrawn map, documenting Fuson's time in CPS.
Dates: 1942 - 1954

New York Yearly Meeting collection on conscientious objection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-223
Abstract This collection contains papers concerning conscientious objection collected by New York Yearly Meeting. Folder 1 contains a small amount of correspondence regarding COs in 1914 from Ulysses DeRosa, a member of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox); folders 2 and 3 contain largely correspondence, 1939-1946, concerning work with COs by the subcommittee on Conscientious Objectors of the New York Yearly Meeting Committee on Peace and Social Order, Joint Work-Camp Committee, and the Metropolitan Board...
Dates: 1914-1970

Edward F. Stratton Collected Papers on Ohio Quakers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-142
Overview Edward F. Stratton (1876-1968) was a Quaker from Salem and Barnesville, Ohio. He served as Curator of the Salem Quarterly Meeting records and was Librarian of the Friends Society, Salem, Ohio. The collection contains historical and biographical information compiled by Edward F. Stratton about the Maule, Stratton, Williams, and related Ohio Quaker families, especially those involved in separations in Ohio Yearly Meeting. Of particular interest are Joshua's Maule's diaries and correspondence...
Dates: 1770-1967

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting extracts concerning the Quaker Peace Testimony

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-095
Abstract This collection contains typed extracts on meeting minutes in which the Quaker stance in war and conscientious objection are discussed. Most materials relate to Quaker activities in the U.S. Civil War.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780-1917, 1861-1867

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Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
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Quaker authors 2
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Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- North Carolina 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 2
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
American Literature 1
Bible -- Children's use -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Study and teaching -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Theology -- Congresses 1
Camp Zachary Taylor (Ky.) 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Children's literature 1
Children's poetry 1
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
Church work with African Americans 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
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Conservative Quakers 1
Cooking, American 1
Draft -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
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Ercildoun (Pa.) 1
Farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Food service 1
Friendly Letter 1
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Indians, treatment of 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Oral histories 1
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Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pennsylvania -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Conscientious objectors 1
Primitive Quakers 1
Prison reformers -- United States 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania 1
Quaker printers 1
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 1
Quaker women -- United States -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Argentina 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
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Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Sermons 1
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Congresses 1
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Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 1
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American Friends Service Committee 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 2
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Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 2
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Day, Mahlon 1
DeRosa, Ulysses, 1892- 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fager, Charles (Charles Eugene), -1942 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Frazer, Solomon, 1816- 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Bible Conference (1989 : Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends United Meeting (U.S.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gould, Martha S., b. 1813 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Howland family 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Kimo Press 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Maule family 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 1
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 1
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace and Service Committee (1955-1966) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 1
Peace and Service Committee of the New York Yearly Meetings 1
Pemberton family 1
Pemberton, Israel, 1715-1779 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 1
Pemberton, Phebe, d. 1812 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 1
Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
Salisbury Prison (N.C.) 1
Spears Mobile Clinics 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Stratton family 1
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 1
Swarthmore College 1
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 1
Williams family 1
Williams, Edward, 1821-1894 1
Williams, Sarah B., 1823-1882 1
Williamson, Lawrence H. (Lawrence Hezekia), 1893-1963 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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