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Piedmont Peace Resource Center Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Piedmont Peace Resource Center
Abstract

This collection consists of flyers, announcements, financial records, booklets, printed correspondence. Includes information about the "Alternatives to Military Service" project.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1984-1992

Murray Polner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Overview Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from...
Dates: 1963-1988

Quaker Emergency Service records

 Collection — othertype: SC-192
Identifier: SFHL-SC-192
Abstract The collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project in Brazil; and writings by people outside the group. Of interest are transcript talks given by Peter F. Amoroso of the New York Department of Correction, and Austin H. MacCormick of the Osborne Association. There is also a carbon copy, attributed to John S. Gough, of the...
Dates: ca. 1941-1948

Quakers Exiled in Virginia collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-153
Overview This collection is comprised of the two folders of materials related to a group of Quakers exiled in Virigina during the American Revolutionary War, from 1777 to 1778. The collection includes originals, photocopies, and transcripts of the materials. The materials are largely composed of correspondence, but also include decisions made by Congress, financial records of the exiles, and a single photograph of the Isaac Brown house, where Quaker exiles were held in Virginia in 1777. Includes a...
Dates: 1777-1778

Channing B. Richardson Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Richardson, Channing B.
Abstract

Correspondence includes letters responding to requests for support of conscientious objector status applications written by former students and/or Quaker acquaintances. He wrote letters on their behalf to various draft boards.

Dates: 1968-1972

David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview

David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.

Dates: 1935-2005

Rosika Schwimmer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schwimmer, Rosika
Overview

Rosika Schwimmer was a suffragist and feminist leader from Hungary who worked internationally. She founded several Hungarian societies for the advancement of trade unionism, land reform, feminism, female suffrage and pacifism and worked to promote peace during World War I. She helped to form a number of U.S. and international peace groups, including the Emergency Peace Federation, the Henry Ford Peace Expedition, and the Woman's Peace Party. She received the World Peace Prize in 1937.

Dates: 1914-1948

SCI International Voluntary Service (U.S.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-148
Overview

This organization was stablished around 1956 by Robert Stowell and others as an American affiliate of Service Civil International with the goals of voluntary service, self-discipline, and international friendship. The group operated approximately 87 workcamps between 1954 and 1974. SCI provided placements and alternative service for conscientious objectors. SCI suspended operation in the mid-1970s, but was revived in the mid-1980s by a group of former SCI volunteers.

Dates: 1954-1976

Daniel A. Seeger Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Seeger, Daniel A.
Overview

Seeger is best known for the 1965 Supreme Court court case regarding his conscientious objector claim without belief in a Supreme Being as grounds for C.O. status.

Dates: 1958-2008

Sharpless Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1111
Overview

Letters, accounts, diaries, and journals of members of the interrelated Sharpless and Kite families, including the papers of Joshua Sharpless (1746/7-1826) and letters of Mary Kite (1792-1861) as well as the papers of Edward G. Smedley, ca. 1836-1908, dealing with his experiences as a conscientious objector during the Civil War, 1863-1866.

Dates: 1748-1875

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 62
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 13
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 6
 
Subject
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 19
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Conscientious objection 13
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Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 6
Conscientious objection -- United States 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objectors -- United States 4
Pacifism 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
correspondence 4
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain 3
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 3
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious Objectors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 2
Disarmament -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 2
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- Religious aspects 2
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Great Britain 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker educators 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- History 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. 2
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Sources 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Aliens -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Anti-imperialist movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- South Carolina 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control 1
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Language
English 79
French 1
Undetermined 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 10
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
Civilian Public Service 9
Kaufman, Abraham 8
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 7
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 7
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Newton, Ray 5
War Resisters League 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 4
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 4
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 4
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
War Resisters' International 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Barr, Allen H. 3
Brooks, R. Boland 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
McReynolds, David 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Will, Herman, 1915- 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Beaton, Grace M. 2
Blood, Peter, -1946 2
Boston Draft Resistance Group 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Byrns, Elinor 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Curry, A. Stauffer (Abram Stauffer), 1913- 2
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 2
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Einstein, Albert 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 2
Forest, Jim (James H.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gara, Larry 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 2
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Hoover, Warren W. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Nhất Hạnh, Thích 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Olmstead, Frank 2
Pacifist Action Committee 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Ransom, Frances Rose 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
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