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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

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview 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

Episcopal Peace Fellowship Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-118
Overview The Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF), was founded November 1939 as an association of pacifist members of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The organization sought to discover and unite pacifists within the church and to influence its membership regarding Christianity and peace. The EPF has sponsored educational projects (publications, lectures, workshops, conferences), provided counseling and financial support for conscientious objectors, and contributed to pacifist projects in other...
Dates: 1936-2009; Majority of material found within 1936 - 2009

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
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: 1920, 1938-1951

Charles E. (Charles Eugene) Fager Papers

 Collection
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...
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

Joseph Felmet Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Felmet, Joseph
Abstract

Collection includes two letters from Felmet; bulk of collection is photocopies regarding Felmet's draft resistance and civil rights work; also includes a photocopy of Felmet's FBI files.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1994

Michael Ferber Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ferber, Michael
Dates: 1967-1969

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

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

Dates: 1933-1995

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 104
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 5
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 47
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 33
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
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Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 11
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States 9
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 8
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 7
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 6
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 5
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Selective conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Americans -- Canada -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Mennonites -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Counseling -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States 2
I-W service 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Jews -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Legal aid -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 2
Methodist Church -- Clergy -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reformers -- United States 2
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 2
Veterans -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Canada -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- Sources 2
War -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 2
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- 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
Actors -- United States 1
African American Quakers 1
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 1
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 1
African American soldiers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
American Literature 1
Amnesty -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Amnesty -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- North Carolina -- Greenville -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Bible -- Children's use -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Study and teaching -- Congresses 1
Bible -- Theology -- Congresses 1
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Language
English 114
Spanish; Castilian 1
Undetermined 1
 
Names
Civilian Public Service 34
American Friends Service Committee 17
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
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Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
War Resisters League 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 4
Tatum, Arlo D. 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 3
Barr, Allen H. 3
Bromley, Ernest 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Ferber, Michael 3
Gara, Larry 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 3
National Interreligious Service Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
Peacemaker Movement 3
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Tatum, Lyle 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
American Legion 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Brethren Service Committee 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Committee for Amnesty for All Objectors to War and Conscription 2
Congress of Racial Equality 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Golden Rule (Ketch) 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Hoover, Warren W. 2
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Kantor, William Marx 2
Lens, Sidney 2
Lunde, Erling H. 2
Lynd, Alice 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Service Board for Religious Objectors 2
New York Bureau of Legal Advice 2
New York Bureau of Legal First Aid 2
Newton, Ray 2
Pacifist Research Bureau 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 2
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prisoner Visitation and Support (1971-) 2
Reeves, George B., 1905- 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
United States. Selective Service System 2
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 2
Wilhelm, Paul A. 2
Will, Herman, 1915- 2
Winchester, Harold P. 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Ahimsa Farm 1
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