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A.J. Muste Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Abstract A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

National Council Against Conscription Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-052
Abstract The National Council Against Conscription had its first official meeting on December 13, 1945 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Nation Council Against Conscription worked to defeat various legislative measures which promoted universal military training and peacetime conscription, by lobbying Congress, public speaking, publishing detailed analyses of proposed legislation, corresponding with magazine and newspaper editors about their coverage of Universal Military Training, and producing...
Dates: 1944-1960

Juanita Morrow Nelson and Wallace F. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-262
Abstract

Juanita and Wally Nelson were civil rights activists, tax resisters, simple living proponents, farmers, and writers/speakers for peace.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1923-2015

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New York Bureau of Legal Advice
Abstract

The New York Bureau of Legal First Aid was founded on May 11, 1917. In May 1918, the group changed its name to the New York Bureau of Legal Advice. The Bureau was the first organization to provide free legal service to men who resisted the new draft laws related to the entry of the United States into the First World War. In September 1918, the Bureau was raided by the FBI which temporarily disrupted its work. The Bureau closed in the fall of 1919, shortly before the Armistice.

Dates: 1917-1920

New York Bureau of Legal Advice Records

 Collection — othertype: Reel 142.1
Identifier: SCPC-Reel-142.1
Abstract Holdings in Tamiment Library: about half the records of the New York Bureau of Legal Advice consist of case histories pertaining to selective service exemption, draft evasion, conscientious objector status, military imprisonment, military discharge, desertion, amnesty, civil liberties and deportations. One third of the collection consists of office files, administrative reports and correspondence, including extensive fundraising correspondence. The remainder of the collection is made up of...
Dates: 1917-1919

Northern California Service Board for Conscientious Objectors Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Northern California Service Board-Conscientious Objectors
Abstract

Includes printed correspondence, minutes of meetings, memoranda, brochures; correspondents include Allen H. Barr and Robert F. Leavens.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1954

Edgar R. Norton Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Norton, Edgar R.
Abstract

Includes correspondence, notes and reminiscences, statement of conscience by Edgar Norton; correspondents include Harrop A. Freeman, Norman J. Whitney.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1949; 1945-1949, 1960

Harry Gray Nugent Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nugent, Harry Gray
Abstract

The collection includes court cases of Harry Gray Nugent; also some information about Lester Packer.

Dates: Majority of material found in 1952

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

Joseph C. Osborn Collected Papers

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

Collection includes biographical information, correspondence, information about Osborn's academic work at Purdue University, 1936-1942, and about his draft orders and conscientious objection status; and information about Osborn's time in Civilian Public Service and CPS reunions in 1983 and 1986.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1986

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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
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
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