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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

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Larry Gara Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

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

Norman J. Whitney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Overview Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

Jayne Tuttle Wilhelm and Paul A. Wilhelm Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilhelm, Paul and Jane Tuttle Wilhelm
Overview

Paul A. Wilhelm (1916- ) served in three Civilian Public Service Units: Camp 3, Patapsco, Md.; Camp 52, Powelsville Maryland; and Camp 49, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) State Hospital. He registered as a Baptist conscientious objector but became a Quaker after his marriage to C. Jayne Tuttle in 1943.

Dates: 1934-1978

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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 2
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lawyers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Poor People's Campaign 1
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Psychiatric hospital care -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
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American Friends Service Committee 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Civilian Public Service 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
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Levering, Robert, 1944- 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beheiren 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Daniel Seeger Defense Fund of the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Davidov, Marv 1
DeSilver, Harrison 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fangmeier, Robert 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Forster, Clifford 1
Frantz, Charles 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gara, Larry 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Hill, Lewis K. 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Jacob, Philip E. 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lazarus, Leonard 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
MacAdam, Ruth E. 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Meyer, Christopher (Business owner) 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Moody, Roger 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 1
Nelson, Beryl Herbert 1
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 1
New York State Board for Civilian Public Service 1
Noell, Chuck 1
Osborne, Winslow H. 1
Pacifist Research Bureau 1
Parkman, Patricia 1
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1
Phillips, Randolph Godfrey 1
Reeves, George B. 1
Reynolds, Earle L. 1
Rocket, Writer 1
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 1
Seeger, Daniel A. 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smiley, Glenn E. 1
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) 1
Syracuse Peace Council 1
United States. Selective Service System 1
Vietnam Moratorium Committee (U.S.) 1
Vogel, Robert S. 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
Warren, Emlyn 1
White, Simeon 1
Whitney, Mildred C. 1
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 1
Wilhelm, Jayne Tuttle 1
Wilhelm, Paul A. 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Winchester, Harold P. 1
Wood, J. Duncan (John Duncan) 1
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 1
Zietlow, Carl P. 1
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