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Consultative Peace Council Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Consultative Peace Council
Abstract

Includes correspondence, reports, financial records, administrative files, minutes of meetings, publicity materials, brochures, newspaper clippings. Correspondents include: Devere Allen, Dorothy Detzer, Alfred Hassler, Jessie Wallace Hughan, Abe Kaufman, Frederick J. Libby, A.J. Muste, Ray Newton, Mildred Scott Olmsted, John Swomley, E. Raymond Wilson, and M.R. Zigler.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1930-1969; Majority of material found within 1939-1955

Emergency Peace Campaign Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-012
Abstract Initiated in late 1935 by the American Friends Service Committee and other pacifists; originally planned as a two-year campaign to rally peace, religious, labor, African-American and student groups; aim was to organize a national campaign to promote peace principles in the face of preparation for war in Europe, and to keep the United States out of war; may have been preceded by the Emergency Peace Committee (1931-1933), though this has not been documented. The first EPC office opened in...
Dates: 1936-1937

Emergency Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Peace Committee
Dates: 1931-1933

Edward W. Evans Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

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: 1938-1951

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.



Dates: 1943-

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...
Dates: 1909-1996

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Intentional Low Income Group Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Intentional Low Income Group
Abstract

Collection includes bulletins and statements of the Intentional Low Income Group.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-1954

Keep America Out of War Congress Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keep America Out of War
Overview The Keep America Out of War Congress was founded in 1938 (as the Keep America Out of War Comittee), by several leading peace organizations. The Congress was to pursue a joint, minimum six-point peace program. The aims of this program included the removal of U.S. ships and nationals from belligerent zones, a war referendum, the abandonment of plans for conscription and industrial mobilization, and greater economic and social justice at home and abroad. The Keep America Out of War Congress was...
Dates: 1938-1942

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 12
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Subject
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Pacifism -- United States 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
American poetry -- Quaker authors 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Civil disobedience 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Clergy -- California -- History -- Sources 1
College chaplains -- Ohio -- History -- Sources 1
Communal living 1
Conscientious objection 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Cooking, American 1
Disarmament 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Lobbyists -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Missionaries -- China -- History -- Sources 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker poets 1
Quakers -- California -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- France 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Social service -- France 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Socialism -- United States 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
Temperance -- Pennsylvania 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 1
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 6
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 3
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Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Civilian Public Service 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Kaufman, Abraham 2
Keep America Out of War Committee 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Newton, Ray 2
Roodenko, Igal 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anti-War Mobilization Mass Meeting (1940 : Washington, D.C.) 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Fay 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brooks, R. Boland 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Butler, Smedley D. (Smedley Darlington), 1881-1940 1
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Christian Way (Organization) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Consultative Peace Council (U.S.) 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Corfman, Rex 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 1
DiGia, Ralph 1
Dodge, Alice L. 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dunbar, Olivia Howard, 1873-1953 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eddy, Sherwood, 1871-1963 1
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 1
Eichelberger, Clark M. (Clark Mell), 1896-1980 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Emergency Peace Committee 1
Fellowship for a Christian Social Order 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gladstone, Arthur 1
Gottlieb, Edward P. 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Haines, Jennifer 1
Hamilton, Albert W. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Hedemann, Ed 1
Hedemann, Grace 1
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 1
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