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Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview

Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.

Dates: 1932-1969

Harold Barton Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-144
Abstract Ann Morrissett Davidon (1925-2004), was a writer, editor, educator, pacifist and peace activist through her entire life. William Cooper Davidon(1927- 2013), was a professor of physics at Haverford College and (retired 1994), pacifist, peace activist. The two were married in 1963 and both continued to be very active in peace, pacifist, anti-Vietnam War, and social justice organizations. They advocated and practiced war-tax resistance. In 1971, William Davidon was named an "unindicted...
Dates: 1949-

Henry Drinker correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-031
Abstract

This collection includes letters received by Henry Drinker regarding various business and personal matters. The correspondents include Ruth Anna Rutter (later Lindley), George Churchman, and William Brinton, who wrote concerning a subscription from Lampeter Preparative Meeting for relief in Europe.

Dates: 1791-1801

Edward W. Evans Papers

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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

Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview

Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Miles, Ward and Alice Calder Miles
Abstract Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide...
Dates: 1944-1948, 2003, 2007

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American Friends Service Committee 4
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Haverford College 2
McReynolds, David 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brinton, William, 1759-1842 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Coleville, Calif.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Williamsburg, Va.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Mental Hygiene Program 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elizabeth Newlin Baker 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lakey, George 1
Lampeter Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Lindley, Ruth Anna, 1768-1810 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Mayer, Milton, 1908-1986 1
McAlister, Elizabeth 1
Miles, Alice Calder 1
Miles, Ward C., 1922- 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Movement for a New Society 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Mental Health Foundation 1
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 1
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 1
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Pennell, Anne Walton 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Peace Committee (1916-1933) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 1
Reilly, Joseph W. 1
Shaw, Paul Vanorden, 1898- 1
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
Tiller, Phyllis M. 1
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 1
United Pacifists of West Chester and Vicinity (Pa.) 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Universal Peace Union 1
Vidal, Gore, 1925- 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
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