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Joshua P. Blanchard Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Blanchard, Joshua Pollard
Abstract

Joshua Pollard Blanchard was born in 1782. His "Quaker" principles led him into being an important nineteenth century peace leader (and abolitionist). Blanchard was an absolute pacifist who was a conscientious objector during the war of 1812, and was tried in New York. He joined the Massachusetts Peace Society in 1816 and was very active for many years in the American Peace Society (APSl).

Dates: 1819-1868

Randolph Silliman Bourne Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Bourne, Randolph Silliman
Dates: 1913-1917

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

 Collection
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

Marion Bromley and Ernest Bromley Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-214
Abstract

Marion Coddington Bromley and Ernest Bromley were active members of the Society of Friends, absolute pacifists, war tax resisters, and worked for racial integration in the United States. They are best remembered as founders of the Peacemakers, and as war tax resisters.

Dates: 1920-1997

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Overview Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract

Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.

Dates: 1917-1974

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

Lucy Perkins Carner Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Carner, Lucy Perkins
Overview Lucy Perkins Carner served on the board of such organizations as the American Friends Service Committee, the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the War Resisters League, and the United World Federalists. She also joined the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. In many ways Carner worked for civil rights, protesting discrimination in businesses, and joining organizations such as the Congress on Racial Equality and the NAACP. She was also a war tax resister and protested against the...
Dates: 1953-1977

T. Corder Catchpool Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Catchpool, T. Corder
Overview T. Corder Catchpool refused any service when the Compulsory Military Service Act was passed in 1916 in Great Britain. He was in prison slightly more than two years, after which he published On Two Fronts: Letters of a Conscientious Objector, a memoir about his experiences during the war and in prison. After World War I, Catchpool became a relief worker, secretary for the Friends International Centre in Berlin, and peace worker. He performed reconciliation work...
Dates: 1914-1952

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 179
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 45
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Pacifists -- United States 21
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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 18
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 18
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 16
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 12
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists 10
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 10
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Conscientious objectors -- United States 8
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 7
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
United States 7
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 7
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Feminists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifists -- France -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 4
Women and peace 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States 3
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Peace movements 3
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- New England -- History -- Sources 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 2
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 2
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Environmentalists 2
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Evil, Non-resistance to -- History -- Sources 2
Feminists 2
I-W service 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Journalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Labor movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbyists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence 2
Pacifism 2
Pacifists -- Germany -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- Great Britain 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Pacifists -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Rogerenes 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace walks and marches 2
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 2
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Language
English 180
German 4
French 2
Undetermined 2
Czech 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 15
Civilian Public Service 15
War Resisters League 12
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 11
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 10
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 9
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 9
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 9
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 9
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 8
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 7
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 7
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 6
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Finch, Henry Le Roy 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
Baer, Gertrude 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
Kaufman, Abraham 5
McReynolds, David 5
Peacemaker Movement 5
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Furnas, Paul J. 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Nearing, Scott, 1883-1983 4
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 4
Roodenko, Igal 4
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 4
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 3
Berrigan, Philip 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Drevet, Camille 3
Eichel, Julius, 1896- 3
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 3
Gara, Larry 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 3
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 3
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lloyd, Lola Maverick, 1875-1944 3
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 3
Morrison, Norman R., 1933-1965 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Ponsonby, Arthur Ponsonby, Baron, 1871-1946 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 3
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Villard, Fanny Garrison, 1844-1928 3
War Resisters' International 3
Wentworth, Lydia G., 1858- 3
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924 3
Woods, Amy 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
Ahimsa Farm 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 2
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American Peace Society 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Anglican Pacifist Fellowship 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
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