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Harold Barton Collected Papers

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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

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-

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

Elliston P. Morris Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Morris, Elliston P.
Abstract

Elliston P. Morris was a Quaker conscientious objector during WWII.

Dates: 1918, 1942-1968

Roland F. Smith Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Smith, Roland F.
Overview

Papers of Roland F. Smith documenting his service in Civilian Public Service as a conscientious objector during WWII, as well as family papers.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1981,1987-1990; 1981; 1992

Charles C. Walker Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walker, Charles C.
Abstract

Collection consists of biographical material about Charles Walker, correspondence (1975) "from somewhere in India" newsletters, pamphlets, and reports.

Dates: 1957-1983

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview

George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Dates: 1931-2010

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Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Civilian Public Service 2
McReynolds, David 2
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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
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Camp, Kay 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
Davidon, Ann Morrissett 1
Davidon, William C. 1
Delaware Valley Land Trust 1
Eastern State Hospital (Va.) 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Haverford College 1
Lakey, George 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
Nin, Anaïs, 1903-1977 1
Omaha Action (Project) 1
Peace Brigades International 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Prasad, Devi 1
Prayer and Conscience Vigil, Washington, D.C., 1957 1
Shirer, William L. (William Lawrence), 1904-1993 1
Shivers, Lynne 1
Smith, Roland F. (Roland Frederick), 1917-1992 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
Vidal, Gore, 1925- 1
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Walk for Peace (Project) 1
Walker, Charles C. 1
War Resisters League 1
War Resisters' International 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Willoughby, Lillian, 1915-2009 1
Women Strike for Peace 1
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