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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

Horace Champney Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-166
Abstract

Horace Champney was a pacifist active in various causes from the late 1940s through the 1980s. He was a founder of The Peacemakers Movement in the 1950s and interested in civil rights, war tax refusal, and other social justice causes. Champney was a member A Quaker Action Group and a crew member of the ship the Phoenix, which sailed to North Vietnam with medical supplies, during the Vietnam war.

Dates: 1958-1990; Majority of material found within 1958-1979

Harold Chance Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Chance, Harold
Dates: 1943-1944

Civil Defense Protest Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Civil Defense Protest Committee
Abstract

Collection includes meeting minutes, correspondence, legal documents, pamphlets, publicity materials, and newspaper clippings; the bulk of the collection is from 1955.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1962

Civilian Public Service Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-008
Abstract The Civilian Public Service Union was organized at the beginning of 1944 in the CPS camp at Big Flats, New York. Men at other camps and units quickly joined the group. CPSU, a union for "drafted workers conscientiously opposed to war," was formed to provide an organized means of communication and group action among men in all sections of CPS and to combat the waste and injustice of the CPS system itself. Ralph C. Rudd served as chairman from late 1944 until CPSU was dissolved in early...
Dates: 1944-1946

Samuel Colcord Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Colcord, Samuel
Dates: 1920-1931

David Cortright Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-101
Abstract

David Cortright is an anuthor and antimilitarist. He was a co-founder of GI's United Against the War in Vietnam. After the early 1970s Cortright led several peace organizations, including SANE, Inc. and SANE/FREEZE. Cortright current serves as president of the Fourth Freedom Forum [ca. 1996 - date].

Dates: 1968 -

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 142
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
 
Subject
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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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 17
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 16
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 15
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Nonviolence -- United States -- 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
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
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
Pacifists 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
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- 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
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States 3
Government, Resistance to -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 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 -- History -- Sources 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 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
Pacifism 2
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- 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
Prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prisoners' writings, American 2
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace 2
Women clergy -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women social reformers -- United States 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 2
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 146
Undetermined 2
 
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 9
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 9
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 8
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 7
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 7
Bromley, Ernest 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 6
Finch, Henry Le Roy 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 6
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. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 5
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 4
Baer, Gertrude 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
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 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
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 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
Gara, Larry 3
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 3
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 3
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 3
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 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
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 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
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
American Friends Service Committee. Peace Section 2
American Peace Society 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
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