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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: 1920, 1938-1951

Joseph Felmet Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Felmet, Joseph
Abstract

Collection includes two letters from Felmet; bulk of collection is photocopies regarding Felmet's draft resistance and civil rights work; also includes a photocopy of Felmet's FBI files.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-1994

Henry LeRoy Finch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-195
Overview

Henry Leroy (Roy) Finch Jr. was a pacifist, conscientious objector to World War II, philosopher and writer.

Dates: 1933-1995

Lella Secor Florence Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-126
Abstract

Lella Secor Florence became a pacifist while serving as a journalist on the Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) and then participated in several peace organizations focused on keeping the United States out of World War I. She was active in the British section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and in the birth control movement there and wrote Birth Control on Trial.

Dates: 1915-1936

Charles E. Frantz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Frantz, Charles E.
Abstract Collection includes biographical information; letters from Frantz to his parents while he was in Civilian Public Service, 1944-1946, and 1947-1950; information about his refusal to register for the peacetime draft (Selective Service Act of 1948), and subsequent federal court proceedings and his 1949 imprisonment; newspaper clippings about draft refusers at Earlham College, 1949; a copy of Frantz's FBI file and correspondence relating to it, 1978-1980; and Frantz's writings about the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949, 1978-1980

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

Edwin Ginn and Ginn and Company Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ginn, Edwin/ Ginn and Company
Abstract

Collection includes correspondence (1902-1909), publicity and reviews for The Future of War by Jean de Bloch (1902), pamphlets about world peace, world organization, international union, and limitation of armaments. The collection includes only incidental information about Ginn and Company.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1902-1909

Anna Melissa Graves Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-015
Abstract

Anna Melissa Graves was a writer, teacher, world traveler, and internationalist. From the 1920s to the 1940s Graves traveled through Africa, Central and South America, China, Europe, and the Middle East. She taught school in many of these places and maintained a voluminous correspondence with the teachers, acquaintances, and former students she met on her travels.

Dates: 1919-1953

Richard Bartlett Gregg Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gregg, Richard
Dates: 1929-1941

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

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Library
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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