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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abdoo, Jayma
Abstract

Abdoo was actively involved with the Vietnam War draft resistance group, the Camden 28, which this small collection of papers helps to document.

Dates: 1971-2006

Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Abstract This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...
Dates: 1942-1980

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Dates: Majority of material found within circa 1966-1980

ACCESS Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-216
Abstract

Includes correspondence, annual reports, administrative files, financial records, literature and publications, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, periodicals, publicity materials, reference files, computer disks, and photographs. Correspondents include Paul J. Aicher, William Kincade, and Mary E. Lord.

Dates: 1984-1996

Jane Addams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Abstract

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Africa Peace Rally flyer

 Item — Box: 6
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-033

Agape Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract

The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ailanthus Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ailanthus
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of printed material; includes flyers, notes from meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, banners, legal briefs, publicity materials, and reference files. Also includes a memoir by Robert W. Hillegass about the making of the play "Handy Dandy" by William Gibson which draws heavily on Ailanthus courtroom experience and spirituality.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1992

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 637
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 41
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 15
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 125
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 72
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 56
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 44
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Peace movements -- History -- Sources 41
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 38
Peace -- Societies, etc. 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Women and peace 24
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 24
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 23
Peace movements -- France -- History -- Sources 21
Peace movements 20
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 19
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Antinuclear movement -- United States 16
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 16
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 16
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 15
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 14
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 14
International organization -- History -- Sources 13
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 12
Peace -- Religious aspects 12
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 11
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Peace 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 9
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 9
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 9
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 8
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence 8
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Study and teaching 8
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 8
Quakers -- Social life and customs 8
United States 8
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 8
Women and peace -- United States 8
Disarmament 7
Nuclear disarmament 7
Pacifism 7
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 7
Pacifists -- United States 7
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 7
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 7
Peace walks and marches 7
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 7
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 7
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 6
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity 6
Peace movements -- New England -- History -- Sources 6
Quaker women 6
Quakers -- Diaries 6
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 6
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace 6
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 5
Antinuclear movement 5
Children and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 5
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 5
Peace -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Information services -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Judaism -- History -- Sources 5
Peace in art -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- History -- Sources 5
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- Education 5
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 5
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Language
English 667
French 26
German 4
Undetermined 2
Germanic languages 1
 
Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 28
American Friends Service Committee 27
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 22
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 18
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 18
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 17
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
War Resisters League 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 12
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 12
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 12
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 12
League of Nations 11
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 11
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 10
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 10
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Willoughby, George, pacifist 10
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 9
American Peace Society 8
Baer, Gertrude 8
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 8
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 8
Kaufman, Abraham 8
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 8
Woman's Peace Party 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 8
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 7
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 7
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 7
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 7
Committee for Nonviolent Action 7
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 7
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 7
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 7
Newton, Ray 7
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 6
Drevet, Camille 6
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 6
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 6
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 6
McReynolds, David 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 6
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 5
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 5
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
International Fellowship of Reconciliation 5
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 5
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 5
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 5
Swarthmore College 5
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 5
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 5
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 5
Universal Peace Union 5
War Resisters' International 5
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 5
World Without War Council 5
American Civil Liberties Union 4
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 4
Boulding, Elise 4
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 4
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 4
Chalmers, Ruth 4
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 4
Forest, Jim (James H.) 4
Gara, Larry 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 4
Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 4
Hartmann, George W. (George Wilfried), 1904-1955 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 4
Jane Addams Peace Association 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
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