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Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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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-

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview

William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.

Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Abstract

Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Joshua Evans Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-190
Overview Joshua Evans, a Quaker minister and abolitionist, was born in 1731 in West Jersey. About the year 1754, he experienced a religious conversion and thereafter devoted his life to sharing his rigorous interpretation of the gospel through an ascetic and pious life style and simple ministry. Barely educated, he was nevertheless acknowledged as a minister by Haddonfield Monthly Meeting in 1759. Evans was a vegetarian and a fervent proponent of the peace testimony, Quaker plainness, and ending...
Dates: ca. 1788- ca. 1804

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Overview T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

George Lakey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-259
Dates: 1974-1984

A. J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Overview A.J. Muste (1885-1967), was ordained a minister in the Dutch Reformed Church, but later (1917), he became a member of the Society of Friends. During World War I, Muste's refusal to abandon his pacifist position led to his forced resignation from the Central Congregational Church in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Muste's involvement as a labor organizer began in 1919 when he led strikes in the textile mills of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He became the director of the Brookwood Labor College in...
Dates: 1920-1967

Victor Paschkis Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-119
Overview

Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.

Dates: 1946-1976

Peace Association of Friends in America Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-027
Overview

The Peace Association of Friends in America was organized in 1867 by Orthodox Friends in the New York, Baltimore, North Carolina, Ohio, Indiana, Western and Iowa Yearly Meetings in reaction to the Civil War, with its mission being to convince Friends and others that war was unchristian, inhumane and unnecessary.

Dates: 1868-1944

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 10
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Subject
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- United States -- History 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Canada -- Description and Travel 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
College teachers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Congresses and conventions -- England -- London 1
Congresses and conventions -- Great Britain 1
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Economic development -- History -- Sources 1
Engineering -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Engineers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
French language -- Bibliography 1
French literature -- Bibliography 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Max Born Memorial Medal 1
Mechanical engineering -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Mechanical engineers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1870) 1
Messenger of peace (Richmond, IN : 1900) 1
Mexican War, 1846-1848 -- Religious aspects 1
Middle Atlantic States -- Description and travel -- 18th century 1
Nobel Prizes -- History 1
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History 1
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Congresses -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Polaris (Missile) 1
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker scientists -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- New Jersey 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- United States 1
Quakers -- United States -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Questionnaires 1
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Science -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Slavery -- United States 1
Society of Friends -- Congresses 1
Society of Friends -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Sources. -- Peace testimony -- History 1
Society of Friends -- United States 1
Southern States -- Description and travel -- 18th century 1
Spiritual life 1
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Technology -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Religious aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Women and peace -- United States -- History 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Prisoners and prisons -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Refugees -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
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Names
Abrams, Irwin, 1914-2010 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Society of Mechanical Engineers 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
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Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Cary, John R. 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Club of Rome 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Cook, Cara 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Deats, Richard L., 1932- 1
Dreher, Carl, 1896- 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Evans, Joshua, 1731-1798 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
Frankel, Morton 1
Friends World Conference (1st : 1920 : London, England) 1
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 1
Gara, Larry 1
Hadley, W. Spencer 1
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 1
Hewitt, William F. 1
Hilton, Alice Mary 1
Hobbs, Mary Mendenhall, 1852-1930 1
Hole, Allen David, 1866-1940 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kennan, George F. (George Frost), 1904-2005 1
La Fontaine, Henri, 1854-1943 1
Lakey, George 1
Lens, Sidney 1
Lynd, Staughton 1
Mugdan, Heinrich 1
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 1
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 1
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 1
Newton, Ray 1
Ossietzky, Carl von, 1889-1938 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Peace Association of Friends in America 1
Pennington, Levi Talbott, 1875 - 1
Polster, Norman E. 1
Rabins, Michael J. (Michael Jerome), 1932- 1
Rapoport, Anatol, 1911-2007 1
Roszak, Theodore, 1933-2011 1
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970 1
Sachsse, Hans, 1906- 1
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 1
Schimpf, Georg Wolfgang 1
Sobell, Morton 1
Society for Social Responsibility in Science 1
Sterner, Beverly 1
Thomas, Edward, 1877-1962 1
Thomas, Margaret Loring 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Van Beers, G. G. 1
Van Dusen, Henry P. (Henry Pitney), 1897-1975 1
Walton, Clarence Cyril, 1915- 1
War Resisters League 1
Weisskopf, Walter A. 1
Williams College. Institute of Politics 1
Woodward, Walter Carleton, 1878-1942 1
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