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Lawrence Scott Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-090
Overview

Lawrence Scott was a construction engineer, Baptist clergyman, and Quaker activist. He worked as an activist against the testing of nuclear weapons and biological weapons research. He was the supervisor for the Friends Mississippi Project, project director of the Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick in Maryland, executive secretary of the Peace Action Center and a founder of A Quaker Action Group.

Dates: 1955-1965

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-244
Overview September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows was born when a small group of family members of those killed on September 11, 2001 in New York, New York, Washington, DC, and Pennsylvania connected after reading each others' pleas for nonviolent and reasoned responses to the terrorist attacks. The group was launched as a project of the Fellowship of Reconciliation - USA in February 2002. The goals of the group include promoting dialogue on alternatives to war and calling attention to threats...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2001-2011

Kevin J. Shay Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Shay, Kevin
Overview

Kevin J. Shay is a journalist, author, photographer, activist, and marcher for peace and justice.

Dates: 1983-2000

Lynne Shivers Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Benjamin Spock Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Spock, Benjamin
Abstract

Collection consists of photocopied material released under the Freedom of Information Act for the years 1964-1972, with the bulk of the material from 1968. Includes informants' reports, transcripts of personal conversations, writings by and about Spock, and transcripts of Spock's media appearances.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Student Peace Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-065
Overview

The Student Peace Union was founded at the University of Chicago in 1959. It was an intercollegiate student group whose members believed that neither war nor the threat of war could any longer be successfully used to settle international disputes.

Dates: 1959-1967

Student/Teacher Organization to Prevent Nuclear War Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Student/Teacher Organization-Prevent Nuclear War
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial records, flyers, brochures, pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Édouard Theis Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Theis, Edouard
Overview Édouard Theis was a missionary and teacher in Madagascar and the Cameroons, before joining the theology faculty at the University of Paris. As a pacifist and conscientious objector to war Theis resisted Nazi violence and racism during World War II. Along with André and Magda Trocmé, Theis and his wife, Mildred, co-founded the Collège Cévenol in 1938. Theis taught French, German, and Greek, and his wife taught there as well. Theis also served as the college's first [second?] director until...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-1965

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 217
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Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 41
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 38
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 34
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 29
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Peace movements -- United States 26
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
Antinuclear movement -- United States 13
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 12
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 9
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. 7
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear arms control -- United States 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- United States 6
Nuclear nonproliferation -- United States 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Peace movements 6
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 5
Direct action -- History -- Sources 4
Nuclear facilities -- Environmental aspects -- United States 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 4
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 4
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
United States 4
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 4
Women and peace -- United States 4
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Antinuclear movement 3
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 3
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 3
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- United States 3
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Socialism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Central America -- Foreign relations -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Disarmament 2
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Economic conversion -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Latin America -- History -- Sources 2
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
Labor -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 17
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 17
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 15
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 13
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 12
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Lyttle, Bradford 12
War Resisters League 12
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 8
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 8
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 8
Willoughby, George, pacifist 8
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 7
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Committee for Nonviolent Action 6
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 6
Kaufman, Abraham 6
McReynolds, David 6
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 6
Newton, Ray 6
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
American Peace Society 5
Omaha Action (Project) 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Golden Rule (Ketch) 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 4
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 4
Reynolds, Earle L. 4
Shivers, Lynne 4
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Walker, Charles C. 4
Weiss, Cora, 1934- 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
American League against War and Fascism 3
Berrigan, Daniel 3
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Cousins, Norman 3
Davidov, Marv 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Finch, Henry Le Roy 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gottlieb, Sanford 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Keys, Donald 3
Lakey, George 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 3
Socialist Party (U.S.) 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Vietnam Summer (Organization) 3
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