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Holly Metz Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Metz, Holly
Overview

Papers of a freelance writer and book author about law, culture, and social issues.

Dates: 1983-1991; Majority of material found within 1983-1985

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

Mildred Scott Olmsted Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-082
Abstract Mildred Scott Olmsted, peace activist and suffragist, was born in Glenolden, Pennsylvania, in 1890. In 1922, Olmsted became Executive Secretary of the Pennsylvania Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF). From 1934 onward she assumed national positions with the organization. In 1946, Olmsted became National Administrative Secretary and held that position (until her retirement in 1966. She remained active as Executive Director Emerita of WILPF and also served...
Dates: 1881-1990; Majority of material found within 1907-1990

Peacemaker Movement Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peacemaker Movement
Overview

A group working on nonviolence from the late 1940s through the 1970s, particularly as it was expressed through tax refusal.

Dates: 1948-1980

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

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

War Resisters League Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-040
Overview The War Resisters League is a pacifist organization whose members are against all war. Witnessing the establishment of the War Resisters' International in Europe in 1921, and sensing a need for a similar organization in the United States, Dr. Jessie Wallace Hughan established the War Resisters League as an independent organization. The War Resisters League membership pledge, which has remained essentially unchanged since its inception, reads: "The War Resisters League affirms that war is a...
Dates: 1923-1994

Neil Wollman Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-234
Overview Neil Wollman (1950 - ) is a peace activist and psychologist. Beginning ca. 1984, Wollman began to pressure Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association-College Retirement Equities Fund (TIAA-CREF) to engage in socially responsible investing, including divesting from companies that did business in South Africa or built nuclear weapons. Wollman helped to form the Make TIAA-CREF Ethical Coalition. He is the the author of the Graduation Pledge of Social and Environmental Responsibility...
Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1984-

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-043
Abstract Includes minutes, resolutions and general historical records; anniversary celebrations, committee minutes, literature and releases; office files from the legislative office, the finance and the executive director; includes miscellaneous records from branches, including New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania, among others; a large correspondence file includes general office correspondence as well as that of the National Organizational Secretary, the Washington Legislative Secretary, and...
Dates: 1915-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 29
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Harrisburg Seven Trial, Harrisburg, Pa., 1972 1
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American Friends Service Committee 7
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
War Resisters League 6
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 3
Committee for Nonviolent Action 3
DiGia, Ralph 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Kaufman, Abraham 3
McReynolds, David 3
Omaha Action (Project) 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 2
American Peace Society 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 2
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
Gottlieb, Edward P. 2
Hennacy, Ammon, 1893-1970 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Peacemaker Movement 2
Peck, James 2
Pickus, Robert 2
Prasad, Devi 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984 2
Socialist Party (U.S.) 2
Steffens, Dorothy R. 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
War Resisters' International 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 2
Aberman, Sidney 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allen, Steve, 1921-2000 1
Altbach, Philip G. 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. New England Regional Office 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Peace League 1
Anderson, Jervis 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Art for World Friendship (Organization) 1
Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, Scott H. 1
Berg, Lloyd A. 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Berrigan, Philip 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Blackwell, Alice Stone, 1857-1950 1
Bohn, Lewis Christian 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bourdet, Claude, 1909- 1
Bourgeois, Roy, 1938- 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bromley, Ernest 1
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