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Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
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-

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

 Collection
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

Topsfield Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-256
Overview The Topsfield Foundation was founded by Paul J.Aicher in 1982. Aicher, a former engineer later turned philanthropist created a Foundation to aid grassroots citizens' groups in working against nuclear proliferation. In 1984 the Foundation began publishing the state-by-state Grassroots Peace Directories to provide networking information for these organizations and the larger peace movement. In the mid-1980s Aicher created two additional projects: ACCESS, a security information service based in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1997

Unitarian Universalist Peace Network Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-159
Overview Established in 1984 to strengthen peace work among Unitarian Universalists and interfaith communities, the goup was especially concerned with the international arms race and nuclear proliferation. Directors included Stephen M. Shick, Carol Powers, Stephanie Nichols. The headquarters were in Philadelphia, Pa. and sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Unitarian Universalist Peace Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office,...
Dates: 1983-1991

Walk for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Walk for Peace
Dates: 1958

Washington Peace Center Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-252
Overview The Washington Peace Center was formed in 1963 upon the dissolution of the Peace Action Center of Washington, D.C. The organization seeks to educate the public on peace issues through youth programs, conscientious objector/draft counseling, film screenings, speakers, workshops on peace topics, discussions, and the publication of a newsletter. Its mission statement as of 2013 includes : "The Washington Peace Center is an anti-racist, grassroots, multi-issue organization working for peace,...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-2013

Women Strike for Peace Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-115
Overview

Women Strike for Peace came into existence on November 1, 1961, as a protest against atmospheric nuclear tests by the U.S. and the Soviet Union. By the late 1980s the national WSP office in Philadelphia closed, but the WSP legislative office and various WSP branches around the U.S. remained active through the 1990s.

Dates: 1961-1996

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Library
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 37
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 4
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Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 3
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States 2
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Arms control -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Arms race -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Arms race -- United States -- Economic policy -- Sources 1
Atomic bomb -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Ballistic missiles -- United States 1
Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Chemical warfare -- History -- Sources 1
Civil defense -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- History -- Sources 1
Direct action -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Economic aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Eniwetok Proving Grounds (Marshall Islands) -- History -- Sources 1
Environmental justice -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Environmental protection -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Environmental responsibility -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Environmentalism -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) -- History -- Sources 1
German Americans -- History -- Sources 1
Government spending policy -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Grassroots Peace Directory -- History -- Sources 1
Human ecology -- Social aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Human rights -- History -- Sources 1
Human rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Internationalists 1
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor leaders -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Lutheran Church -- History -- Sources 1
Lutheran Church -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Mothers -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
My weekly reader 1
Nonviolence -- Religious aspects -- Lutheran Church -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear arms control -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- Directories 1
Nuclear disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear nonproliferation -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear warfare -- Religious aspects -- Lutheran Church -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear warfare in motion pictures 1
Nuclear weapons -- Testing -- History -- Sources 1
Nuclear weapons -- United States 1
Pacifism -- Religious aspects -- Lutheran Church -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Information services -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Poetry 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Lutheran Church -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Unitarian Universalist churches -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Committee for Nonviolent Action 4
Lyttle, Bradford 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
American Friends Service Committee 3
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Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Cousins, Norman 2
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 2
DiGia, Ralph 2
Frank, Morton 2
Fromm, Erich, 1900-1980 2
Great Peace March for Global Nuclear Disarmament (Organization) 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 2
New England Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization) 2
Non-Violent Action Against Nuclear Weapons (Organization). Nevada Project 2
Olson, Theodore, 1932-2020 2
Québec-Washington-Guantánamo Walk for Peace 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
San Francisco to Moscow Walk for Peace 2
Swann, Marjorie 2
Swann, Robert S. 2
Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
Walk for Peace (Project) 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Abington Coalition for a Nuclear Arms Freeze (Pennsylvania) 1
Access (Organization : Washington, D.C.) 1
Accra Assembly (Organization) 1
Affeldt, Allan 1
Aicher, Paul J. 1
Alabama Freeze Coalition 1
Alabama Nuclear Freeze Campaign 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
Ames Bilateral Freeze Campaign (Iowa) 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Another Mother for Peace (Association) 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
April Action (Organization) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Aptheker, Herbert, 1915-2003 1
Ashly, Coleen 1
Avedon, Barbara 1
Axelrod, Beverly 1
Backe, John 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Bergen County Freeze Campaign (New Jersey) 1
Berman, Aline 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Beyond Nuclear (Organization) 1
Birchard, Bruce 1
Blass, Dorothy 1
Block, Bonnie 1
Boylan, Kathy Shields 1
Brown, George Edward, 1920-1999 1
Caldwell, Samuel D. 1
Californians for a Bilateral Nuclear Weapons Freeze 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carter, Nick (Minister) 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Chavez, Daniel 1
Chicago Area Faculty for a Freeze on the Nuclear Arms Race 1
Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination 1
Citizens Against Nuclear War (U.S.) 1
Civil Defense Protest Committee (New York, N.Y.) 1
Clark, Diane K. 1
Clark, Gordon 1
Clarke, Mary S., 1916- 1
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 1
Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament (Princeton, N.J.) 1
Coalition for Peace Action (Princeton, N.J.) 1
Coalition to Reverse the Nuclear Arms Race (Princeton, N.J.) 1
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Community Peace Squad (New York, N.Y.) 1
Computer-Based Peace Information Project 1
Congress of Racial Equality 1
Connecticut Freeze Campaign for a US-USSR Nuclear Arms Freeze 1
Conroy, Evan 1
Cook, Cara 1
Corson, Helen H. 1
Cortright, David, 1946- 1
Cottom, Carolyn 1
Council for a Nuclear Weapons Freeze (Cambridge, Mass.) 1
Cranston, Alan, 1914-2000 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 1
Dean, Mary 1
Deccy, Peter 1
Delaware County Campaign for a Nuclear Weapons Freeze (Pennsylvania) 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
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