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Dorothy Detzer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-086
Abstract

Dorothy Detzer was a peace activist, writer, and lobbyist. She served as the National Executive Secretary of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, 1924-1946.. Detzer influenced a Congressional investigation of the munitions industry, 1934-1936, and later wrote the book Appointment on the Hill, 1948, describing her two decades in Washington, D.C.

Dates: 1913-1981

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Abstract Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1920, 1938-1951

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Abstract

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Friends Girls' School, Tokyo letter

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-202
Abstract

This collection contains a copy of a letter written to the Friends Girls' School in Tokyo from the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1938

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends World Committee on Consultation records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1004
Abstract

Three separate sets of records of Friends World Conferences, the first through the third, dated 1926-1952.

Dates: 1926-1929, 1934-1937, 1949-1952

Elizabeth A.W. Furnas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-283
Abstract

Elizabeth A.W. (Betty) Furnas was an active member of the Society of Friends who served as a member of the Board of Pendle Hill and was a member of the Women's Problems Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and its sucessor, Philadelphia Quaker Women. The collection includes minutes and correspondence, particularly of the latter, as well as published and unpublished writings and other material.

Dates: 1928-1967

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Abstract Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

Robert Wallace Gilmore Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-163
Abstract

Robert W. Gilmore was a Quaker pacifist who was involved in a number of peace groups, either as a staffperson or as a Board member. His papers reflect these involvements through correspondence and other materials.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1982

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 27
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 27
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Subject
Quakers 15
correspondence 15
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
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Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 9
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
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Quaker women 6
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 6
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 6
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 5
diaries 5
letters (correspondence) 5
International relief -- Germany 4
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Japan 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
International relief -- France 3
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War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
lecture notes 3
photographs 3
speeches (documents) 3
Charities -- France 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
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Germany 2
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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
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Peace movements -- United States 2
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Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
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financial records 2
marriage certificates 2
newsletters 2
photograph albums 2
postcards 2
Academic writing 1
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
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English 70
German 1
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Names
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 9
Haverford College 6
Swarthmore College 6
Civilian Public Service 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
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Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 5
A Quaker Action Group 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Harvard University 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Shipley family 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Society of Friends 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Young, Mildred Binns 3
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 2
Bacon family 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Carter family 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Quaker United Nations Office 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Scattergood Hostel 2
Shinn family 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
War Resisters League 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman), 1859-1930 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
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