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Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Bradford Lyttle Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-079
Abstract Bradford [Brad] Lyttle is a long time leading peace activist involved in the promotion of nonviolence for social change and the elimination of war and nuclear weapons. Lyttle was the organizer of the San Francisco to Moscow walk in the 1960-1961, to highlight the message of disarmament and nonviolent resistance and bringing together U.S. and Soviet citizens together during the height of the Cold War. He went on to organize and participate in other marches and protests, including the Quebec...
Dates: 1954-

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Abstract Emma Chandler MacClelland was a Quaker who was involved in relief work in France during World War I with the American Friends Service Committee. She was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1895, and married Lee H. MacClelland after her return from France. She was a member of Reading Monthly Meeting at the time of her death in 1965. The collection contains correspondence of Emma Chandler MacClelland during the period, 1918-1919, in which she did relief work in France. Details her...
Dates: 1918-1919

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Abstract Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Abstract

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates: 1940-1941

A.J. Muste Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-050
Abstract 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

Thomas C. Potts correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-150
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to Ethel, his wife, while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee in 1920.

Dates: 1920

Quaker United Nations Office Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Quaker United Nations Office
Dates: 1970-

James Morgan Read Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-128
Abstract James Morgan Read (1908-1985) was a Quaker and president of Wilmington College from 1960-69. He also served as the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951-60, and was a vice president of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation from 1969 until his retirement in 1974. The bulk of the collection documents James Read's work as a consultant after 1974. His diaries date from his association with Wilmington College. Areas of particular interest include the establishment of Soviet-American...
Dates: 1940-1987

Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Abstract The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

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Quakers 15
correspondence 15
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 5
diaries 5
letters (correspondence) 5
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Society of Friends -- Japan 4
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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
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Diaries 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Germany 2
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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
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financial records 2
marriage certificates 2
newsletters 2
photograph albums 2
postcards 2
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Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 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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