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Rhoads family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-107
Identifier: SFHL-SC-107
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by J. Edgar Rhoads to his family while he was in Germany administering war relief after WWI. Also included are the diaries of his grandfather, Jonathan E. Rhoads, from 1908-1910. These provide a record of daily appointments and expenses.

Dates: 1908-1920

Scattergood Hostel and Scattergood Friends School photographs

 Collection — othertype: PA-165
Identifier: SFHL-PA-165
Abstract

Scattergood Friends School opened in Iowa in 1890. The school closed during the Great Depression, and was repurposed during World War II as Scattergood Hostel to acclimate refugees from Europe. In 1944, it reopened as a school and remains open today. The bulk of this collection is photographs of Scattergood Refugee Hostel, but there are also photographs of pre-war and post-war Scattergood Friends School.

Dates: 1915 - 1953

Louis W. Schneider Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-293
Abstract

Louis W. Schneider (1915-2012) worked for the American Friends Service Commiittee for more than four decades and served as Executive Secretary from 1974-1980. His Papers include notes, diaries, speeches, and writings, as well as publications by American Friends Services Committee.

Dates: 1933-1941

Daniel A. Seeger Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Seeger, Daniel A.
Abstract

Seeger is best known for the 1965 Supreme Court court case regarding his conscientious objector claim without belief in a Supreme Being as grounds for C.O. status.

Dates: 1958-2008

Sky Island Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Abstract

Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1947

Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Abstract 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-

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Abstract Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Abstract Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

Agnes Tierney papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Service Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Dates: 1922-1928

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 27
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 27
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 18
 
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
Peace -- Societies, etc. 6
Quaker women 6
Quakers -- History 6
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
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Diaries 3
Quakers -- Education 3
Quakers -- Germany 3
Quakers -- Indiana 3
Quakers -- Japan 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Diaries 2
Direct action -- History -- Sources 2
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 2
Germany 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
International relief 2
International relief -- Europe 2
International relief -- Societies, etc 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Missionaries 2
Pacifism 2
Peace -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Photographs 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- France 2
Quakers -- Genealogy 2
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- Iowa 2
Quakers -- Massachusetts 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Quakers -- Switzerland 2
Quakers -- Vietnam 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- Poland 2
Religion -- Study and teaching 2
Social service -- France 2
Society of Friends -- Charities 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Work camps -- Pennsylvania 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 2
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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Language
English 70
German 1
Undetermined 1
 
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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