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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

Bent Andresen Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector during WWII, and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a "guinea pig project" in which he and several other C.O.s lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace/justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Wilmer Brandt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Brandt, Wilmer
Overview

Brandt was a conscientious objector to war, a Quaker, and interested in peace throughout his life.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1952-2007

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Overview

The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.

Dates: 1925-1951

William Warder Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1160
Overview

The papers of William Warder Cadbury, who was a Quaker medical missionary in China during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1877-1959

Samuel Cooper papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-008
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of five folders of materials related to Samuel Cooper's conscientious objection to WWII. The collection includes Cooper's correspondence with political leaders, court officials, organizations for religious objection, and his family members in the months leading to the war, during the period of his arrest and imprisonment, and for the remainder of the war.

Dates: 1939-1948

Julien D. Cornell Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview 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: 1938-1951

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 18
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 15
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 9
Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 10
Quakers 9
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World War, 1939-1945 8
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- History 6
correspondence 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 4
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 4
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
International relief -- France 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker women 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 3
diaries 3
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States 2
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Refugees 2
Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Japan 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 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
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
family papers 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Sources 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Charities -- France 1
Charities -- Germany 1
China -- History -- 20th Century 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Connecticut -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- Sources 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Cooking, American 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft resisters -- History -- Sources 1
Dukhobors -- History 1
Environmentalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Ercildoun (Pa.) 1
Europe 1
Farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
France 1
Freedom of speech -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Germany 1
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- India 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Hospitals -- China 1
Humanitarian assistance -- Quakers 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
India -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
International relief -- Syria 1
Japan 1
Japan -- History 1
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Language
English 42
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 14
Civilian Public Service 6
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 4
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
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Kaufman, Abraham 3
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Baer, Gertrude 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Friends Ambulance Unit 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Society of Friends 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Albert, Alfred, 1908- 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alternatives to Violence Project 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American Legion 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 1
Angell, Ernest, 1889-1973 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Axford, Roger W. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Barton, Harold E. L., 1916-2005 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brooks, Erica May 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Children's Creative Response to Conflict Program 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp #103 (Missoula, Mont.) 1
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