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Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

 Collection
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-

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

Iranian Students Association of America Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Iranian Student Association
Abstract

Collection includes: correspondence, reports, flyers, newspaper clippings, publicity materials, serials, and reference files. Correspondents include Mary Bye on behalf of the Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Bucks County, Pennsylvania).

Dates: Majority of material found within 1976-1979

New Call to Peacemaking Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-143
Overview

New Call to Peacemaking began as a cooperative effort of Brethren, Quakers and Mennonites. It was founded in 1975 to reinvigorate the understanding of and commitment to nonviolence and peacemaking within those faith communities. After 1982, a decision was made to shift the direction of New Call from revitalizing the peace testimony within the historic peace churches to more contact and relationship with other Christian groups open to the search for a more faithful peace witness.

Dates: 1976-1983

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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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-

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

William Wood correspondence on labor organizations

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-150
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by William Wood to various government officials, as well as their responses. The letters concern Wood's position that labor organizations should be abolished to promote peace and prosperity for the working people.

Dates: 1894-1897

World Without War Council Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-World Without War Council
Abstract

Turn Toward Peace attempted to coordinate the efforts of peace organizations for more effective action in the 1960s. World Without War Council was chosen as the group's new name in 1967 to help clarify that it was a council made up of iany organizations set up to work for long-term change.

Dates: 1966-1983

Young Friends Movement papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1267
Overview

This collection contains the papers of the Young Friends Movement, dating between 1916 and 1997. Included in the collection are materials published by the Young Friends, including their montly newspaper "The Quake," correspondence between members, and the papers of Clarence Pickett, the former secretary of the Young Friends Movement and executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee, both relating to his time with the Young Friends and his time with the AFSC.

Dates: 1916-1997

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Political activity 2
Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Church of the Brethren -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Food supply 1
Historic peace churches -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979 -- Sources 1
Iranian students -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Labor unions -- Government policy -- United States -- 19th century 1
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Mennonites -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 1
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Nonviolence -- United States 1
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Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 1
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Quakers -- Political activity -- 20th century -- Sources 1
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Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 2
Pickus, Robert 2
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Snyder, Edward F. 2
World Without War Council 2
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Committee of Correspondence (New York, N.Y. : 1960-1962) 1
Committee on U.S.-U.S.S.R. Peace Leadership Exchange 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Crozer Theological Seminary 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Iranian Students Association of America 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Morehouse, Ward, 1929- 1
National Committee for the Peace Ballot 1
National Committee on United States-China Relations 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Negotiation Now! (Organization) 1
New Call to Peacemaking (Organization) 1
New York Friends Group 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Platt, Stanley 1
Prosterman, Roy L. 1
Remy, Richard C. 1
Riesman, David, 1909-2002 1
Rikhye, Indar Jit, 1920-2007 1
Riles, Wilson C. 1
Roche, John P. (John Pearson), 1923- 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Wood, William, 1820?-1901 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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