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Bella Abzug Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract

Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).

Dates: Majority of material found within ca. 1966-ca. 1980

Jane Addams Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Overview

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

C. F. Andrews Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Andrews, C.F.
Abstract

Collection consists primarily of printed or mimeographed materials prepared for the centenary of Andrews's birth in 1971.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-1971

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Overview Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-003
Overview Mary Ellicott Arnold (1876-1968) was a Quaker writer and social activist, known for her work with consumer cooperatives. After an unsuccessful farming venture in her youth, Mary Ellicott Arnold and her lifelong companion, Mabel Reed, worked with the Karok Indians in California as employees of the United States Indian Bureau. After a period as chief organizer for the U.S. Employment Service in New York State, she and Mabel Reed were involved in a number of successful cooperative ventures. She...
Dates: 1888-1970

Margaret Bacon collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1312
Overview

This collection contains the papers and writings of Margaret Hope Bacon, a 20th century Quaker writer and historian. It includes research compiled on Edward Townsend, William Biddle, and Lucretia Mott, and also includes collections of poems and biographical writings.

Dates: 1933-2010

Hannah J. Bailey Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-005
Overview Hannah Johnston Bailey was a Quaker pacifist, suffragist, reformer,temperance leader, superintendent of the Department of Peace and Arbitration of the National Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1887 to 1916, president and business manager of the Woman's Temperance Publication Association, the publishing arm of the WCTU, president of the Maine Woman Suffrage Association (1891-1899), and a member of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. Included in her papers is material...
Dates: 1836-1923

Emily Greene Balch Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-006
Abstract Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961) was the second U.S. woman to have won the Nobel Peace Prize. Balch embarked on her academic career in the economics and sociology department at Wellesley College. Balch's extracurricular work with the Women's Trade Union League and opposition to World War I resulted in dismissal from Wellesley, and thereafter she helped lead the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Called a "Citizen of the World," Balch worked for peace throughout her...
Dates: 1842-1961; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1961

John Beer Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Beer, John
Abstract

John Beer is a professor of the history of science and chemistry, as well as a Quaker peace and antinuclear activist.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1954-1985

Branson-Jackson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-016
Overview Anna M. Jackson and her daughter, Anna M. (Jackson Branson) Theiss, were Quaker activists in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Anna M. Jackson was very involved in reform activities in New York City. She served as Chairman of the Women's Prison Reform Committee, and was also involved in the Women's Municipal League and the Political Study Club. Her daughter, Anna Morris Jackson ("Pansy"), attended Swarthmore College for two years, and in 1909 earned a B.S. in Education from Columbia...
Dates: 1794-1962

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Quaker social reformers 12
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
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Quaker abolitionists 3
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Temperance 2
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Women social reformers -- History -- Sources 2
Women's rights 2
diaries 2
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Church work with prisoners 1
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Civil engineers -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Disarmament 1
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Names
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 4
Baer, Gertrude 3
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
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Heymann, Lida Gustava, 1868-1943 3
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 3
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 3
Pye, Edith M. (Edith Mary) 3
Abbott, Grace, 1878-1939 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Doty, Madeleine Z. (Madeleine Zabriskie), 1877-1963 2
Drevet, Camille 2
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 2
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 2
Hanaford, Phebe A. (Phebe Ann), 1829-1921 2
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 2
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 2
Jackson, Anna M. (Anna Margaret), 1848-1920 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jackson, William M. (William Morris), 1837-1919 2
Jacobs, Aletta H. (Aletta Henriette), 1854-1929 2
Kellogg, Paul Underwood, 1879-1958 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Ragaz, Clara 2
Ramondt-Hirschmann, Cor 2
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 2
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 2
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 2
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902 2
Swanwick, Helena M. (Helena Maria), 1864-1939 2
Swarthmore College 2
Wald, Lillian D., 1867-1940 2
Woman's Peace Party 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Abbott, Edith, 1876-1957 1
Abzug, Bella S., 1920-1998 1
Addams, John Huy, 1822?-1881 1
Ajello, Vero 1
Alasia, Franco, 1927- 1
Allen, Clifford, 1889-1939 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Anti-Corn-Law League 1
Arnold, Mary Ellicott 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balch, F. V. (Francis Vergnies), 1839-1898 1
Balch, Francis Noyes, 1873- 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Barrows, Samuel J. (Samuel June), 1845-1909 1
Bates, Katharine Lee, 1859-1929 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958 1
Beer, John Joseph, 1927- 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Berrigan, Daniel 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Blackwell, Antoinette Louisa Brown, 1825-1921 1
Blanckensee, Leslie A. 1
Blatch, Harriot Stanton, 1856-1940 1
Boardman, Anna Florence, 1913-1978 1
Bok, Edward William, 1863-1930 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowen, Louise de Koven, 1859- 1
Branson family 1
Bright, John, 1811-1889 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brite, Mary D., 1867-1952 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Mary, 1858-1951 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976 1
Calkins, Mary Whiton, 1863-1930 1
Campbell, Wallace J. 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carpenter family 1
Carpenter, Mary, 1807-1877 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Centro studi e iniziative (Partinico, Italy) 1
Chapman, Mariana W. (Mariana Wright), 1843-1907 1
Cheever, Helen 1
Chidsey, Linda B. 1
Chomsky, Noam 1
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