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1960 Campaign for Disarmament Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Nineteen Sixty Campaign for Disarmament
Dates: 1960-1961

A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Agape Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract

The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

Ailanthus Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ailanthus
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of printed material; includes flyers, notes from meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, banners, legal briefs, publicity materials, and reference files. Also includes a memoir by Robert W. Hillegass about the making of the play "Handy Dandy" by William Gibson which draws heavily on Ailanthus courtroom experience and spirituality.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1992

Aimwell School records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

Akron Council for Peace Action Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Akron Council for Peace Action
Dates: 1936-1946

Albert Einstein Institution Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-220
Abstract The Albert Einstein Institution was founded in 1983 and is dedicated to advancing the study and use of strategic nonviolent action in conflicts throughout the world. It is committed to the defense of freedom, democracy, and the reduction of political violence through the use of nonviolent action. The principle founder of the Albert Einstein Institution is Dr. Gene Sharp. To further its mission, the Institution has supported research projects, actively consulted with resistance and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1974 -

Alliance for Conscientious Objectors Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-088
Abstract The Alliance for Conscientious Objectors (AFCO), based in Seattle (Washington), was founded in 1970 by John Long and Paul Anderson, who served as its national coordinator. It changed its name in 1972 to represent a wider scope of purpose. During this time, conscientious objectors who performed two years of alternate service, the same period as those drafted into the military served, were not entitled to Veterans Administration benefits under the GI Bill of Rights. By 1974 AFCO had reached a...
Dates: 1970-1974

Alternatives to Violence Project USA Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-271
Abstract

Collection is primarily printed material; includes minutes, by-laws, flyers, manuals, newsletters.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 194
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 109
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 19
Bryn Mawr College 5
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
 
Subject
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 127
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 39
Peace -- Societies, etc. 27
Quakers -- Social life and customs 23
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 21
Literature -- Societies, etc. 20
Women -- Societies and clubs 16
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 16
Pacifism -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
Society of Friends -- Charities 12
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 11
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 11
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 10
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 10
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Greek letter societies -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 9
Society of Friends -- Education 9
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 9
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 9
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 9
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Debates and debating -- Societies, etc. 8
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 8
International organization -- History -- Sources 8
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 8
Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 8
Arbitration (International law) -- History -- Sources 7
Charities -- Pennsylvania 7
International relief -- Societies, etc 7
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 7
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies and clubs 7
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
Peace movements 6
Student Activities 6
minutes (administrative records) 6
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 5
Charities -- France 5
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 5
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Education -- Pennsylvania 5
Greek letter societies -- United States -- History 5
International relations -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism 5
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 5
Peace -- Research -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Massachusetts -- History -- Sources 5
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 5
Quaker women 5
Quakers -- France 5
Quakers -- New York (State) 5
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 5
Social service -- France 5
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 5
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Swarthmore (Pa.) 5
Temperance -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 5
Women and peace 5
Youth -- Religious life 5
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
France -- History -- 1914-1940 4
International relief -- France 4
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- New England -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements -- United States 4
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers 4
Quakers -- Social service 4
Sick -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 4
Social service -- Pennsylvania 4
Students -- Social life and customs 4
Temperance and religion -- Society of Friends 4
United States 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Societies, etc. 4
Women -- Pennsylvania -- Societies, etc. 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
Youth -- Societies and clubs 4
correspondence 4
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Language
English 330
French 1
Germanic languages 1
 
Names
Swarthmore College 20
American Friends Service Committee 18
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 11
Haverford College 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 8
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 8
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 7
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 6
League of Nations 6
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
American Peace Society 5
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Civilian Public Service 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 5
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 5
Lyttle, Bradford 5
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
War Resisters League 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 5
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 4
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 4
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 4
Newton, Ray 4
Olmsted, Allen S. (Allen Seymour), 1888-1977 4
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 4
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 4
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 4
Universal Peace Union 4
Will, Herman, 1915- 4
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 3
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Byrns, Elinor 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 3
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 3
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 3
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 3
Holt, Hamilton, 1872-1951 3
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Levering, Robert, 1944- 3
Lockwood, Belva Ann, 1830-1917 3
Love, Alfred H. (Alfred Harry), 1830-1913 3
McReynolds, David 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 3
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 3
United Nations 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 3
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 3
Young, Ronald J., 1942- 3
Young, Wilmer J. 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Affeldt, Allan 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Alternatives to Violence Project 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
American Legion 2
Angell, Norman, 1874-1967 2
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Beaton, Grace M. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Blakeslee, George Hubbard, 1871-1954 2
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brooks family 2
Brooks, Charles Franklin, 1891-1958 2
Brooks, Eleanor S. (Eleanor Stabler), 1892-1986 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Camp, Kay 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Chavez, Daniel 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
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