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American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service / Prison Service Committee Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-002
Overview Organized to provide alternative service for conscientious objectors, who were assigned "work of national importance under civilian direction; the historic peace churches (Church of the Brethren, Religious Society of Friends and the Mennonite Church) band ed together to form the National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NISBRO) which coordinated the civilian public service (CPS) program; the American Friends Service Committee administered seventeen CPS camps and over thirty special...
Dates: 1940-1947

American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

James A. Babbitt photograph album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-06-002
Overview

This collection includes photographs from World War I Europe. Photographs include those taken on a ship to Europe, at a hospital in France, and at a number of battlefields throughout Europe. This volume includes graphic images of war casualties.

Dates: Undated.

Bacon Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1156
Overview

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

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

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Overview

The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958), Quaker missionaries and ministers in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.

Dates: 1890-1974

Anna S. Cox Brinton family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1228
Overview

The papers of the family of Anna S. Cox Brinton, a notable Quaker educator, activist and minister. Her family includes Joel and Hannah E. Shipley Bean, the founders of the Beanite branch of Quakerism, as well as Catharine M. Cox Miles, who was active with the American Friends Service Committee in Germany after World War I. Other family members are also included.

Dates: 1825-1960

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 27
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 26
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 12
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 18
correspondence 12
Quakers 11
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 8
Quaker women 6
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Quakers -- History 5
Quakers -- Social life and customs 5
Society of Friends -- Japan 5
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
diaries 5
International relief 4
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
International relief -- France 3
International relief -- Germany 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Charities 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- International assistance 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
letters (correspondence) 3
photographs 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Charities -- France 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Diaries 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief -- Europe 2
International relief -- Poland 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Missionaries 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Photographs 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker photographers 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Delaware 2
Quakers -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Indiana 2
Quakers -- Massachusetts 2
Quakers -- Social service 2
Quakers -- Switzerland 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
Social service -- France 2
Social service -- Societies, etc. 2
Society of Friends -- Arizona 2
Society of Friends -- Congresses 2
Society of Friends -- Education 2
Society of Friends -- France 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 2
Society of Friends -- Iowa 2
Society of Friends -- Jamaica 2
Society of Friends -- Missions 2
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 2
Society of Friends -- New Mexico 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 2
Society of Friends -- North Carolina 2
Society of Friends -- Oklahoma 2
Society of Friends -- Oregon 2
Society of Friends -- Texas 2
Society of Friends -- Washington (State) 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 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
clippings (information artifacts) 2
family papers 2
financial records 2
lecture notes 2
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Language
English 66
German 1
 
Names
Haverford College 7
Brinton, Anna Cox 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
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Swarthmore College 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Society of Friends 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Quaker United Nations Office 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Earlham College 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Conference 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Shipley family 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Bean family 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 1
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