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William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview

William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.

Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

Kenneth L. Carroll Papers, 1953-2006

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-287
Overview Kenneth Carroll was a professor of Religious studies at Southern Methodist University in Dallas beginning in 1952. He also spent a sabbatical at Haverford College as the T. Wistar Brown Fellow in 1969 and 1970 and retired to Easton, Maryland, in 1986. Carroll is a recognized authority on the history of the Society of Friends on the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia and has written widely on this and other subjects. Collection primarily consists of correspondence related to Carroll's...
Dates: 1953-2006

Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Overview

The Chester Friends Association was established in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1901 as a society to study Quaker history and literature. This collection contains the record book of Chester Friends Association, a society to study Quaker history and literature. The volume contains minutes, constitution, and by-laws.

Dates: 1901-1931

Committee on Peace and Service of the Bucks Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee on Peace and Service-Bucks Quarterly Meeting
Abstract

Includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, statements and reports, press releases, and news clippings. Correspondents include Conveners Mary Bye and Edward G. Ramberg, a noted physicist.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1963-1976

Carol Cummings and Frank Cummings Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-180
Abstract

Carol and Frank Cummings were a married couple who were involved in the sanctuary movement for Central American refugees in the 1980s.

Dates: 1982-2001

Carlisle G. Davidson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-033
Overview

Contains the papers of Carlisle G. Davidson, Quaker editor. Chiefly correspondence and articles, including editorial correspondence concerning the periodical, The Pentecostal Friend, published by the Evangelical Friends Association, a Quaker Pentecostal organization located in Detroit, Michigan, and correspondence concerning the formation of the Elgon Yearly Meeting in East Africa.

Dates: 1971-1975

Emlen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Overview Contains papers relating to the Emlen family, residents of Middletown and West Chester, Pennsylvania. Chiefly correspondence (1817-1849) of Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen (1787-1849), Quaker minister, relating to her travels to visit Friends' meetings in England, Ireland, New England, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Also correspondence of Quaker ministers 1740-1790, copybooks, and memorabilia. Includes material relating to Westtown School, a Quaker boarding...
Dates: 1740 - 1886; Majority of material found within 1817 - 1849

Edward W. Evans Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Overview

Edward Wyatt Evans (1882-1976) was a lifelong member of the Germantown (Pennsylvania) Monthly Meeting and was active in the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. Evans was instrumental in the founding of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (Fellowship of Reconcilation), and was the executive secretary from 1916-1919. During the 1920s, he was also active in educational and peace programs of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1916-1922

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

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Overview

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
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American Friends Service Committee 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
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Friends Mississippi Project 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Atlanta Friends Meeting. Social Concerns Committee 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Gould 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Bye, Mary, 1913- 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Carroll, Kenneth L. (Kenneth Lane) 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Cary, John R. 1
Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) 1
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Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Committee for Nonviolent Action 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
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Corson, Helen H. 1
Crowley family 1
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Cummings, Carol R. (Carol Riemer), 1936-2006 1
Cummings, Frank E., Quaker 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Davidson, Carlisle G. 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Dorsey, William, 1811-1874 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Elgon Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Kenya) 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William, 1787-1867 1
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 1
First Day School General Conference 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends : U.S.). Peace Board 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Foulke, William Dudley, 1848-1935 1
Foxworthy, Theodore 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
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