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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

Friends National Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Friends National Peace Committee
Overview

A short-lived Quaker organization that promoted peace during World War I.

Dates: 1915-1917

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

Robert Hoopes Maris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-097
Overview

Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served with the American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.. The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also a photograph album and other papers.

Dates: 1918-1920

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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
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American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee for Reconciliation and Church Reconstruction 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends Mississippi Project 1
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Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
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Furnas, Paul J. 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Harvard University 1
Haverford College 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Huffman, Herbert 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Interfaith Peacemakers Association 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Maris family 1
Maris, Robert Hoopes, 1890-1975 1
Meacham, Stewart 1
Moore, J. Floyd 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlands, David L., 1938- 1
Nuhn, Ferner, -1903 1
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Peace in Vietnam Committee of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
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Pickard, Bertrand 1
Pickard, Irene 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker Project on Community Conflict of the New York Yearly Meeting 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Replogle, Delbert E., 1896- 1
Replogle, Ruth Hinshaw, 1896- 1
Ricart, Domingo 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Safer Neighborhoods are Possible (Organization) 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 1
Simkin, Margaret T. 1
Simkin, Robert L. 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 1
Tritton, Frederick J. (Frederick Jenner) 1
Walker, James F., d.1978 1
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Wegener, Ellie 1
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
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