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Chester Friends Association (Chester, Pa.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-016
Abstract

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 for a Quaker Peace Witness Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness
Abstract

Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness; organized the November 1960 Washington Pilgrimage and two-day vigil at the Pentagon; chaired by Henry J. Cadbury; also called the Quaker Peace Witness Committee; work was continued by the Friends Witness for World Order

Dates: Majority of material found within 1960-1961

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

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-033
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-038
Abstract 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

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-122
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Abstract 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: 1920, 1938-1951

Ross Flanagan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Abstract

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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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 35
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Quakers -- Social life and customs 8
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letters (correspondence) 2
photographs 2
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antislavery movements 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
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Astronomical observatories 1
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Biological warfare -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 7
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
Swarthmore College 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
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Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 2
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 2
American Young Friends Fellowship 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bye, Mary, 1913- 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Goodenow, Leanore 2
Haverford College 2
Heacock, Walter G. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 2
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 2
Newton, Ray 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 2
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 2
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Pickard, Irene 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 2
Simkin, Margaret T. 2
Simkin, Robert L. 2
Stratton, Edward F., 1876-1968 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Walker, James F., d.1978 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Yarnall, Stanley R. (Stanley Rhoads), 1871-1964 2
57th Street Meeting of Friends (Chicago, Ill.) 1
A Quaker Action Group 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends' Peace Conference (1901) (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Ann Arbor, Mich.) 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 Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : Atlanta, Ga.) 1
Atlanta Sanctuary Committee 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Baily, Sydney 1
Ballantyne, Edith 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
Barr, Allen H. 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Beede, Willis 1
Bennett, William, 1804-1873 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Binford, Raymond, 1876-1951 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bolzau, Dr. Emma 1
Borkholder, Philip L. 1
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 1
Boulding, Elise 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 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
Buchinger, Hans, -1910 1
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