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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
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 order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-006
Overview Contains the records of American Friends Service Committee, Committee on Rights of Conscience, 1955-1962, including minutes and other supporting documents. Persons represented include Faith Bissell, Miriam E. Brailey, Harrop Freeman, Frederick Fuges, Alan Howe, Mary Knowles, Patrick M. Malin, Roland Pennock, Sara Pickus, Harry B. Sprogell, Frederick B. Tolles, and John T. Watkins.
Dates: 1955-1962

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Henry Joel Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-081
Abstract Henry J. Cadbury (1883-1974) was a distinguished Biblical scholar, teacher, and a member of the Society of Friends. Cadbury was one of the founders of the American Friends Service Committee. He served as its chairman from both 1928 to 1934 and again from 1944 to 1960. Cadbury supervised famine relief both in the United States and in Europe.
Dates: 1917-1974

Darlington Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

Friends Committee on War Tax Concerns Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1-002
Overview The Friends Committee on War Tax Concerns (FCWTC) was created in 1985 under the sponsorship of the Friends World Committee for Consultation (FWCC). Its stated purpose was to address the widespread and growing concern in the Society of Friends on many aspects of war taxes. This collection contains the records of the Friends Committee on War Tax Concerns, including minutes, correspondence, publicity, and financial records.
Dates: 1985-1988

Nicholas Hallock papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-228
Abstract The collections contains a draft or copy of a letter dated 6 mo. 1846 from Nicholas Hallock to Elizabeth Paxson which explains his religious beliefs; an 1848 letter from Henry Titus and others, Jerusalem, Long Island, NY, expressing their thanks for Hallock's religious visit; a copy of a letter dated 1835 from George Hull to Hallock, dispirited by the divisions among Friends; a record of the births of the family of Edward Hallock, younger brother of Nicholas; and a copy of the minute adopted by...
Dates: 1835-1884

Hull family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-255
Abstract The collection contains papers of the George Hull family of Gasport, New York. It includes sermons by George Hull dated 1913, miscellaneous Gasport Friends Church notices, 1910-1930; acknowledgements for donations to Friends Relief Mission, 1920-1921; family prohibition concert poster and other temperance ephemera; postcards of Quaker meeting houses; and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1910-1930

T. Atkinson Jenkins Research for Friends World Conference (London, 1920)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-075
Overview T. Atkinson Jenkins (1868-1935) was a Quaker and a university professor. The collection contains chiefly correspondence, questionnaires, notes, clippings, and other papers, relating to Jenkins's collection of information on Friends' attitudes to the Mexican and Civil wars, information which was designed to be part of the reassessment of the Quaker peace testimony in preparation for the first Friends World Conference (London, 1920). Also includes bibliography of Jenkins' writings on French...
Dates: 1917-1919

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.
Dates: 1967-1972

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Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
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Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
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Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Chaffee, Edmund B. (Edmund Bigelow), 1887-1936 1
Champney, Horace 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
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Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Davidov, Marv 1
Desai, Narayan 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dolci, Danilo 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Dyer, Henry W. 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 1
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Hull, George, 1853-1922 1
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Hunn, Ezekiel, 1841-1926 1
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Jenkins, T. Atkinson (Thomas Atkinson), 1868-1935 1
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Keeton, Morris T. 1
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Lasserre, Henri, 1875-1945 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Levering, Susan Dworkin 1
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Lynd, Staughton 1
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Malin, Patrick Murphy, 1903-1964 1
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Massar, Ivan 1
Meany, George, 1894-1980 1
Meyer, Christopher 1
Miller, Edward R. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
Mitchell, Barbara Jaynes 1
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Moody, Roger 1
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