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Lynne Shivers Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-263
Overview

Enid Lynne Shivers was a peace activist and prominent member of Movement for a New Society, for which she organized and wrote informational materials. This collection of her personal materials is primarily composed of journals dating from the 1960s until 2014 and materials from time she spent doing peace work in Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1941-2015

Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Benjamin Spock Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Spock, Benjamin
Abstract

Collection consists of photocopied material released under the Freedom of Information Act for the years 1964-1972, with the bulk of the material from 1968. Includes informants' reports, transcripts of personal conversations, writings by and about Spock, and transcripts of Spock's media appearances.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1964-1972

Student Peace Union Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-065
Overview

The Student Peace Union was founded at the University of Chicago in 1959. It was an intercollegiate student group whose members believed that neither war nor the threat of war could any longer be successfully used to settle international disputes.

Dates: 1959-1967

Student/Teacher Organization to Prevent Nuclear War Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Student/Teacher Organization-Prevent Nuclear War
Abstract

The collection includes correspondence, minutes of meetings, financial records, flyers, brochures, pamphlets.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-

Marjorie Swann and Robert Swann Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-264
Overview

The Swanns were Quaker peace activitists who were particularly well known for their part in nonviolent direct action against nuclear weapons testing and deployment in the 1950s-1960s.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

Édouard Theis Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-France-Theis, Edouard
Overview Édouard Theis was a missionary and teacher in Madagascar and the Cameroons, before joining the theology faculty at the University of Paris. As a pacifist and conscientious objector to war Theis resisted Nazi violence and racism during World War II. Along with André and Magda Trocmé, Theis and his wife, Mildred, co-founded the Collège Cévenol in 1938. Theis taught French, German, and Greek, and his wife taught there as well. Theis also served as the college's first [second?] director until...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1947-1965

Topsfield Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-256
Overview The Topsfield Foundation was founded by Paul J.Aicher in 1982. Aicher, a former engineer later turned philanthropist created a Foundation to aid grassroots citizens' groups in working against nuclear proliferation. In 1984 the Foundation began publishing the state-by-state Grassroots Peace Directories to provide networking information for these organizations and the larger peace movement. In the mid-1980s Aicher created two additional projects: ACCESS, a security information service based in...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1983-1997

Turn Toward Peace Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Turn Toward Peace
Overview Turn Toward Peace was founded in 1961 as a cooperative national effort of about 60 peace and liberal internationalist organizations; Norman Thomas was Chairman of TTP, and Robert Gilmore was the Executive Director. There eventually were offices in several large cities and 38 national organizations were affiliated with the organization. But by 1963, serious discord divided TTP and several years later a group split off to became the World Without War Council; some regional offices retained the...
Dates: 1961-1970

Unitarian Universalist Peace Network Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-159
Overview Established in 1984 to strengthen peace work among Unitarian Universalists and interfaith communities, the goup was especially concerned with the international arms race and nuclear proliferation. Directors included Stephen M. Shick, Carol Powers, Stephanie Nichols. The headquarters were in Philadelphia, Pa. and sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Association. Unitarian Universalist Peace Fellowship, Unitarian Universalist Service Committee, Unitarian Universalist United Nations Office,...
Dates: 1983-1991

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 141
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 35
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 26
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 10
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 8
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 6
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 6
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 5
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 5
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 5
Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources 4
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 4
Peace movements 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 4
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
United States 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 4
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 3
Civil rights workers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Direct action -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 3
Disarmament -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 3
Peace walks and marches 3
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Students -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 2
Anti-fascist movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antinuclear movement 2
Antinuclear movement -- History -- Sources 2
Arms control -- History -- Sources 2
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 2
College students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Human rights -- Central America -- History -- Sources 2
Internationalists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Latin America -- Politics and government -- 1980- -- Sources 2
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Lobbying -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Mennonites -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Catholic Church -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Study and teaching -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Europe -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 2
Social change -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Social reformers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Soldiers -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Students -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Armed Forces -- Political activity -- History -- Sources 2
United States -- Foreign relations -- Central America 2
Veterans -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Peace -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- Sources 2
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Afghan War, 2001- -- Protest movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 1
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 1
Antinuclear movement -- Delaware -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Germany (West) -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- New Jersey -- Princeton -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- Directories 1
Antinuclear movement -- Washington (D.C.) -- History -- Sources 1
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Names
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 14
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 13
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 12
American Friends Service Committee 10
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 10
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Lyttle, Bradford 9
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 8
War Resisters League 8
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 8
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 7
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 7
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 7
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 6
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 6
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 6
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 6
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 6
Newton, Ray 6
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 6
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Committee for Nonviolent Action 5
McReynolds, David 5
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 5
Pickus, Robert 5
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 5
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 5
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
American Peace Society 4
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 4
DiGia, Ralph 4
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 4
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 4
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 4
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 4
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 4
Omaha Action (Project) 4
Turn Toward Peace (Organization) 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 4
American League against War and Fascism 3
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 3
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 3
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 3
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 3
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 3
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Forest, Jim (James H.) 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Gara, Larry 3
Golden Rule (Ketch) 3
Gottlieb, Edward P. 3
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 3
Hassler, Alfred, 1910-1991 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 3
Lens, Sidney 3
Meacham, Stewart 3
Mead, Edwin D. (Edwin Doak), 1849-1937 3
National Committee for a Sane Nuclear Policy (U.S.) 3
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 3
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 3
Peck, Sidney M. (Sidney Morris), 1926- 3
People's Council of America for Democracy and Peace 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Roodenko, Igal 3
Spock, Benjamin, 1903-1998 3
Swann, Marjorie 3
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 3
Walker, Charles C. 3
World Without War Council 3
Altbach, Philip G. 2
American League for Peace and Democracy 2
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 2
April Action (Organization) 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 2
Berg, Lloyd A. 2
Berrigan, Daniel 2
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 2
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 2
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 2
Brickner, Balfour, 1926-2005 2
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Call, Arthur Deerin, 1869-1941 2
Chalmers, Ruth 2
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 2
Clergy and Laity Concerned (U.S.) 2
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