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A Quaker Action Group Records

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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...
Dates: 1965-1973

American Interracial Peace Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Interracial Peace Committee
Scope and Contents

Contains pamphlets and leaflets. Five items.

Dates: 1928-

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview

Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.

Dates: 1932-1969

Harold Barton Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Barton, Harold
Abstract In the early 1940s National Mental Health Foundation originated in 1944-1945 when Harold Barton and three associates, serving at Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), announced plans for a national campaign to improve the conditions in mental hospitals. The exposure of these conditions through the efforts of men serving in CPS, and their efforts to be a nonviolent presence in mental institutions, began a new movement in mental health care in the U.S. The National Mental...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1944-1949

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Sarah Upton Bowerman diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-008
Overview

The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.

Dates: 1841-1868

Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-017
Overview This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers,...
Dates: 1817-1937

Jane W. T. Brey Collection of Family Findings

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-018
Overview

Jane W. T. Brey (Jane Watson Taylor Brey, 1895-1982) was a genealogist. This collection chiefly contains photoprints of deeds, wills, marriage certificates and genealogical charts and pictures, relating to the Taylor, Wildman, and Watson families, Quakers of Bucks County, Pa.

Dates: 1682-1894

Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

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College students -- United States 3
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Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
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Society of Friends -- Virginia 3
Undergraduates -- United States 3
United States -- Emigration and immigration 3
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Civilian Public Service 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Sharpless family 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fisher family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 3
Allen family 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brinton family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Camp, Kay 2
Comfort family 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Foulke family 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Haines, John S. 2
Hamm, Thomas D. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hunn family 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Lakey, George 2
Lloyd family 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
McReynolds, David 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Smedley family 2
Smith, Daniel B. 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Taylor family 2
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
AmeriCorps (U.S.) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
American Legion 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Charles Lukens 1
Bailey, Emma Harriet Doll 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Barbour, Constance Speer 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
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