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Jane Addams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-001
Abstract

A world-famous social reformer; co-founded the first settlement house in America in 1889; championed many causes on behalf of the urban poor, such as protection of immigrants, child labor laws, industrial safety, juvenile courts, and recognition of labor unions; a leading figure in the movement for international peace; awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1931.

Dates: 1838-; Majority of material found within 1880-1935

Agape Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-237
Abstract

The Agape Foundation was a non-profit public foundation, which raised and distributed funds to groups working for nonviolent social change. From its formation in 1969 by a group of pacifists and anti-war activists in Palo Alto, California, the Agape Foundation provided millions of dollars to nonviolent, grassroots organizations throughout the western United States. It was headquartered in San Francisco. In 2010 the Agape Foundation merged with the Peace Development Fund.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1970-2010

Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

Ahmed Evans must be saved

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-015
Abstract

This collection consists of 2 flyers, "Save Ahmed Evans" and "Ahmed Evans Must Be Set Free!" from September 1969. The fliers were likely sponsored, produced, and distributed in New York City by the Committee to Save Ahmed Evans, who wanted his death sentance commuted.

Dates: 1969

Ailanthus Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ailanthus
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of printed material; includes flyers, notes from meetings, newspaper clippings, photographs, banners, legal briefs, publicity materials, and reference files. Also includes a memoir by Robert W. Hillegass about the making of the play "Handy Dandy" by William Gibson which draws heavily on Ailanthus courtroom experience and spirituality.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1979-1992

Fay Ajzenberg-Selove papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-013
Abstract

The collection consists of the 1947-1950 correspondence between Fay Ajzenberg-Selove and Louis Leprince-Ringue pertaining to her translation of his book "Les Rayons Cosmiques" (The Cosmic Rays) and a 1991 copy of Ajzenberg-Selove's memoir typescript.

Dates: 1947-1950; 1991; Majority of material found within 1947-1950

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Abstract

This manuscript reports Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. Sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Dates: 1926

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract

Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.

Dates: 1915-1989

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Abstract

All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Dates: 1929

Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 221
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 200
Bryn Mawr College 26
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 5
 
Subject
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 80
Quakers -- History 76
diaries 70
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Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- Diaries 54
Quakers -- Social life and customs 54
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 49
Quaker women -- United States 42
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 42
correspondence 33
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Quakers -- United States 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Peace movements -- United States 26
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 24
manuscripts (documents) 23
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 22
Quaker women 22
Antinuclear movement -- United States 21
Pacifists -- United States 21
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
Student movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 20
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 19
letters (correspondence) 19
War tax resistance -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 18
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
Education -- United States 17
Slavery -- United States 17
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Nuclear disarmament -- History -- Sources 16
Quakers -- Family relationships 16
Quakers -- New York (State) 16
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
Conscientious objectors -- United States 15
Quakers -- Education 15
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 14
Society of Friends -- Education 14
Society of Friends -- United States 14
United States 14
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 14
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 14
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 13
Nuclear disarmament -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 13
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 13
Education 12
Quakers -- Virginia 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Draft resisters -- United States -- Sources 12
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 12
genealogies (histories) 12
Abolitionists 11
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 11
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
College theater -- United States 11
Haverford (Pa.) 11
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 11
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 11
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 11
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
United States -- Foreign relations -- Soviet Union 11
Women and peace 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
Militarism -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Motherhood -- United States -- History 10
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 10
Peace -- Societies, etc. 10
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 10
Peace walks and marches -- History -- Sources 10
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 10
Quaker abolitionists 10
Soviet Union -- Foreign relations -- United States 10
Women -- Education 10
Women and religion 10
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 10
clippings (information artifacts) 10
Civil disobedience -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- Genealogy 9
Socialists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Women in education 9
World War, 1939-1945 9
account books 9
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Language
English 1077
German 2
Latin 2
Spanish; Castilian 2
Undetermined 2
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 48
Civilian Public Service 36
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 32
Swarthmore College 27
Haverford College 26
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Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 25
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 22
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 20
War Resisters League 20
Bryn Mawr College 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 15
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 15
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 15
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 14
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 14
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 14
Willoughby, George, pacifist 14
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 13
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 13
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 12
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 12
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 12
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 12
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 12
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 12
Kaufman, Abraham 11
Newton, Ray 10
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 10
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 10
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
McReynolds, David 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 9
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 9
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 8
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 8
Finch, Henry Le Roy 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Gara, Larry 7
Gilmore, Robert Wallace, 1921-1988 7
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 7
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 7
Sharpless family 7
Whitney, Norman J. (Norman Jehiel), 1891-1967 7
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baer, Gertrude 6
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 6
Bromley, Ernest 6
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 6
Coffin, William Sloane, Jr., 1924-2006 6
Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984 6
DiGia, Ralph 6
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 6
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 6
Golden Rule (Ketch) 6
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 6
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 6
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Pickus, Robert 6
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 6
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 6
Reynolds, Earle L. 6
Roodenko, Igal 6
Tatum, Arlo D. 6
Walker, Charles C. 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 5
American Civil Liberties Union 5
American Peace Society 5
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 5
Berrigan, Daniel 5
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 5
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 5
Bromley, Marion, -1996 5
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 5
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 5
Cary, Stephen G. 5
Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980 5
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 5
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 5
Freeman, Harrop A. (Harrop Arthur), 1907-1993 5
Furnas, Paul J. 5
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 5
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 5
Henry Ford Peace Expedition (1915-1916) 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Houser, George M. 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Jordan, David Starr, 1851-1931 5
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