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Burlington Monthly Meeting 300th Anniversary

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-298
Abstract

This collection contains various materials including photocopies, newspaper clippings, deeds, and maps about the Burlington Meeting House, with an emphasis on the tercentenary celebration.

Dates: 1964 - 1982

Elihu Burritt Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-096
Abstract Elihu Burritt was born on December 10, 1810, in New Britain, Connecticut, into a working class family. He attended school briefly, but was largely self-educated. Burritt became a blacksmith to support himself, but he continued to study languages at night. Word of his erudition spread; he became known as the "Learned Blacksmith", and was offered opportunities to speak in public. While writing a lecture on "The Anatomy of the Earth", he was so impressed by the interdependency of its parts that...
Dates: 1840-1965; Majority of material found within 1841-1878

Burton Alva Konkle Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-033
Abstract

The collection contains unpublished writings by Burton Alva Konkle, author and historian. The bulk of the material concerns James Wilson, signer of the Declaration of Independence and one of the six original justices appointed by George Washington to the Supreme Court of the United States. Also included is a manuscript on David Lloyd, William Penn's personal lawyer, Attorney General of Pennsylvania, and Chief Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Dates: Undated. Circa 1940

Business Executives Move for New National Priorities Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-116
Abstract Founded in 1967 as Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace; objectives were to press for practical steps toward ending American participation in the Vietnamese Conflict, to use the business community's influence in expanding public support for disengagement, and to emphasize the war's adverse effect on the economy; name of the organization was changed in 1970 to Business Executives Move for Vietnam Peace and New National Priorities, later (1973) shortened to Business Executives Move for...
Dates: 1965-1983

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

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Abstract

Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

Dates: 1799-1924

Kay Camp Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-169
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Dates: 1955-2006

Campaign for a Democratic Foreign Policy Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Campaign for a Democratic Foreign Policy
Dates: 1975-1976

Campaign to Stop Government Spying Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Campaign to Stop Government Spying
Dates: 1976-1978

CarEth Foundation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-200
Abstract

The CarEth Foundation is a family-run funding resource for the peace and social justice movement. It was founded in 1967 by G. Sterling Grumman to promote enduring world peace.

Dates: 1988-

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 220
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 48
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 1076
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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