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Bent Andresen Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector (CO) during World War Two and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a guinea pig project in which he and several other COs lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace and justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

Bennett W. Andrews and Florence N. Andrews Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-209
Abstract

Bennett Andrews was an absolutist conscientious objector during World War II. He served a five year sentence Danbury Prison, a federal penitentiary, in Connecticut. There he worked in a number of positions in the prison. Bennett Andrews was released from prison on July 11, 1946 and received amnesty from President Truman in 1947. Florence Andrews (born in 1913) married Bennett on July 22, 1938. She was also a strong pacifist, who fully supported her husband's C.O. stance.

Dates: 1940-1950, 1979-1980

Fannie Fern Andrews Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andrews, Fannie Fern
Abstract

Fannie Fern Phillips Andrews founded the American School Peace League (which changed its name to the American School Citizenship League in 1919). She was also a founding member of the Woman's Peace Party, and was one of the delegates to the International Committee of the International Congress of Women at The Hague in 1915. She was appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as a delegate to international conferences on education in 1934 and 1936.

Dates: 1906-1940; 1997

Anna Garlin Spencer Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-034
Abstract Anna Carpenter Garlin Spencer was a minister, feminist, educator, pacifist, and writer on ethics and social problems. Spencer was the first woman in Rhode Island to be ordained and served as the minister of the Bell Street Chapel from 1891 to 1902. Spencer was active in the cause of women's rights for more than forty years and served as the president of the Rhode Island Equal Suffrage Association. Spencer's interest in pacifism also led her to prominent positions with the National Peace and...
Dates: 1830-1931

Another Mother for Peace Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-102
Abstract

Another Mother for Peace was a women's peace group born from the antipathy to the war in Vietnam, based in Los Angeles, California. The stated purpose of this non-partison, non-profit organization was "to educate women to take an active role in eliminating war as a means of solving disputes between nations, people and ideologies." AMP closed its offices in January 1986.

Dates: 1964-1978; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Abstract Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

Anti-Enlistment League Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Anti-Enlistment League
Dates: 1916

Anti-Imperialist League Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Anti-Imperialist League
Abstract The Anti-Imperialist League was formed circa June 1898 to oppose the war of the United States with Spain over Cuba's fight for independence from Spanish rule. The United States also wished to expand its influence in the Carribean and across the Pacfic and so annexed the Philippine Islands and Puerto Rico. Eventually, the League grew into a bipartisan mass movement of some 30,000 members in 30 states.The Anti-Imperialist League continued to challenge American intervention abroad...
Dates: 1899-1919

Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick
Abstract

Collection includes brochures and flyers, printed correspondence, and pamphlets about the Appeal and Vigil; also includes two short unpublished histories of Fort Detrick, and news clippings about Fort Detrick's conversion in 1969 from offensive biological warfare to cancer research.

Dates: 1959-1961; 1971-1973

Constance Applebee papers

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Identifier: BMC-1981-58
Abstract

Constance Applebee introduced the sport of field hockey to the US and was for many years the director of physical education at Bryn Mawr College. Her papers occupy ten boxes and contain miscellaneous correspondence, memorabilia, sports programs, and publications that probably belonged to her

Dates: 1898 - 1981
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 630
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Bryn Mawr College 26
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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 1079
German 8
Spanish; Castilian 8
French 3
Latin 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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