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Biddle family Papers

 Collection
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

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview

This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.

Dates: 1876-1967

Kay Camp Papers

 Collection
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

Helen M. Carroll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-305
Content Description

Helen Carroll's files related to her peace and social concerns, including some material on Swarthmore borough (inc Swarthmore U. N Committee), the PYM U. N.committee, and other Quaker-related papers.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1955-1992

Francoise W. Douwes Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Douwes, Francoise Wilhelmina
Abstract

Douwes was a member of the Philadelphia branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1985-2005

Fellowship of Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Fellowship of Peace
Dates: 1931-1946

From the Women of Philadelphia U.S.A. in Answer to the Friendly Address of the Women of Exeter, England, on the Subject of Peace

 Item — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-From the women of Philadelphia U.S.A.
Abstract Handwritten draft of a reply to an address from women of Exeter, England, in response to their plea urging their American sisters to help prevent war between England and the United States. This draft, of which the final version no longer exists, warns that a mother could sow the seed of blood-thirsty ambition in her son "when in his childish hours she gave him tiny weapons, and taught him how to mimic war's murderous game." Signed by Lucretia Mott. The reply, which was sent to England and is...
Dates: 1846

Violet Oakley Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Oakley, Violet
Dates: 1933-1979; Majority of material found within 1933-1942

Philadelphia Women for Peace Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Women for Peace
Dates: 1951-1954

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Friends Peace Committee and its predecessors (1891-2015)

 Collection — othertype: SW/Phy/770
Identifier: QM-Phy-770
Overview The Friends Peace Committee (FPC) of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting was formed in 1933 by the merger of similar committees that had been established in 1892 by the Race Street Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) and in 1916 by the Arch Street Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in Philadelphia. Since 1933, the committee has undergone a series of structural changes, perhaps most strikingly under the direction of Executive Secretary George Hardin from 1949-1973. There are a number of different subcommittees under...
Dates: 1891-2007

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