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Přemysl Pitter Collection

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Czechoslovakia-Pitter, Pemysl
Abstract

Includes correspondence, pamphlets and typescripts.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1926-1954

Murray Polner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-113
Abstract Polner was an author and editor of books and periodicals on social history, public policy, and Jewish concerns. This collection chiefly relates to his research on Vietnam veterans for his book No Victory Parades and on the question of amnesty for When Can I Come Home? The collection also include audiotapes of oral histories of American Jews who were conscientious objectors or who resisted serving in the military during World War II or the Korean War. There is additional material from...
Dates: 1963-1988

Quaker Emergency Service lectures

 Collection — othertype: SC-290
Identifier: SFHL-SC-290
Abstract

The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.

Dates: 1944

Quaker Emergency Service records

 Collection — othertype: SC-192
Identifier: SFHL-SC-192
Abstract The collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project in Brazil; and writings by people outside the group. Of interest are transcript talks given by Peter F. Amoroso of the New York Department of Correction, and Austin H. MacCormick of the Osborne Association. There is also a carbon copy, attributed to John S. Gough, of the...
Dates: ca. 1941-1948

Mercedes M. Randall Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-110
Abstract

Mercedes M. Randall was an early, and lifelong, member of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. She held many positions of responsibility in the organization, including chairmanship of the National Education Committee, and presidency of the Manhattan Branch. Randall was the first biographer of Nobel Peace Prize winner, Emily Greene Balch.

Dates: 1914-1977

Jeannette Rankin Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Rankin, Jeannette
Abstract

Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973), was the first woman to serve in Congress (1917-1919). She was an active suffragist and later worked in peace organizations such as the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom and the National Council for Prevention of War. Rankin founded the Georgia Peace Society in the 1940s, and led the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, an all-women's protest march against the Vietnam war shortly before her death.

Dates: 1917-2011

Joseph W. Reilly Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Reilly, Joseph W.
Abstract

The collection includes information about the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Council, the Friendship Cooperative House, the conference of the National Youth Assembly Against Universal Military Training, Washington D.C. February 15-16, 1948, the Philadelphia Resist Conscription Committee, the Philadelphia Youth Council to Oppose Conscription, the Philadelphia Town Meeting of Youth and Vets, and the Veterans Commission on Court-Martial Cases.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1950

Relief and Reconstruction Program records

 Collection
Identifier: HCE-003-003-001
Abstract

The materials in this collection pertain to Haverford College's Relief and Reconstruction program, and include reports and announcements, application materials, correspondence, student work, instructional materials, survey responses, and newsletters. The materials date from 1941 to 2008, with the bulk of the materials pertaining to the program's operation between 1943 and 1945.

Dates: 1941-2008; Majority of material found within 1943-1945

Reginald Reynolds Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Reynolds, Reginald
Abstract

A British Quaker, author, journalist, field secretary for the Friends Service Committee, associate of Mohandas K. Gandhi, and conscientious objector during World War II.

Dates: 1925-1955

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Abstract The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 97
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 42
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 20
Bryn Mawr College 8
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1
 
Subject
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 37
World War, 1939-1945 33
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Sources 21
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Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 17
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 17
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 14
correspondence 14
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 11
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 11
Quakers 9
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 8
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 8
Society of Friends -- Charities 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 8
Conscientious objectors -- United States 7
diaries 7
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
Quakers -- History 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 6
Amnesty -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1914-1918 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 5
manuscripts (documents) 5
photographs 5
Bryn Mawr (Pa.) 4
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 4
Education 4
International relief 4
International relief -- France 4
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 4
Pacifists -- United States 4
Quaker women 4
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 4
Society of Friends -- Japan 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Refugees -- Sources 4
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 3
Education -- United States 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Missionaries 3
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Pacifism 3
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Political prisoners -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker missionaries 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
Refugees 3
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
War -- Moral and ethical aspects -- History -- Sources 3
Women -- Societies and clubs 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 3
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 3
letters (correspondence) 3
newsletters 3
speeches (documents) 3
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
China -- History -- 20th Century 2
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 2
Conscientious objection -- History -- Sources 2
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Draft resisters -- United States 2
Europe 2
France 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
I-W service 2
International cooperation -- History -- Sources 2
Japan -- History 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Sources 2
Korean War, 1950-1953 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
National service -- United States 2
Pacifism -- United States 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker conscientious objectors 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Family relationships 2
Quakers -- Germany 2
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
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Language
English 163
German 2
Czech 1
French 1
Germanic languages 1
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Undetermined 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 31
American Friends Service Committee 28
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 10
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 8
Bryn Mawr College 7
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Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 7
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 6
War Resisters League 6
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 5
Haverford College 5
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 4
Brethren Service Committee 4
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 4
Furnas, Paul J. 4
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 4
Kaufman, Abraham 4
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 4
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Cary, Stephen G. 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Cornell, Julien D., 1910- 3
DeSilver, Harrison 3
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 3
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 3
Friends Ambulance Unit 3
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 3
Keep America Out of War Committee 3
Keep America Out of War Congress 3
Metropolitan Board for Conscientious Objectors 3
National Peace Conference (U.S.) 3
Peace Now Movement (Organization) 3
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 3
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 3
Rankin, Jeannette, 1880-1973 3
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 3
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Swarthmore College 3
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 3
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Field Service 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 2
Andresen, Bent, 1908-1991 2
Baer, Gertrude 2
Barr, Allen H. 2
Benson, Purnell Handy, 1913- 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brandt, Wilmer, 1920- 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Brooks, R. Boland 2
Butcher, Agnes Young, 1921-2005 2
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Civilian Public Service Union 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 2
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 2
Cooper, Samuel 2
Corfman, Rex 2
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 2
Dyer, Henry W. 2
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 2
Finch, Henry Le Roy 2
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Gara, Larry 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 2
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 2
Harkness, Georgia Elma, 1891-1974 2
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 2
Harvard University 2
Heifer Project 2
Hill, Lewis K. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Lazarus, Frieda Langer 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
MacAdam, Ruth E. 2
Man, Albon 2
Mennonite Central Committee 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
National Committee on Conscientious Objectors (U.S.) 2
National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) 2
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 2
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