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Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Lee Stern Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-170
Overview

Lee Stern (1915-1992), was a Quaker pacifist, conscientious objector to war, involved in peace groups and organizations, and a teacher of nonviolence.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1992

Elizabeth Hunt Stoddard-Sennott Girl Scout papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-276
Identifier: SFHL-SC-276
Scope and Contents

This small collection contains primarily correspondence between Elizabeth Hunt Stoddard-Sennott and the Girls Scouts organization concerning her planned marriage to a concientious objector during World War II. It offers insight into contemporary views towards pacifism in wartime and the influences on women's employment. Also included are copies of two papers written as a student at Antioch College.

Dates: 1938 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1942 - 1948

Swarthmore College Civilian Foreign Service Training Program records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-J03
Overview During World War II, Swarthmore College offered relief and reconstruction training programs, initially at the graduate level for men in the Civilian Public Service (CPS), and later as an undergraduate major. This collection consists of meeting minutes, correspondence, syllabi, reports, and other documents relating to Civilian Foreign Service (CFS) training programs at colleges and universities, particularly the CFS program at Swarthmore. The collection was compiled by J. Roland Pennock, a...
Dates: 1942-1946

Swarthmore College War Years Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-062
Overview

This collection consists of 2 boxes of black and white photographs, postcards, loose prints, contact sheets, and negative slides, dating from approximately 1943-1946. Items were donated by alumni for the College's War Years Reunion in 1993.

Dates: 1943 - 1946

Taylor family papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1339
Overview The Taylor Family Papers Addition primarily contains correspondence, other printed materials, and photographs related to William Nicholson Taylor who was born June 22, 1882 to Frank Hendrickson Taylor (1855-1943) and Rebecca "Bessie" Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944) and his family. The collection includes materials belonging to his wife, Gertrude Christine Duret de Brie (1897-1983), their three children, Constance Alix (1921), Benjamin de Brie “Brie” (1923), and Marie-Celine “Mimi” (1925), and...
Dates: 1870 - 2013

Howard M. Teaf, "Haverford in Wartime"

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-001-026
Overview

The collection consists of a typed copy of an essay or speech by Howard M. Teaf entitled "Haverford in Wartime," discussing Haverford College's response to World War II and its aftermath.

Dates: ca. 1960s

Speer Family papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Edward Thomas and Margaret Loring Thomas Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Thomas, Edward-Margaret Loring Thomas
Overview

Edward Thomas was a chemist and chemical patent lawyer in New York City. His wife Margaret Loring Thomas had been active in settlement work and a teacher of home economics before marriage. Both were activist, pacifist Quakers.

Dates: 1917-1952

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Overview

Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Dates: 1912 - 1991
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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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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