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Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Abstract

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

"Service with the War Relocation Authority"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-092
Abstract

George L. Townsend's memoir, entitled "Service of the War Relocation Authority," describes his recruitment by and work with the War Relocation Authority, a civilian agency established to provide care and services for Japanese Americans moved to Army Relocation Centers. Included is a map of Relocation Centers in the Western United States.

Dates: 1942-1946

André Trocmé and Magda Trocmé Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-107
Abstract André and Magda Trocmé are perhaps best known for their work in the small French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon where, during World War II, they inspired the villagers to help protect and sometimes to assist in the escape of Jews and other poltiical refugees. In 1938, André Trocmé, and his pacifist colleague Édouard Theis, founded L'Ecole Nouvelle Cévenol in Le Chambon, a Protestant, co-educational secondary school, with a curriculum of tolerance, honesty, and nonviolence. By 1942 the Germans...
Dates: 1919-

Universities Committee on Post-war International Problems Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Universities Committee-Post-War International Problems
Dates: 1943-1945

Ust Lampe

 Collection
Identifier: HCL-003-021
Abstract

German language publication created by students in the military's Language and Area Study Unit.

Dates: 1943-1944

Gertrude Weaver Refugee Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-004
Abstract Gertrude Weaver graduated from Swarthmore College in 1938 with degrees on German and History, and spent her junior year (1936-1937) in Munich. After graduation, she taught German at Chester High School where she and her students corresponded sent relief packages to families in Western Europe struggling to survive in impoverished post-World War II Europe. This collection contains Weaver’s correspondence with the recipients of her aid, as well as records of the logistics of the operation. The...
Dates: 1946-1949

Norman J. Whitney Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-061
Abstract Norman Jehiel Whitney (1891-1967) was a Quaker teacher, writer and devoted peace worker. From 1919-1957 he helped establish, and directed for many years, the Syracuse Peace Council. He left Syracuse in 1957 to work for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in peace education. Whitney's major peace work was in the area of counseling conscientious objectors to war (COs), particularly those in Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps. In 1941 he helped establish the New York State Board for...
Dates: 1938-1967

David Thoreau Wieck Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wieck, David Thoreau
Abstract

Includes prison correspondence, 1943-1946, and post-prison writings.

Dates: 1942-1969; Majority of material found within 1943-1950

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Abstract

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

Jayne Tuttle Wilhelm and Paul A. Wilhelm Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilhelm, Paul and Jane Tuttle Wilhelm
Abstract

Paul A. Wilhelm (1916- ) served in three Civilian Public Service Units: Camp 3, Patapsco, Md.; Camp 52, Powelsville Maryland; and Camp 49, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) State Hospital. He registered as a Baptist conscientious objector but became a Quaker after his marriage to C. Jayne Tuttle in 1943.

Dates: 1934-1978

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 97
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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
Diaries 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
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German 2
Czech 1
French 1
Germanic languages 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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