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Samuel Cooper papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-008
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of five folders of materials related to Samuel Cooper's conscientious objection to WWII. The collection includes Cooper's correspondence with political leaders, court officials, organizations for religious objection, and his family members in the months leading to the war, during the period of his arrest and imprisonment, and for the remainder of the war.

Dates: 1939-1948

Julien D. Cornell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-010
Abstract

Julien Cornell (1910-1994) practiced law in New York City, with a special interest in civil liberties. During World War II, he handled many cases for conscientious objectors, as well as advising many other COs about their various problems with the legal system. He was considered an expert on legal issues regarding conscientious objection and Civilian Public Service, and was consulted by many lawyers throughout the country for his opinions.

Dates: 1940-1947

Correspondence of Allen Grover and Earl M. Freligh; Correspondence of Allen Grover and Josiah Marvel

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-830
Overview

Correspondence, 1941-1945, between Allen Grover (ca. 1903-ca. 1996) and Earl M. Freligh (1917-2005), the former on the staff of Time Magazine, the latter an ambulance driver for the American Field Service in Italy and North Africa during World War II. A second section is the correspondence, 1940-1948, between Allen Grover and Josiah Marvel (1896-1959) relating particularly to his relief work in France in 1940.

Dates: 1940-1949

Albert and Frank Dietrich Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Dietrich correspondence
Abstract

Collection consists of correspondence between the two brothers and their letters to their parents and to Frank's wife, Christine; topics include war, peace, patriotism, daily life in the army and Civilian Public Service, and arguments about the use of military force and pacifist nonviolence in the face of Nazi Germany and expansionist Japan; Frank's letters from the Philippines offer descriptions of life there, and the challenges of wartime marriages and parenthood.

Dates: 1939-1946, 1988-1998; Majority of material found within 1939-1946

Eichel Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-131
Overview

The Eichel Family papers provide a unique glimpse into the lives of conscientious objectors and peace activists from one family over two generations, from 1916 onward. Julius Eichel, David Eichel and Albert Eichel were all C.O.s during WWI. Julius Eichel and his wife Esther Eichel protested WWII. Their son Seymour Eichel also served time in prison for his refusal to serve in the military in the 1950s.

Dates: 1918 - 2008

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee...
Dates: 1815-2006

Embassies of Reconciliation Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-B
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Embassies of Reconciliation
Abstract

Printed material, 1936-1940: reports, pamphlets, releases, magazine and newspaper clippings; accounts of George Lansbury's visit to Hitler, 1937.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1936-1940

Emergency Anti-War Committee (New York) Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Emergency Anti-War Committee-New York
Dates: 1935

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1920, 1938-1951

Evansville Peace Council Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Evansville Peace Council
Dates: 1940-1943

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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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