Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles Collected Papers
Includes two oral history interview (4 p., 2007 and 2 p., 2003) of Ward Miles and Alice Calder Miles; information about the Civilian Public Service unit at the Byberry State Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa.; manuscript "Out of Sight Out of Mind" by Ward C. Miles; information about a psychiatric aide training project conducted for the Rockefeller Foundation under the auspices of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas in 1948; reference material about mental hospitals and psychiatric aide training, including a manuscript "Sweet Dreams and Stale Delusions" by Leonard Edelstein (1945).
- 1944-1948, 2003, 2007
- Miles, Ward C., 1922- (Person)
Language of Material
Materials are in English.
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Biographical / Historical
Ward C. Miles; b. 1922; raised a Quaker; conscientious objector to World War II; assigned to Byberry State Hospital (Philadelphia, PA); married Alice Calder; became a physician after the war.
0.21 Linear Feet (2.5 linear in.)
The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of Ward C. Miles and Alice Calder Miles.
- Byberry State Hospital (Pa.)
- Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.)
- Conscientious objectors -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources
- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Mental health services -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources
- Mentally ill -- Care -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources
- Miles, Alice Calder
- Miles, Ward C., 1922-
- Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Psychiatric aides -- Training of -- United States -- History -- Sources
- Psychiatric hospitals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources
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