War -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Contains a document listing the Sufferings of Friends belonging to Flushing Monthly Meeting given to the Committee appointed to inspect the Sufferings of Friends, 1782. Also, accounts submitted by individuals and related epistles, 1775 and 1778, from London and Philadelphia Yearly Meetings.
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
Abstract The Young Friends of North America, an open fellowship of Friends between the ages of 18 and 30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968 to facilitate communication among Friends who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee, chaired by C.O. Peter Blood, collected information from members of the Religious Society of Friends who had refused to cooperate with conscription since the 1940s, as well as Friends who were currently imprisoned for draft resistance. Besides...