Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.)

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The Fellowship of Reconciliation originated during World War I as a pacifist organization and later became involved in civil rights activities in the South.

From the description of Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) records, 1933-1973 (bulk 1955-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476463

The Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR) in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties. The FOR-USA is affiliated with the International Fellowship of Reconciliation.

From the description of Records, 1915-[ongoing]. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 22683349

American nondenominational religious pacifist organization.

From the description of Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1942-1946. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754866976

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referencedIn Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1957. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Issues of Peace and War Pamphlet Collection, 1818-1984 Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984. Rebecca Shelley papers, 1890-1984. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Gray, Harold Studley, 1894-1972. Harold Studley Gray papers, 1896-1972. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Rebecca Shelley Papers, 1890-1984 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Lovett, Sidney, 1890-1979. Sidney Lovett papers, 1889-1979 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Stern, Lee, 1915-1992. Lee Stern papers, 1942-1992. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Irwin R. Hogenauer Papers, 1932-1984 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Etter, Orval. Papers [microform], 1944-1957. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation. Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1940-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Mary Farquharson Papers Relating to the Incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, 1942-1945 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Alabama. Legislature. Commission to Preserve the Peace. Records, 1962-1975. Alabama Department of Archives and History
referencedIn Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1977 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser, 1931-1932. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Records, 1915-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Bayard Rustin Papers, 1942-1987, (bulk 1963-1980) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hideo Hashimoto papers, 1939-1994 Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn War Resisters League. Southeast. War Resisters League. Southeast Regional Office records, 1966-1995. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966. William Ernest Hocking Papers, 1860-1979 Houghton Library
referencedIn Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois. Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois records, 1983-2006 (bulk 1983-1999) Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn Kaufman, Abraham. Abraham Kaufman papers, 1942-1997 Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Edmund B. Chaffee Papers, 1902-1937 Syracuse University. Library. Special Collections Research Center
referencedIn Champney, Horace. Horace Champney papers, 1906-1990, bulk 1958-1979. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Angela Morgan Papers, 1893-1957 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Lewy, Guenter, 1923-. Guenter Lewy collection, 1933-1995. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
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referencedIn Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.). Atlanta Office. Research Dept. records, 1959-1969. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) records, 1933-1973 (bulk 1955-1968). Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
referencedIn Fellowship for a Christian Social Order. Collection, 1921-1927. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967. [Peace pamphlets. Part 1]. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hashimoto, Hideo, 1911-. Hideo Hashimoto papers [manuscript], 1939-1994. Oregon Historical Society Research Library
referencedIn Henry Hitt Crane Papers, 1902-1977, 1938-1964 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation Papers, 1942-1946. Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957. Family papers, 1835-1957. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Jewish Peace Fellowship (U.S.). Collection, 1942-[ongoing] Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Church Peace Mission (U.S.). Records, 1950-1967, bulk 1959-1965. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Harold S. Gray Papers, 1896-1972 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Martin Luther Luther King, Jr., primary correspondence, 1955-1968. Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Center
referencedIn A. Sidney Lovett papers, 1889-1979 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Student Peace Union (U.S.). Records, 1958-1964. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Guenter Lewy collection, 1933-1995 Hoover Institution Archives
referencedIn National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.). Records, 1921-1975. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Providence Plantation (Miss.). Delta and Providence cooperative farms papers, 1925-1963. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Pinkham, Henry Winn. Henry Winn Pinkham papers. 1901-1947. University of Denver, University Libraries, Anderson Academic Commons
referencedIn Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. Henry Hitt Crane papers, 1902-1969 (bulk 1938-1958). University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Finch, Henry Le Roy. Papers, 1940-1969, 1990. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Hamilton, C. Horace (Charles Horace), 1901-1977. C. Horace Hamilton papers, 1920s-1970s [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Kester, Howard, 1904-1977. Howard Kester papers, 1923-1972. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Davidon, Ann Morrissett. Ann Morrissett Davidon and William C. Davidon papers, 1949- Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Boeckel, Florence Brewer, b. 1885. [National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) pamphlets. Part 3]. Library of Congress
referencedIn College Peace Union. Collection, 1960. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Issues of Peace and War Pamphlet Collection, 1818-1970 (inclusive). Yake University Divinity School Library
referencedIn Simpson, Eloise Cummings, 1895-1993. Papers of Eloise Cummings Simpson, 1867-1993 (inclusive), 1940-1985 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Ahimsa Farm. Collection, 1940-1942. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Farquharson, Mary U. Mary U. Farquharson papers, 1875-1982. University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. Papers: Series I-III, 1908-1985 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.). Fellowship of Reconciliation records, 1942-1946. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977. Olive M. Stone papers, 1838-1977. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. Papers of Bayard Rustin, 1942-1987 (bulk 1963-1980). Library of Congress
referencedIn Woll, Matthew, 1880-1956. Letter, 1932. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
creatorOf Hull, William Isaac, 1868-1939. Papers, 1892-1939. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944-. Papers, 1955-[ongoing]. Mennonite Historical Library (Goshen College), MHL (Goshen College)
referencedIn Catholic Peace Fellowship. Collection, 1962-[ongoing]. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Kester, Howard A., 1904-1977. Papers, 1923-1978. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation Records, 1940-1960 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Hogenauer, Irwin R., 1912-1984. Irwin R. Hogenauer papers, 1932-1984. University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Minnesota Branch. Minnesota branch records, 1921-2000. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Fellowship of Reconciliation (United States). Letters, 1946-1967, n.d., to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Ahimsa Farm. corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama Council on Human Relations. corporateBody
associatedWith Alabama. Legislature. Commission to Preserve the Peace. corporateBody
associatedWith Allen, Devere, 1891-1955, person
associatedWith Beaver, Gilbert A., d. 1952, person
associatedWith Becker, Jo, person
associatedWith Berrigan, Daniel, person
associatedWith Brick, Allan, person
associatedWith Catholic Peace Fellowship. corporateBody
associatedWith Chaffee, Edmund Bigelow, 1887-1936 person
associatedWith Champney, Horace. person
associatedWith Church Peace Mission (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Civilian Public Service (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith College Peace Union. corporateBody
associatedWith Cornell, Thomas C. 1934- person
associatedWith Crane, Henry Hitt, 1890-1977. person
associatedWith Curry, A. Stauffer 1913- person
associatedWith Dai Dong (Organization) corporateBody
associatedWith Davidon, Ann Morrissett. person
associatedWith Deats, Richard L., 1932- person
associatedWith Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004, person
associatedWith Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. person
associatedWith Drinan, Robert F., person
associatedWith Etter, Orval. person
associatedWith Evans, Edward W. 1882-1976, person
associatedWith Farmer, James, 1920-1999. person
associatedWith Farquharson, Mary U. person
associatedWith Farquharson, Mary U. person
associatedWith Fellowship for a Christian Social Order. corporateBody
associatedWith Finch, Henry Le Roy. person
associatedWith Forest, James H., person
associatedWith Freeman, Harrop Arthur, 1907- person
associatedWith Gara, Larry, person
associatedWith Gray, Harold Studley, 1894-1972. person
associatedWith Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- person
associatedWith Hamilton, C. Horace (Charles Horace), 1901-1977. person
associatedWith Hashimoto, Hideo, 1911- person
associatedWith Hassler, Alfred, 1910- person
associatedWith Hassler, R. Alfred. person
associatedWith Heidbrink, John, person
associatedWith Highlander Folk School (Mounteagle, Tenn.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Hogenauer, Irwin R., 1912-1984. person
associatedWith Hostetter, C. Douglas, 1944- person
associatedWith Houser, George M., person
associatedWith Hull, William Isaac, 1868-1939. person
associatedWith Hunter, Barton, person
associatedWith International Fellowship of Reconciliation. corporateBody
associatedWith International Fellowship of Reconciliation. North American Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Jendrzejczyk, Michael, person
associatedWith Jewish Peace Fellowship (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956. person
associatedWith Jones, Paul, 1880-1941, person
associatedWith Kaufman, Abraham. corporateBody
associatedWith Kester, Howard, 1904-1977. person
associatedWith Kester, Howard A., 1904-1977. person
associatedWith King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. person
associatedWith Lens, Sidney, person
associatedWith Lewy, Guenter, 1923- person
associatedWith Lovett, Sidney, 1890-1979. person
associatedWith Matthews, J. B. 1894- person
associatedWith McReynolds, David, person
associatedWith Michigan Fellowship of Reconciliation corporateBody
associatedWith Morgan, Angela, 1874-1957 person
associatedWith Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967, person
associatedWith National Council for Prevention of War (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Nhá̂t Hạnh, Thích, person
associatedWith Page, Kirby, 1890-1957, person
associatedWith Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois. corporateBody
associatedWith Pérez Esquivel, Adolfo, person
associatedWith Pickus, Robert, person
associatedWith Pinkham, Henry Winn. person
associatedWith Rocky Flats/Nuclear Weapons Facilities Project. corporateBody
associatedWith Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987. person
associatedWith Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. person
associatedWith Shelley, Rebecca, 1887-1984. person
associatedWith Shelters for the Shelterless (Project) corporateBody
associatedWith Simpson, Eloise Cummings, 1895-1993. person
associatedWith Smiley, Glenn E., person
associatedWith Smiley, John. person
associatedWith Stern, Lee, 1915-1992. person
associatedWith Stone, Olive M. (Olive Matthews), 1897-1977. person
associatedWith Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.). Atlanta Office. corporateBody
associatedWith Student Peace Union (U.S.) corporateBody
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Swomley, John M., 1915- person
associatedWith Thomas, Evan W. 1890-1974, person
associatedWith Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968, person
associatedWith Vanderbilt University. corporateBody
associatedWith Walker, Charles C., person
associatedWith War Resisters League. Southeast. corporateBody
associatedWith Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933- person
associatedWith Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957. person
associatedWith Will, Herman, 1915- person
associatedWith Woll, Matthew, 1880-1956. person
associatedWith Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Minnesota Branch. corporateBody
associatedWith Yoder, John Howard, person
associatedWith Young, Ronald James, 1942- person
associatedWith Zahn, Gordon Charles, 1918- person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
United States.
United States
United States
Southern States
Subject
World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors
Peace
War victims--Services for--History--Sources
World War, 1939-1945--United States
Civil rights--Societies, etc
Civil rights movement
Peace--Societies, etc.--History--Sources
Peace movements--History--Sources
Human rights
World War, 1939-1945
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements--Sources
Peace--Religious aspects--History--Sources
Nonviolence--Religious aspects--History--Sources
Conscientious objectors
Conscientious objectors--United States
Pacifism--Religious aspects--History--Sources
African Americans--Civil rights
Social integration
Conscientious objection--History--Sources
Disarmament--Religious aspects--History--Sources
Pacifism
Occupation
Activity

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Active 1931

Active 1932

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