Swarthmore College Peace Collection


Records of the American Friends Service Committee:
Civilian Public Service, 1940-1947
Prison Service Committee, 1943-1947

Collection: DG 002


PART 5: LATER ACCESSIONS


Contact Information
Swarthmore College Peace Collection
500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081-1399, U.S.A.
Telephone: (610) 328-8557 (Curator); Fax: (610) 328-8544
Email: wchmiel1@swarthmore.edu (Curator); URL: http://www.swarthmore.edu/Library/peace/


Administrative Information
Restrictions to Access
Yes [some boxes are stored off-site and must be requested two weeks in advance of visiting the SCPC.]
Usage Restrictions
Yes [restrictions for Parts 1, 2 & 4 in place until the year 2020. Researchers using the contents of these Parts in any public format must disguise the identity of any individual conscientious objector. Researchers who wish to use the collection must agree to this stipulation.]
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Records of the American Friends Service Committee: Civilian Public Service [or Prison Service Committee] (DG 002), Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the American Friends Service Committee, the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.


Scope & Content Notes
Section 5 of the AFSC Collection comprises 7.6 feet of the total. These records were donated through the years by various individuals or organizations (acc. 06A-019 was received from the American Friends Service Committee Archives (Philadelphia, PA) in March 2006). Accession numbers are noted if known. No attempt has been made to check whether any of this material duplicates what is in Sections 1-4.



Contents of the Collection

Box 1
CPS Literature/Releases, 1941
CPS Literature/Releases, 1942
CPS Literature/Releases, 1943
CPS Literature/Releases, 1944
CPS Literature, 1944: "The Pink Book on Special Service Projects"
CPS Literature/Releases, 1945
CPS Literature/Releases, 1946 -1947
CPS Literature/Releases, undated

Box 2 [from Hi Doty accessions]
Government Coast & Geodetic Survey Unit: correspondence & reports, etc.
Detached Service Units/Public Health Units in Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands: correspondence reports, etc.
Correspondence & reports, etc.. re: Mental Hygiene Program of CPS
Outline of Medical & Nursing Service, Sanitation & Hygiene, & Medical Administration
Baptist hospital units: reports
Brethren units/camps: correspondence & reports, etc.
Catholic units: correspondence & reports, etc.
Mennonite camps: correspondence & reports, etc.
Methodist hospital units: correspondence & reports, etc.
Misc. CPS material
Lists re: COs
Mss. of quotes re: peacetime military conscription
Newsclippings re: CPS

Box 3
Correspondence, etc. of Anna Brinton (Pendle Hill) re: educational development at CPS camps, 1941
Quaker colleges & the war emergency
Correspondence of Ward Miles, etc., 1945-1946
Reports & correspondence, etc. of E.P. Stephenson re: evaluations of CPS, 1943-1944
Misc. material from Ada Wardlaw (Pacifist Research Bureau) [Acc. 47-44]
From E. Raymond Wilson papers (DG 070): correspondence, etc.
Research & writing re: CPS done by university of Oregon students, 1945-1946
Compilation of information re: CPS men & data

Box 4
Legislative work re: Winstead Bill: correspondence, 1945 (Aug. 12 - Oct. 20)
Legislative work re: Winstead Bill: correspondence, 1945 (Oct. 22 - Nov. 27)
Records of the AFSC/CPS Office, Richmond (IN) [Acc. 47-87 & 47-92]

Boxes 5 - 9
Records of the AFSC/CPS Office, Richmond (IN) [Acc. 47-87 & 47-92] (cont.)

Box 10 [acc. 76a-84]
AFSC Office Files on CPS
CPS Committee: meeting minutes
CPS Executive Committee: meeting minutes & reports
Miscellaneous forms, etc.
CPS: miscellaneous
Correspondence to camp directors
Memos to camp directors
Financial statements
Camp statistics
CPS regional conference
Miscellaneous articles on CPS
CPS peace program
Materials on peacetime conscription

Box 11 [acc. 76a-84]
CPS Files
Demobilization 1945
Job placement
Post war plans forCPS men
Dependents
Educational Secretary: correspondence
Education Secretary: memoranda
Librarian's notes
Handbook for Education Secretaries
Numbered memos
Correspondence Not Numbered
Training literature & conference
Forms
Vocational testing forms & materials

Box 12 (1/2 box) [acc. 76a-84]
Special Units, Camps & Detached Service
Mental Hygiene: reports, newletters, articles, pamphlets
CPS attendents handbooks, Mental Hygiene Program
School of Industrial Relations, School of Pacifist Living
CPS cooperatives, School of Cooperative Living
Special Projects Bulletin
Miscellaneous special camps
China Unit
Miscellaneous material
Relief & rehabilitation

Box 13 [acc. 06A-019]
Administration: general, 1940-1943
Administration: general, 1944-1948
Administration: committees, 1942
Administration: Committee on Policy Regarding Projects and Incentives, 1945
Administration: Civilian Public Service Executive Committee, 1944
Administration: correspondence (general), 1940-1942
Administration: correspondence (general), 1943-1944
Administration: correspondence to/from Homer Morris, 1941
Administration: correspondence to/from Thomas Jones, 1941
Administration: Crespi Study on Public Opinion re: Conscientious Objectors, 1944
Administration: Director’s Manual for Friends Camps, 1941
Administration: discharges, 1945
Administration: education grants, 1947
Administration: education program, 1941, 1943-1944
Administration: educational planning, 1945
Administration: financial records, 1941, 1943-1944
Administration: financial records, 1945-1947
Administration: financial records– solicitation letters, 1944
Administration: financial records– budgets, 1944-1945
Administration: financial records– contributions, 1942
Administration: financial records– camp fees, etc., 1942
Administration: publicity, 1941
Administration: reports, 1940, 1944-1945
Administration: statistics, 1942, 1944
Administration: Summer Camp, Guilford College, 1941

Box 14 [acc. 06A-019]

Administration: personnel – general, 1941-1943
Administration: personnel – general, 1944-1946
Administration: personnel – alternative service list, 1940
Administration: personnel – aptitude tests, 1944-1945
Administration: personnel – correspondence, 1944
Administration: personnel – dependency, 1943, 1945
Administration: personnel – dependency policy, 1944
Administration: personnel – discharges, 1946
Administration: personnel – Field Staff, 1943-1944
Administration: personnel – forms, 1944
Administration: personnel – loan fund, 1945, 1948
Administration: personnel – Personnel Secretaries in camps, 1943-1944
Administration: personnel – physical and mental medical problems, 1942-1943
Administration: personnel – vocational information about CPS men, 1945
Administration: personnel – vocational guidance, 1943
Administration: personnel – vocational guidance, 1944
Administration: personnel – vocational guidance, 1945
Administration: personnel – vocational guidance, testing, 1944
Administration: personnel – vocational plans of grant-in-aid men, 1947

Box 15 [acc. 06A-019]
General, 1941-1942, 1946
Committees and organizations: general, churches, 1943
Committees and organizations: American Field Service, 1942
Committees and organizations: Brethren Service Committee (BSC), 1943
Committees and organizations: Christadelphian Service Committee, 1942-1943
Committees and organizations: Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), 1943, 1945
Committees and organizations: National Council for Conscientious Objectors, 1941
Committees and organizations: National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NSBRO), 1940-1941, 1943
Committees and organizations: National Service Board for Religious Objectors (NSBRO), 1944, 1946-1947
Conferences: Richmond Conference, 1946
Demobilization: general, 1944-1946
Demobilization: Demobilization Committee, 1944-1946
Demobilization: Employment Research Unit, 1943-1944
Foreign aervice assignments: general, 1944-1946
Foreign service assignments: United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1944
Foreign service assignments: China, 1945
Human guinea pig projects: general, 1946
Housing: construction, 1942
Individuals: general, 1943
Mental health programs, 1946
Mental Hygiene Program, 1944
Projects: Flanner House, 1945
Projects: proposal for C.O. Alaska project, 1940
Publicity: general, 1942-1945
Publicity: News Notes to CPS Field Representative, 1944
Publicity: news releases, 1940
Publicity: “Spectator Papers” by Norman Whitney, 1946
Relief and reconstruction programs: Proposal for Corps, 1941
Relief and reconstruction programs: Training Corps, 1942
Relief and Reconstruction Training Program, 1943
Scientific research projects: human guinea pigs, 1945
Scientific research projects: report, 1944
Spruce Street Hotel, 1945
Study of conscientious objectors in World War II, 1946
Women’s Civilian Public Service Unit: publicity, 1943

Box 16 [acc. 06A-019]
Camps: Brethren, 1944
Camps: government operated, 1941-1944
Camps: visitors, 1941, 1944-1945
Camps: year-round camps, 1940
Camps: San Dimas, California (#2) – Discipline and Work Relations Committee, 1942; correspondence, 1942
Camps: Patapsco, Maryland (#3) – general, 1942; proposed work projects, 1942
Camps: Magnolia, Arkansas (#7), 1943
Camps: Petersham, Massachusetts (#9), 1943
Camps: Cooperstown, New York (#12) – general, 1941, 1943
Camps: Cooperstown, New York (#12) – correspondence, 1940-1941
Camps: Cooperstown, New York (#12) – list of CPSers, 1941
Camps: Cooperstown, New York (#12) – reports, 1941
Camps: Merom, Indiana (#14), 1941, 1943
Camps: Buck Creek, North Carolina (#19), 1941, 1943
Camps: Cascade Locks, Oregon (#21)
Camps: Coshocton, Ohio (#23), 1943
Camps: Alexian Brothers Hospital, Chicago, Illinois (#26), 1943-1944
Camps: Orlando, Florida (#27), 1943-1944
Camps: Walhalla, Michigan (#30), 1943
Camps: West Campton, New Hampshire (#32), 1943
Camps: Bowie, Maryland (#34), 1944
Camps: Coleville, California (#37) – Camp Antelope, Carson City, Reno Spikes, 1943-1944, 1946
Camps: Williamsburg, Virginia (#41), 1944-1945
Camps: Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (#43) – general, St. Thomas, Castaner Project, Zalduono Project, 1943-1946
Camps: Big Flats, New York (#46), 1943-1944
Camps: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (#49) – Byberry State Hospital, 1943-1945
Camps: Powellsville, Maryland (#52) – correspondence, Camp Pocomoke, 1943-1944
Camps: Gorham, New Hampshire (#53) – general, 1942-1943; Peabody Camp, 1942-1943
Camps: Elkton, Oregon (#59) – Big Creek Camp, 1943, 1945
Camps: Durham, North Carolina (#61), 1943
Camps: Cheltenham, Maryland (#62), 1943-1945
Camps: Medical Lake, Washington (#75), 1943
Camps: Glendora, California (#76) – meeting minutes, 1943-1946; Chilao CPS Camp, 1943-1946
Camps: Glendora, California (#76) – card file of Tanbark CPSers, 1946

Box 17 [acc. 06A-019]
Camps: Middletown, Connecticut (#81), 1943-1944
Camps: Warren, Pennsylvania (#83), 1944-1945
Camps: Concord, New Hampshire (#84), 1944
Camps: Brattleboro, Vermont (#87), 1944
Camps: Trenton, North Dakota (#94) – general, roster, 1943-1945
Camps: Dairy Farm (#97), 1944
Camps: Ames, Iowa (#104), 1943-1944
Camps: Gatlinburg, Tennessee (#108), 1943-1944
Camps: Office of Scientific Research and Development (#115) – Massachusetts General Hospital, Malaria experiment, life raft experiment, 1943, 1945
Camps: New Lisbon, New Jersey (#119), 1943-1944
Camps: Stockley, Delaware (#124), 1943-1944
Camps: Pennhurst, Spring City, Pennsylvania (#129), 1944
Camps: Pownal, Maine (#130), 1943-1944
Camps: Cherokee, Iowa (#131), 1944-1945
Camps: Laurel, Maryland (#132), 1943-1944
Camps: Wooster, Ohio (#133), 1944
Camps: Germfask, Michigan (#135), 1944-1945
Camps: Army Epidemiological Board (#140) – jaundice experiment, 1944-1946

Box 18 [acc. 06A-019]
Detached Service: general, 1942-1946
Detached Service: cattle handlers, 1945-1946
Detached Service: clothing storerooms personnel, 1945
Detached Service: dairy farm work, 1943
Detached Service: dairy testers, 1943-1944
Detached Service: foreign service graining course, Columbia University, 1942-1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – general, 1942-1944
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – correspondence, 1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – Earlham College Training Corps, 1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – Guilford College Training Corps, 1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – Haverford College Unit, 1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – meeting minutes, 1943
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – Starnes Amendment, 1943-1944
Detached Service: Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Project – 101 Unit members reassignment, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – beneral, 1942-1944

Box 19 [acc. 06A-019]
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – China Unit #1, general, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – China Unit #1, history, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – China Unit #1, correspondence with members abroad, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – China Unit #2, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – China Unit #3, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – correspondence, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – equipment, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – financial records, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – handbook, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – meeting minutes, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – personnel, 1943
Detached Service: Friends Ambulance Unit (China) – training project, 1943: artificial limbs, charcoal fuels, miscellaneous
Detached Service: mental hospital programs – general, 1943-1945
Detached Service: mental hospital programs – reports, 1945
Detached Service: projects, 1942
Detached Service: Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, 1943
Detached Service: proposed projects – general, 1943-1945
Detached Service: proposed projects – English Unit, 1941-1942
Detached Service: proposed projects – farm work, 1941-1942
Detached Service: proposed projects – housing projects, 1942
Detached Service: proposed projects – New York Post-Graduate Hospital, 1943
Detached Service: Research Units – general, 1943
Detached Service: Research Units – meeting minutes, 1943
Detached Service: Princeton Unit proposal, 1943
Detached Service: Spruce Street Unit, 1943-1944
Detached Service: University of Connecticut Experimental Farm, 1943



 
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