Swarthmore College Peace Collection, 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 U.S.A.

JOHN NEVIN SAYRE

Series I

Series I REFERENCE FILES, 1902-1967

27 boxes

These resource materials were collected and used by John Nevin Sayre and Kathleen Whitaker Sayre. They consist mainly of periodical articles, press clippings, pamphlets and leaflets. They include some correspondence, notes on interviews with public officials and lecture outlines.

 

Box 1

Addams, Jane
Africa, 1952-1962 see also South Africa
A.F.S.C. see Friends Service
Aftermath of war
Aims (war & peace)
Aliens (pacifists) & citizenship, 1929-1939
American Legion, 1923-1937
Armistice Day
Arms Embargo, 1936-1939
Arms industry & traffic, 1930-1941
Army
Atlantic Pact, 1949
Atomic bomb, tests, etc. 1945-1957

Box 2

Atrocities, 1915-1943
Austria, 1919-1930
Austria: South Tyrol, 1967
Belgium, 1940
Bibliographies (2 folders)
Blockade, 1916-1919
Buck, Pearl
Canada, 1935-1959
Capital punishment, 1920's & 1930's
Capital punishment, 1955-1967
"Capital punishment," 1961 (Sayre's lecture outline & sources; corres.)
Cartoons & illustrations, 1914-1942
Causes of war, 1911-1941
Censorship, 1918-1940

Box 3

Central America & the Caribbean, 1927-1943
Chaffee, Edmund B., d.1936
Chaplains, Military, 1924-1964
Children & peace (education, world friendship, etc.), 1920's-1930's
China: Articles, 1918-1966 (2 folders)
China: Pamphlets, 1925-1939
China packet (China & US) 1967
Chinese exclusion laws, 1942-1943

Box 4

Christianity and war, 1902-1957 (2 folders)
Christmas

Church & war/peace (through Box 8)

Articles, 1919-1967 (3 folders)
Pamphlets, 1912-1946
Pamphlets, British, 1920-1948

Box 5

Church Peace Mission, 1951-1959 (2 folders)
Clergy, 1925-1967 (2 folders)
Clergy: Meetings & committees, 1933-1946
Clergy: Ministers' Affirmation, 1939-1941
Clergy: Surveys, 1931, 1934, 1936
Conferences (misc.) 1914-1939
Conferences:

-National Study Conferences, 1925-1945
-National Study Conference, 1949

Box 6

-Conf. on the Church & War, Detroit, 1950 (2 folders)
-World Order Study Conf., Cleveland, 1958 (4 folders)
-Religious Leaders Conf. on Peace, New York, 1965
-National Inter-Religious Conf. on Peace, Washington, 1966

Denominations:

-Episcopal Church, 1916-1964
-Episcopal Church, John Pairman Brown: ms. 1967
-Episcopal Church, George F. Regas: sermons, etc. 1961-1965
-Friends, Society of, 1914-1940

Box 7

-Roman Catholic Church & organizations, 1920-1965 (2 folders)

Federal Council of Churches, 1916-1946
Resolutions & statements by church bodies, 1921-1962 (2 folders)
Sermons against war, 1916-1951

Box 8

Sermons preached after Pearl Harbor
Vatican Council II, 1961-1965
World Alliance for International Friendship through the Churches, 1918-1940
World Council of Churches: miscellany, 1939-1966
W.C.C., 1st Assembly, Amsterdam, 1948 (3 folders)
W.C.C., 2nd Assembly, Evanston, 1954 (3 folders)

- End of Church & war/peace -

Box 9

Civil liberties, 1917-1940
Civlian Public Service (C.P.S.) 1941-1943 (3 folders)
Class war, 1929-1935
Collective security, 1934-1938
Communism, 1921-1952
Communities (intentional) 1923-1963
Conference of Christian Pacifists, 1917
Conscientious objection, 1940-1966 (2 folders)

Box 10

CO's in World War I (2 folders)
CO's in World War I. Prisoners:

Treatment
Fort Leavenworth
Evan W. Thomas
Other individual cases
Amnesty

CO's, 1924-1939
CO's, 1940-1945
CO's, 1946-1965
CO's: Individual cases, 1941-1965
CO's in other countries, 1929-1965

Box 11

Conscription, 1917-1965 (6 folders)
Cooperation, International, 1913-1936
Cost of war and peace, 1921-1939
Cuba, 1959-1964
Davies, George M. Ll, 1920's (Welsh pacifist)
Debs, Eugene V., 1926

Box 12

Disarmament, 1918-1929
Disarmament, 1930-1933
Disarmament, 1934-1964
Dryer, Oliver, 1924-1949 (IFOR exec. sec.)
Dolci, Danilo, 1957-1967
Dominican Republic see Haiti and Santo Domingo
Education (for peace) 1918-1945
Education: Specific schools in US & Europe
Ethiopia, 1935
European Peace Seminar, 1962 (FOR)
Famine, 1917-1924

Box 13

Far East, 1925-1940
Flag, 1926-1936
France, 1915-1942
Freedom of speech, press, etc., 1917-1934
Gandhi: Writings & speeches, 1924-1947
Gandhi: Articles about, 1922-1955
Gandhi: Pamphlets about, 1921-1952
Gandhi: Support, tributes, etc., 1930-1948 (Sayre & other FOR members mainly)
Germany, 1915-1919
Germany, 1920-1929

Box 14

Germany, 1930-1941 (2 folders)
Germany, 1944-1948
Germany: Friends of Quakerism Conference, 1923
Germany: Church & state, 1934-1943, 1958-1960 (notes by Sayre)
Germany: Berlin refugees, 1945-1953
Great Britain, 1934-1942
Great Britain: CO's and conscription, 1916-1963
Great Britain: F.O.R. publications, 1915-1964
Haiti & Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic) 1921-1934
Hate

Box 15

Hodgkin, Henry T. 1915-1933 (F.O.R. founder)
Holmes, John Haynes (articles & pamphlets) 1920-1942
Holmes, John Haynes (sermons) 1917-1942
Holmes, John Haybes (material about) 1927-1964
Hoover, Herbert, 1931-1941 (one letter)
Hull, Cordell, Secretary of State, 1935-1944
Hymns & songs
Hymns & songs: F.O.R. publications
Imperialism, 1925-1933
India: Articles, 1918-1930

Box 16

India: Articles & reports, 1931-1963
India: Clippings, 1921-1964
India: Pamphlets, 1917-1960
Indians (Native Americans), 1913-1955
Indo-China, 1954
Industrial Workers of the World, 1918-1929
Ireland, 1919-1925
Japan, 1918-1932

Box 17

Japan, 1935-1942
Japan, 1944-1960
Japanese Americans & US churches, 1941-1942
Jehovah's Witnesses, 1935-1940
Jesus & pacifism, 1916-1929
Jews, 1942-1945
Kennedy, John F., 1960-1963
King, Martin Luther, Jr. (& the civil rights movement), 1956-1967
Korea, 1950-1959
Lansbury, George, 1921-1941
Latin America, 1920-1929

Box 18

Latin America, 1930-1964
Latin America: F.O.R. conference, 1962 (includes Sayre notes)
League of Nations, 1924-1930
Libby, Frederick J., 1925-1928, 1954
Manchuria, 1931-1932 (includes notes on Sayre's interview with Sec. of State Stimson)
Mexico, 1917-1941 (2 folders)
Militarism, 1909-1937
Militarism, 1948-1961
Militarism in Education, Committee on

see Military training: C.M.E. literature, 1926-1940

Military training, 1919-1938 (2 folders)

Box 19

Military training, 1941-1951
Military training: C.M.E. literature, 1926-1940
Military training: Periodical articles, 1920-1940
Military training: Press clippings, 1925-1947
Military training: Specific institutions, 1925-1935
Military training: Surveys, reports, opinions, 1916-1969
Military training: US government data, 1930-1932
Missions, 1912-1941

Box 20

Nationalism, 1919-1934
Negroes, 1918-1964
Negroes: Lynching, 1918-1934
Neutrality, 1935-1939
"Neutrality Bloc" Atlantic City Conference, 1939
Nicaragua: Articles, 1922-1933
Nicaragua: Clippings, 1926-1929
Nicaragua: Pamphlets, 1921-1928
Non-violence, 1956-1970
North Atlantic Pact/Treaty see Atlantic Pact
Nuclear weapons & tests, 1950-1964

Box 21

Pacifism: Articles, 1917-1958
Pacifism: Pamphlets, 1915-1964 (2 folders)
Pacifists: Biographies, A-Z
Palestine, 1929-1948
Paris Peace Pact, 1928-1932
Patriotism, 1919-1935
Peace & war see War & peace
Pearl Harbor see World War II: Pearl Harbor, 1941
Persecution & harassment, 1917-1938 (2 folders)

Box 22

Philippines, 1922-1939 (2 folders)
Poems
Poland, 1920-1940
Police, International, 1931-1963
Political prisoners, 1919-1936 (2 folders, 1 of clippings)
Posters, fliers, post cards, etc.
Prayer & meditation
Prayers & litanies:

General & miscellaneous
Episcopal Church & E.P.F.
Peace & good will
Special occasions

Box 23

War time

Prisons, 1918-1942
Programme material
Prohibition, 1920's
Propaganda, 1914-1942
Property, income & wealth
Psychology, War, 1913-1940
Puerto Rico, 1929-1958 (3 folders)
Puerto Rico: Sayre's trip, 1936

Box 24

Quotations
Race relations, 1925-1964
Rankin, Jeanette, 1937-1958
Refugees, 1936-1940
Rumbough, Constance, 1936-1958
Russia: Articles, 1918-1935 (2 folders)
Russia: Pamphlets, 1918-1934
Russia: 1941-1962
Sanctions, 1930-1939 (includes Sayre articles & 1931 interview with Sec. Stimson)

Box 25

Schweitzer, Albert, 1951-1965
Secret treaties, 1905-1924
Shaw, George Bernard (series of articles in N.Y. American, 1919)
Sheppard, Dick, 1932-1957
Simpson, William G. ("Brother Bill") 1919-1930
Socialist Party, 1924-1934
South Africa, 1940-1966 (2 folders)
South Africa: Nonviolent demonstrations, 1952
Spain, 1931-1938
Strikes, 1919-1924 (Lawrence & Paterson)
Stories, Illustrative
Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1938

Box 26

Treaties, 1919-1931
Treaties see also Secret treaties, 1905-1924
Trials, investigations, prosecutions, raids, 1917-1932
United Nations, 1942-1964
Unknown Soldier
Venezuela, 1929
Veterans, 1920-1937
Victory?, 1918-1922
Vietnam, 1965-1967
Virgin Islands, 1924-1945
War & peace, 1912-1966 (2 folders)
War debts, 1926-1931

Box 27

War Resisters International, 1937-1948 (pamphlets with Sayre's notations)
War Resisters League, 1923-1943
Wilson, Woodrow:

Articles & speeches, 1914-1919
Texts of speeches (N.Y. Times), 1915-1918
Articles about him
Clippings about him

Women & war, etc., 1914-1940
Workers' education, 1918-1938
World organization & government, 1939-1966
World War I:

Miscellaneous
Causes
Experiences
Guilt
Pre-war diplomacy
In retrospect, 1919-1937

World War II: Miscellaneous
World War II: Pearl Harbor, 1941
YMCA: Desegregation, 1946-1949 (includes corres.)

 

Photographs

Photographs found in the files were removed and placed in the SCPC Photograph Collection. There are 10 boxes which consist mainly of portraits, pictures of small groups, conferences, and places.



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