New York Friends Group Records
Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
A funding agency supported by members of the Religious Society of Friends, which granted financial aid to U.S. peace and antinuclear groups. The New York Friends Group was primarily organized and run by activist Doris Shamleffer. Peace activist and Quaker Robert Gilmore served as NYFG president.
The collection contains administrative records, financial records, correspondence, files on programs and organizations sponsored by the New York Friends Group.
This collection is unprocessed. Below is a list of the material removed from the Robert Gilmore Papers (1 box) and material received in Accession 98A-006 (8 boxes).
Gift of Doris Shamleffer, 1998 [Acc. 98A-006]; other material from the Robert Gilmore Papers.
This collection is unprocessed; finding aid was prepared by Peace Collection staff members, Jean Turner and Wendy E. Chmielewski, in July 2009.
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection
- Access Restrictions
- Copyright to the New York Friends Group records created by the organization has been transferred to the Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Copyright to all other materials is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
- Use Restrictions
[includes Peace Information Center, 1966]
(listed by area of concern)