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Phyllis B. Taylor and Richard K. Taylor Papers

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Phyllis B. Taylor and Richard K. Taylor are co-founders of Witness for Peace, an organization that seeks to support peace and justice in Latin America and the Caribbean.Together, they have won numerous awards recognizing their dedication to human rights and their service in their faith communities. Phyllis is trained as a nurse, and has used her background to support and advocate for the poor, the aging, those addicted to drugs and alcohol, and other neglected or oppressed communities. She has served as an Auxiliary Chaplain at the Philadelphia Prison System, specializing in grief and bereavement and counseling terminally ill men and women -- often as a foreruner in this field. Phyllis identified herself as being Jewish. With a background in sociology/anthropology, theology, and social work, Richard has authored many books, articles, and training manuals, and he has been heavily involved with organizations fighting for justice and peace. Richard was a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) when he also joined the Catholic Church. He became involved in issues related to Catholic women in ministry and other topics, and has been very active with the St. Vincent de Paul Church in Philadelphia.

These papers were sorted into five categories: Series A: Biographical Information Series B: Correspondence Series C: Writings / Study and Notes Series D: Public Life Series E: Reference Material

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is the official repository for these papers.

Gift of Phyllis B. Taylor and Richard K. Taylor, 2018-2019 [acc. 2018-062, acc. 2019-027]

This collection was processed, and this finding aid created, by Anne M. Yoder, Archivist, April-May 2019.

Books removed to the Book Collection [1 set of Richard's books kept in the Taylor Papers] Photos removed to the Photograph Collection AV items were removed to the Audiovisual Collection

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Copyright to the resources created by Phyllis Taylor and Richard Taylor 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.

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None.

Collection Inventory

Phyllis: biographical information.
Box 1 [SCPC-6284]
Phyllis: biographical information (continued).
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Scope and Contents

includes oral interview

Richard: biographical information.
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Articles by others re: Taylors.
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Phyllis and Richard: honors/awards.
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Richard: Draft Board notices; decision re: C.O. service location (correspondence), 1951-1956.
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Richard: report cards, 1940s.
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Richard: diploma, 1950.
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Richard: studying at Haverford College, 1950-1954-19.
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Richard: studying at Yale Divinity School, 1956-1957.
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Richard: studying at Cornell University Graduate School, 1957-1958.
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Richard: studying at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School, 1960-1962.
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Richard: studying at Martin Luther King Jr. Institute and School of Social Change, 1969-1970.
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Richard: arrests, 1966-1970.
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Richard: arrests, 1972.
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Richard: arrests, 1983-2007.
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Richard: service in El Salvador, ca. 1983.
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Richard: transfer from Abington Friends Meeting to Coulter Street Friends Meeting, 1967.
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Richard: dual membership in Quaker and Catholic churches.
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FOIA request to FBI and CIA for documents.
Box 1 [SCPC-6284]
Phyllis and Richard: residents at Windcall for a week, 1996.
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Richard: notebook "Catholic Journey".
Box 2 [SCPC-6285]
Richard: notebook "Catholic Journey" (continued #1).
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Richard: notebook "Catholic Journey" (continued #2).
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Richard: journal, 1976-1980.
Box 2 [SCPC-6285]
Richard: notebook "Strategic Plan".
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Richard: spirituality/prayer notebook.
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Richard: spirituality/prayer notebook (continued).
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Richard: weekly planner, 1992.
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Richard: desk calendars, 1989-1992.
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Richard: desk calendars, 1993-1994.
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Richard: desk calendars, 1995-1996.
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Richard: desk calendars, 1997-1998.
Box 3 [SCPC-6286]
Phyllis: pocket calendars, 2017-2018.
Box 3 [SCPC-6286]
Richard: pocket calendars, 1999-2007.
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Richard: pocket calendars, 2008-2016.
Box 3 [SCPC-6286]

Phyllis and Richard: correspondence, 1958-1969.
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Phyllis and Richard: correspondence, 1972-1999.
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Phyllis and Richard: correspondence, 2000-2007.
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Phyllis and Richard: correspondence, 2010-2016.
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Richard: correspondence with government officials -- miscellaneous.
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Richard: correspondence with government officials -- U.S. Senate.
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Richard: correspondence with government officials -- White House.
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Richard: letters written while in El Salvador doing alternative service, ca. 1954-1956.
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Richard: correspondence re: Cuba, 1992, 1995.
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Richard: "dialogue with skeptics" -- correspondence, etc., 2005-2011.
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Phyllis: writings -- articles published, 1973-1989.
Box 4 [SCPC-6287]
Phyllis: writings -- articles published, 1990-1999.
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Phyllis: writings -- articles published, 2000-2017 and undated.
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Phyllis: writings -- books; pamphlets.
Box 4 [SCPC-6287]
Richard: writings -- publication of book "Blockade! A Guide to Nonviolent Intervention" by Orbis Books, 1976.
Box 4 [SCPC-6287]
Richard: writings -- publication of book "Blockade! A Guide to Nonviolent Intervention" -- contract; finances; etc.
Box 4 [SCPC-6287]
Richard: writings -- endorsements of handbook "Love in Action".
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Richard: writings -- marketing of handbook "Love in Action".
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Richard: writings -- press packet for handbook "Love in Action".
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Richard: writings -- production of handbook "Love in Action".
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Richard: writings -- production of handbook "Love in Action" - images for book.
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Richard: writings -- production of handbook "Love in Action" - publicity.
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Richard: writings -- production of handbook "Love in Action" - sales.
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Richard: writings -- finances re: book/s written.
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Richard: writings -- articles published, 1960s.
Box 5 [SCPC-6288]
Richard: writings -- articles published, 1970s.
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Phyllis and Richard: writings -- articles published, 1980s.
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Richard: writings -- article "Of Peace and Polity" and correspondence, October 1983.
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Richard: writings -- articles published, 1990s.
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Richard: writings -- article "The Mass Is the Prayer of the People", 1996.
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Richard: writings -- article "To Release the Fire Within", 1996.
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Richard: writings -- article "Law and Conscience" and correspondence, July-August 1996.
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Richard: writings -- article "7 Ways to Keep Conflict from Dividing Your Church" and correspondence, July-August 1997.
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Richard: writings -- article "Nonviolence in a Dark Alley" and correspondence, January-February 1998.
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Richard: writings -- articles published, 2000s.
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Richard: writings -- article "Is Church's Code Just or Unjust?", August 8, 2006.
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Scope and Contents

includes responses received

Richard: writings -- article "An Amazing Show…" and correspondence, October 19, 2006.
Box 5 [SCPC-6288]
Richard: writings – article "Aiding Our Torture Victims" (re: Liberty Center for Survivors of Torture") and correspondence, Decemer 2006.
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Richard: writings -- article/essay "A Scientist Makes 'A Case for God'" and correspondence, 2008-2011.
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Richard: writings -- articles published, 2010s and undated.
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Richard: writings -- unpublished articles.
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Phyllis: writings re: civil disobedience [unpublished].
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Richard: writings -- book reviews written.
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Phyllis and Richard: writings -- book review of "Waging Peace" by David Hartsough, 2017.
Box 6 [SCPC-6289]
Richard: writings -- booklet "A Community of Stewards: A Congregational Guide to the Stewardship re: Consumption", 1978.
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Richard: writings -- booklet "God's Love is Fire" and correspondence, August 2000.
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Phyllis and Richard: writings -- booklet "The Practice of Peace: A Manual and Video for Nonviolence Training," 1987.
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Richard: writings -- Letters to the Editor [published], 1970s-1980s.
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Richard: writings -- Letters to the Editor [published], 2001-2009.
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Richard: writings -- Letters to the Editor [published], 2010-2016.
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Richard: writings -- Letters to the Editor [unpublished].
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Richard: writings -- newsletter "The Sheep Talk Back".
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Richard: writings -- high school paper re: Thoreau's "Civil Disobedience" [draft], 1953.
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Richard: writings -- school paper "Credo" [for Systematic Theology course], 1957.
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Richard: writings -- items written for St. Vincent's Church/Parish, Germantown (PA).
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Richard: writings -- model role-plays and decision-making exercises.
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Richard: writings -- Pendle Hill Pamphlet #172 "Friends and the Racial Crisis".
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Richard: writings -- Pendle Hill Pamphlet 424 "Nonviolent Direct Action as a Spiritual Path", 2002.
Box 6 [SCPC-6289]
Richard: writings -- report on a Welcome House Research Trip to Peru and El Salvador [co-written by Eve Gutnajer].
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Richard: writings; co-authorship of Moving Toward Racial Hierarchy [2nd edition], 2002.
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Richard: writings -- "Economics and the Gospel".
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Richard: writings -- "Nuclear Holocaust and Christian Hope".
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Richard: writings -- "Nonviolent Direct Action as a Spiritual Path".
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Richard: writings -- "Friends and the Racial Crisis".
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Richard: writings -- "Blockade! A Guide to Nonviolent Intervention".
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Richard: writings -- "Peace and Justice Ministry: A Practical Guide".
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Richard: writings -- "A Peace Ministry in Practice".
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Richard: writings -- "God's Love is Fire".
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Richard: writings -- "Love in Action".
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Richard: study/correspondence re: aging.
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Richard: study/notes re: Chester (PA).
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Richard: study/notes re: the history and philosophy of nonviolence (by country, etc.).
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Richard: study/correspondence re: homosexuality.
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Richard: study/notes/correspondence re: infallibility of the Pope.
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Richard: study/notes re: Jewish-Christian relations.
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Richard: study/notes re: Liberation Theology.
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Richard: study/email discussion re: nonviolence vs. violence, 2001-2002, 2012.
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Richard: study/notes re: socialism.
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Richard: study/notes re: U.S. Bishops; pastoral letter re: American economic system, 1985-1987.
Box 8 [SCPC-6291]
Richard: study/notes re: the World Bank.
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Richard: notes.
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Richard: notes for talks given, 1970s.
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Richard: notes for talks given, 1992-1997.
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Phyllis: involvement/efforts -- training material re: prison and grief ministry, etc.
Box 9 [SCPC-6292]
Phyllis: involvement/efforts -- Journey of Compassion photo album.
Box 9 [SCPC-6292]
Scope and Contents

original photos removed

Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- writings "Aspects of Catholic Spirituality" [unpublished], 1987.
Box 9 [SCPC-6292]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- correspondence.
Box 9 [SCPC-6292]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- articles written and correspondence re: Catholic women.
Box 9 [SCPC-6292]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- women's ordination and excommunication of Eileen DiFranco, 2008.
Box 10 [SCPC-6293]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- Bishop's pastoral letter on war and peace.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- Vatican's statement on the superiority of Catholicism, 2000.
Box 10 [SCPC-6293]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- involvement to influence 10th Archdiocesan Synod re: work against racism, 2001-2003.
Box 10 [SCPC-6293]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- involvement to influence 10th Archdiocesan Synod re: work against racism (continued #1), 2001-2003.
Box 10 [SCPC-6293]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- involvement to influence 10th Archdiocesan Synod re: work against racism (continued #2), 2001-2003.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- sign-on letters.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- correspondence with Cardinal Charles Chaput.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- dialogue/meetings with Catholic Bishops.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- meeting with Bishop Geoffrey Robinson of Australia, 2008.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- Commission on World Peace and Justice (ACWJ) - meeting minutes, 1984-1992.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- Commission on World Peace and Justice (ACWJ) - Philadelphia.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- Commission on World Peace and Justice (ACWJ) - Central America crisis.
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Phyllis and Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- leadership of Catholics for Women's Equality, 2008-2009.
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Phyllis and Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- leadership of Catholics for Women's Equality - sign-on letter to Cardinal Will Levada re: excommunication of women.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- changing the Catholic liturgy, 2003-2010.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- stance on homosexuality - seminary vigil against scapegoating, 2003-2005.
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Phyllis and Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- leadership of Christians and Jews against Scapegoating - demonstration at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, November 2005.
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Phyllis and Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- November 5 vigil at Cardinal Rigali Mansion, November 5, 2005.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - staff meetings, etc., 2000-2006.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - gifted and called fundraising, etc., 2002-2005.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - new members, discussion papers re: why to stay Catholic.
Box 11 [SCPC-6294]
Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - Peace Ministry, 1980s; meeting minutes, journal, etc.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - examinations of conscience for parish.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - parish closings.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - as parish services coordinator, etc.
Box 11 [SCPC-6294]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - African American Leadership Ministry.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - plan for racial healing zone and healing process.
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Richard: involvement/efforts with the Catholic Church -- St. Vincent De Paul Church - gay/straight alliance, 2003-2004.
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Phyllis: participation in Journey of Compassion trip to USSR, 1990.
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Phyllis: participation in Journey of Compassion trip to USSR -- photo album [original photos removed to the Photograph Collection], 1990. .25 linear ft..
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Physical Description

.25 linear ft.

Richard: attendance at Washington Campaign Against Torture.
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Richard: attendance at Latin American Conference on Nonviolence, Colombia, February 1974.
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Richard: attendance at Ecumenical Development Education Consultation, October 1975.
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Richard: attendance at White House Interreligious Consultation on Religion and Energy in the 1980's, January 10, 1980.
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Richard: attendance at White House Briefing on Central America, March 16, 1984.
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Richard: attendance at Call to Action Conference re: anti-racism, November 2007.
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Richard: participation in YFNA trip to USSR: correspondence, 1957-1959.
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Phyllis and Richard: participation against Chase Manhattan Bank's investment in South Africa, 1967.
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Richard: participation in SCLC march in Philadelphia (PA), February 1968.
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Richard: participation at White House Vigil, April 25, 1971.
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Scope and Contents

includes arrests

Phyllis and Richard: participation in action to stop ammunition from being loaded on ships from railroad.
Box 12 [SCPC-6295]
Scope and Contents

includes arrests

Richard: participation in White House Vigil, April 25, 1972.
Box 12 [SCPC-6295]
Scope and Contents

includes arrests

Richard: talks given re: racism, 1960-1968.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: talks given re: peace and nonviolence, 1978-1986.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: talks re: Nicaragua/Witness for Peace, 1985-1986.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: talks given re: nonviolence, 1985-1988.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: talk and book-signing for "Love in Action", April 23, 2008.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: talk given at event "White Allies in the Struggle for Racial Justice", June 11, 2016.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis: summary of talk "Family, Community, Lifestyle and Nonviolence".
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: leadership of workshop/retreat on prayer and peacemaking, March 1987.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: teaching of nonviolent workshops at the Holden Village, August 1990.
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Richard: leading of conflict resolution workshops in Philadelphia prisons, 1998.
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Richard: leadership of nonviolence trainings, 1998.
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Scope and Contents

includes journal

Phyllis and Richard: leadership of Peacekeeper Training, July 22, 2000.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: leadership of Nonviolence Training at Foundation for Islamic Education, March 23, 2002.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: leadership of Training for Trainers Conference, March 24-26, 2006.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: leadership of workshop "Love in Action" at Voice of the Faithful National Conference, October 2007.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: leadership of small group meeting/s at their Germantown apartment, ca. 2010.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Richard: leadership of workshop on homelessness, undated.
Box 13 [SCPC-6296]
Phyllis and Richard: miscellaneous involvements.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with African American Leadership Ministry, 2002.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with African American Leadership Ministry, 2003-2005.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with American Friends Service Committee [AFSC] Board of Directors, 1973-1975.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with American Friends Service Committee [AFSC] Board of Directors: affirmative action.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with American Friends Service Committee [AFSC] Board of Directors: vigils at White House; testifying at Quaker Action trial.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with American Friends Service Committee [AFSC] Planning Committee, 1993.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with Bethesda Project re: homelessness, 1988-1991.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement with Earth Quaker Action Team [EQAT].
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement with the Fair Housing Council of Delaware County, 1961-1968.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Scope and Contents

includes arrest of Phyllis

Richard: involvement with Friends Properties Study Group, 1970-1973.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with Friends' Race Relations Committee, 1963.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with Mass Incarceration Working Group (Germantown monthly meeting group), 2011-2012.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with Mass Incarceration Working Group and Decarcerate PA.
Box 14 [SCPC-6297]
Richard: involvement with Movement for a New Society [MNS].
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement with Nonviolent Peaceforce, 2000-2012.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Nonviolent Peaceforce -- discussions re: structure, etc., 2000-2002.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Nonviolent Peaceforce -- discussion re: setting up organization as "International Peaceforce", 1999-2002.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement with Nonviolent Peaceforce -- proposals.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: Committee on Racial Relations, 1950s-1960s.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Philadelphia Yearly Meeting: Committee on Racial Relations -- Friend's children's homes, etc., 1963-1964.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Project F.R.E.E. (For Real Estate Equity).
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Quaker Interracial Committee, 1964-1965.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Racial Justice Committee, 2011-2012.
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Phyllis and Richard: involvement with Training for Change, 2011-2012.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Phyllis and Richard: involvement with Voice of Faithful and Greater Philadelphia, 2005-2006.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Voice of the Faithful, 2002-2007.
Box 15 [SCPC-6298]
Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace -- Atlantic Coast program, 1988-1989.
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Richard: involvement (as chair) with Philosophy and Strategy Committee of Witness for Peace, 1984.
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Richard: involvement (as chair) with Philosophy and Strategy Committee of Witness for Peace, 1985 - April 1986.
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Richard: involvement (as chair) with Philosophy and Strategy Committee of Witness for Peace, September 1986 - September 1987.
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace -- notebook #1, 1983-1986.
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Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace -- notebook #2, 1983-1986.
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace -- notebook #1 re: Nicaragua, etc., 1983-1984.
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace -- notebook #2 re: Nicaragua, etc., 1983-1984.
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Richard: involvement with Witness for Peace.
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Richard: involvement Witness for Peace -- San Juan River witness ("Peace Flotilla"), 1985.
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Richard: involvement Witness for Peace -- San Juan River witness (continued).
Box 17 [SCPC-6300]
Scope and Contents

includes kidnapping of peace activists

Richard: involvement Witness for Peace -- media coverage—television/read radio scripts.
Box 17 [SCPC-6300]
Richard: involvement Witness for Peace -- media coverage—news articles.
Box 17 [SCPC-6300]
Scope and Contents

especially re: kidnapping of peace activists

Richard: involvement Witness for Peace -- press releases [especially re: kidnapping of peace activists].
Box 17 [SCPC-6300]
Richard: involvement with YFCNA -- writing of pamphlet "Young Quakers…".
Box 16 [SCPC-6299]
Scope and Contents

includes journal

Phyllis: efforts re: case of Lazo family, ca. 1982-1987.
Box 18 [SCPC-6301]
Richard: efforts re: anti-racism.
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Richard: involvement in and leadership of anti-racism workshops and retreats.
Box 18 [SCPC-6301]
Richard: efforts to desegregate Folcroft (PA) neighborhood.
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Richard: efforts re: funding from the Chace Fund Committee for Spring Seminar, 1969-1973.
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Richard: efforts re: Jewish-Catholic relations, 1995-2008.
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Phyllis and Richard: efforts re: Marta Panero (tortured in Argentina), 1978-1979.
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Richard: efforts on behalf of the Nitro 8 (Bengali crew of U.S.S. Nitro), 1972.
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Richard: efforts re: Wyneva House/Hostel.
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Richard: efforts re: polling of consultation participants re: WCC venues for church conferences, ca. 1970s.
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Richard: efforts as commentator for the "Philadelphia Inquirer", 2006-2007.
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Reference Material: report "The Church and the Riots: Guidelines for Diocesan Strategy in Northern Urban Areas" by The Episcopal Society for Cultural and Racial Unity.
Box 18 [SCPC-6301]
Reference Material: manuscript by V. Nikolaev "America Without Advertising", 1959.
Box 18 [SCPC-6301]

Phyllis: Efforts as Consultant for Philadelphia Prison System.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 1 [SCPC-6302]
Phyllis: "End-of-Life Care in Corrections: A Handbook for Caregivers and Managers", undated.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 1 [SCPC-6302]
Phyllis: Booklet "Quality Guidelines for Hospice and End-of-Life Care in Correctional Settings", 2009.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 1 [SCPC-6302]
Phyllis: Booklet "Angola Hospice: A National Model", 2000.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 1 [SCPC-6302]
Phyllis: Booklet "Training Manual" by Hospice of Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 1 [SCPC-6302]
Phyllis: Booklet "Hospice Information", circa 2000.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Phyllis: Involvement with the Grace Project.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Correspondence, 1942-1943, 1949.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Correspondence, 1950-1951.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Correspondence while at Sitio del Nino (American Friends Service Committee Workcamp), Mexico, 1953-1954.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Correspondence, 1953-1958 and undated.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Trip to El Salvador, 1954, 1956-1957.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Trips to England and Norway -- journal, Summer 1952.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: America Friends Service Committee Workcamp, Mexico -- journal, 1954.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Trip to El Salvador -- journal, 1954.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Richard: Writing -- Letters to the Editor, 1960's, 1990's.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Phyllis and Richard: Miscellaneous Writings and Involvements.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Phyllis and Richard: Housing Discrimination in Philadelphia and Guest from Ghana, 1967.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Scope and Contents

photos removed

Phyllis and Richard: Involvement with and Participation in Witness for Peace, 1983.
Box Acc. 2019-050: 2 [SCPC-6303]
Scope and Contents

includes 1995 retrospective article

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