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Hiram Doty collected papers relating to Quaker history


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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Hi Doty was a convinced Friend active in peace and justice issues in the Philadelphia area. Born in Oklahoma in 1913, he moved to Chicago in the 1940's with his first wife, Margaret Mitchell. There he was imprisoned as a war resister during World War II and parolled to work for the Pacifist Research Bureau in Philadelphia. Later, he served as archivist for the American Friends Service Committee and helped to organize the Peace Collection of Swarthmore College. He died in 1988.

Transferred from Swarthmore College Peace Collection.

Source of acquisition--Anne Davis Cope. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1989.

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