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Quaker Emergency Service lectures

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

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The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. Offering alternative service for conscientious objectors, it was authorized by the New York Office of Civilian Defense. After the war, the group formed the Civilian Readjustment Committee/Center and worked with psychiatric institutions.

The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.

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Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997

Processed in MSS 060 in 1997 when received from New York Yearly Meeting. Reprocessed as Small Collection in 2018.

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
Finding Aid Author
Susanna Morikawa
Finding Aid Date
August 2018
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Collection Inventory

Aggressive and Delinquent Adjustments by Dr. Frank Curran, 1944-03-20.
Scope and Contents

Adolescent psychology

Social Work, Problems and Resources by Raymond de Saussure, 1944-03-30.
Scope and Contents

Social service

The Problem of Anxiety in Adolescents by Dr. Oskar Diethelm, 1944-03-27.
Scope and Contents

Adolescent psychology

Spiritual Training for Children by John LaFarge, , S.J., B.A., 1944-04-03.
Lecture by Dr. Lawson Lowry, 1944-03-02.
Scope and Contents

Adolescent psychology

Recessive, Passive Adjustments by Thomas Rennie, M.D., 1944-03-16.
Scope and Contents

Adjustment (Psychology) in adolescence

Neurotic and Psychotic Syndromes in Adolescents by Dr. Thomas Rennie, 1944-03-23.
Scope and Contents

Adolescent psychology

Postwar Readjustments Which Adolescents in Europe Will Face by Dr. Tracy Strong, 1944-03-13.
Sexual Evolution by Dr. Caroline Zachary, 1944-03-09.
Scope and Contents

Children and sex

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