Overview of the American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service records

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Overview of the American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service records

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
2008
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from MARC record by David Sun.
© 2008 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service records
Dates: 1940-1945
Collection Number: XX228
Creator: American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service.
Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes (1.6 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, and reports, relating to compulsory non-military public service, conscientious objectors in the United States during World War II, and alternative service programs conducted by the Friends Civilian Public Service.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Languages: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
Access to audiovisual materials requires at least two weeks advance notice. Audiovisual materials include sound recordings, video recordings, and motion picture film. Hoover staff will determine whether use copies of the materials requested can be made available. Some materials may not be accessible even with advance notice. Please contact the Hoover Institution Archives for further information.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service records, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

American Society of Friends organization.

Scope and Content of Collection

Memoranda, bulletins, newsletters, and reports, relating to compulsory non-military public service, conscientious objectors in the United States during World War II, and alternative service programs conducted by the Friends Civilian Public Service.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Conscientious objectors--United States.
Pacifism.
Peace.
Service, Compulsory non-military--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--Conscientious objectors.
World War, 1939-1945--United States.
World War, 1939-1945--War work.