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Box 4


Contains 15 Results:

Subseries I. Correspondence, 1927

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
to classmates. Oskaloosa, Iowa, 1927 1/22. writes to her classmates of the class of 1918 at William Penn College, suggesting they make donations and offering information about various class members and about the college in 1927. to family. Ram Allah, Palestine, 1927 8/6. Arrived in Jaffa, attended a wedding, then traveled to Ramallah. Continues with the trip prior to Jaffa, which was through Athens. to family. Ram Allah, Palestine, 1927...
Dates: 1927

Subseries I. Correspondence, January-June, 1928

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 2
to Family. Ram Allah, Palestine, 1928 1/8. extensive description of her trip to Egypt with two other people. to Family. Ram Allah, Palestine, 1928 1/22. Reports that Mildred White was offered the principalship of the Girls School and that the current head, Alice Whittier Jones, was disappointed it was not offered to Eva, but she (Eva) is also waiting to hear about a position at William Penn College. to Family. 1928 1/? Mentions that...
Dates: January-June, 1928

Subseries I. Correspondence, July-December, 1928

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 3
1928 8/?

Hand-drawn map of Friends Boys School, Ramallah

to Mother. Ramallah, 1928 11/11.

explains all the characteristics of Kahlil Totah she finds positive and says they are to be married

to Parents. Ramallah, 1928 12/26.

a biographical description of Khalil Totah

Dates: July-December, 1928

Subseries I. Correspondence, 1929

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 4
to parents. Ramallah, 1929 1/2. Impressions of impact on local people by British rule over Palestine, including jobs and class division and resulting poverty of most Palestinians to Family. Ramallah, 1929 6/15. architects looking at land where new school building will be located to family. Ramallah, 1929 10/17. Reports that the school children of the government school in Nablus went on a strike of protest over the dire...
Dates: 1929

Subseries I. Correspondence, 1930-1936

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 5
to classmates. Ramallah, 1/17/30. Reports on her wedding to Khalil and view of the political situation in Palestine. to Family. Ramallah, 1936 5/25. Reports that several cities are under martial law, railroads are patrolled, Jewish colonies guarded with large forces, most of the Arabic press is suspended. There is revolution in Nablus and Gaza. to family. Ramallah, 1936 6/10. There are more than 12,000 British troops in the...
Dates: 1930-1936

Subseries I. Correspondence, 1937-1939

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 6
to family. Ramallah, 1937 6/22. on the death of her father. to Friends. Ramallah, 1938 5/6. description of her impressions of Arab village life to family. Ramallah, 1938 9/27. describes conditions in Palestine which is "now in a state of revolt" and the world on the brink of war to Friends. Ramallah, 1939 8/30. re continued chaos, military and economic issues. States,...
Dates: 1937-1939

Diary, 1932, 1942-44

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

The diary opens with the announcement of the birth of Eva and Kahlil's daughter, Sybil, at Whittier hospital in 1932. On the same page, for 1943, Sibyl entertains and mentions an ill acquaintance in 1944. The diary primarily reports on her life in Palestine, from domestic to school and other issues.

Dates: 1932, 1942-44

Diary, 1937-1942

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

The diary represents time spent in the U.S. (Philadelphia area) as well as Palestine. Some political comments.

Dates: 1937-1942

Diary, 1939

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9