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Box 6


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 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Note: the letters for 1917 begin with some fragments written from France by KME to her family on events of the war and her own activities, and then immediately start with July (January-June are not available). ca. 40 itemsK.E. to ? fragment, n.d. Says she can do anything, from running a typewriter to running an auto, but not work with babies (no experience). She is at a hospital.K.E. to family. 7/5. Their ship escapes potential U boat attackK.E. to...


 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Most of the letters are from Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton to family from France where she and Howard are doing relief work, giving descriptions of parts of France where they travel. Also, a guest book kept by KWE at Evres. ca. 40 itemsH.E. to Jasper. Evres, 3/24. Reasons why their work in Evres is important and description of housingGoodhue, Fran to Kit & H.. Evres, 8/15. Why he is leaving the Red Cross and joining the army signal corpsK.E. to...


 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents ca. 35 items. In addition, there are a number of postcards, examples of type issued at the time, including one picturing recipient of aid from Society of Friends; at least some of the postcards show sites visited by Howard and Kitty en route back to US after armistice was signed; a small autograph book from the 19th century; a short manuscript by Kitty; and some clippings of pieces published by Howard and Kitty Elkinton, though no publication name. "Mother" to KE. 1/14. Reports...

1920, 1921, 1923-1937

 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Ca. 40 letters of Howard and Katharine Elkinton Waring, as well as some from young Tom Waring to his parents. Also includes a pamphlet by Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall on the founding years of Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting, 1924-1931, which Howard and Katharine Elkinton helped to foundHighlights include:HE to mother. 1922 2?/21. Death of baby Carol (photocopy)KE to family. 1923 4/12. Howard will be paying Wyeth for a painting that is at the Curtis Building,...


 File — Box: 6
Scope and Contents Ca. 80 items, primarily the letters of Howard (HE) and Katharine Elkinton (KE) during their time in Germany while he was Director of the Quaker Center in Berlin and then in Holland, but also letters and several typed reminiscences from that time period written later by Theodora (Dody) Elkinton (TE), as well as some written from Eerde and a few from Peter Elkinton, Evelyn Gregory (KE's sister) and from KE's mother. Highlights include:Neuse, Kurt to KE. Ommen, Holland,...