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William C. Allen diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview

Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Dates: 1904-1937

American Friends' letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Takeo Arishima correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.

Dates: 1903-1907

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.

Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-969
Abstract

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa (1894-1972) spent much of his life working with the International Labor Organization, and later served as a faculty member of the International Christian University in Japan. The collection consists primarily of personal letters, speaking of his belief in pacifism and his work in Geneva and Japan.

Dates: 1918-1964

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Overview

The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958), Quaker missionaries and ministers in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.

Dates: 1890-1974

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Overview

This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.

Dates: 1930-1949

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

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Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
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Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
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Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
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Freiday, Dean 1
Freund, Hans 1
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Fry, Joan Mary 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
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