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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 Bowles correspondence

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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

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1192
Overview

The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.

Dates: 1893-1967

William Warder Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1160
Overview

The papers of William Warder Cadbury, who was a Quaker medical missionary in China during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1877-1959

Fowler Orphanage Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-123
Overview

Fowler Orphanage (later Fowler Home for Girls) in Cairo, Egypt was founded in 1906 with money collected by John and Esther Fowler, both members of the Society of Friends. The Fowler Orphanage Association, afiliated with Ohio Yearly Meeting (Conservative), was formed in 1927 to provide support and met yearly until it was laid down in 1987. Collection includes minutes of the Association as well as related correspondence, financial records, and photographs.

Dates: 1926-1987

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Overview J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-055
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's master's thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.

Dates: 1981

"The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-060
Overview

Barron H. Lerner's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914," includes chapters on: the student volunteer movement, the motivations of the Christian Association volunteers, the historical evolution of the university medical school (1905-1913), the missionaries entrance into Chinese society: hospital and religious work, the demise of the university medical school, and the legacy of the Christian association's work.

Dates: 1982

John Letchworth papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1198
Scope and Contents The John Letchworth papers (1749-1870) contain various materials related to and written by John Letchworth. There are biographical materials (1749-1843), which include a manuscript entitled "Some Account of John Letchworth, 1749-1843" with information taken mainly from letters and memoranda. There is also fairly extensive correspondence (1801-1870), consisting of letters from John Letchworth to his family as well as miscellaneous letters not written by John Letchworth, but related to his...
Dates: 1755-1870

Robert Bryan Michener and Edith Riner Michener. Kenya correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-317
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of Robert Bryan Michener and Edith Riner Michener written while serving as Quaker missionaries in Kenya, East Africa, in the 1930s. Working under the auspices of the American Friends African Mission, a program of the Five Years Meeting, R. Bryan Michener served as a physician at the hospital in Kaimosi and then principal of the Boys’ School. Edith Michener first taught English at the Boys’ School and then organized the Girls’ Boarding School. ...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970; 1920 - 1984

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Kawahara, Tetsuko 1
La Jolla Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Peace Committee 1
Lambe, Catharine Cadbury 1
Lei, Fuk Lam, General 1
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Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 1
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McGill, Anne 1
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Michener, Edith Riner, 1901-1984 1
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 1
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 1
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Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 1
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Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
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