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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

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

 Collection
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

Thomas Elsa Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-109
Overview

This collection contains materials relating to the South African apartheid, including correspondence, notes, draft reports, reports, essays, and other materials related to apartheid, racial justice, and Quaker involvement in these movements.

Dates: 1936-1946, undated

John Letchworth papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1198
Overview

Letters and journal entries of John Letchworth (1749-1843) of Pennsylvania, a minister in the Society of Friends who is called to journey in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky to attend various Friends' Meetings, as well as to be present at Indian Councils.

Dates: 1755-1870

Margaret Mary Clark Haines papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-096
Overview

This collection includes materials written by Margaret Mary Clark Haines, an English Quaker who moved to the Philadelphia area, letters written to her, minutes of the Philadelphia Mission Board, activities she was involved in, among other materials.

Dates: 1896-1946

Herbert Nicholson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-138
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Herbert Nicholson. It includes sections of a manuscript, letters to Herbert Nicholson from individuals he met in Japan, photographs of Herbert Nicholson and others, and Nicholson's research notes related to Japanese internment.

Dates: 1949-1982

Deborah Rees African Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-239
Overview Emory J. and Deborah Gorman Rees were Quaker missionaries in South Africa 1899-1903 and participated in Friends African Industrial Mission (FAIM) in British East Africa (now Kenya) from 1903 to 1926. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Deborah with her mother and sister, Sarah and Zoa Gorman. The letters begin in 1899 and continue through 1925, with breaks when the Reeses returned to the United States. Also included are stories, letters from Emory to his family, and...
Dates: 1899 - 1985

Henry Simmons letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Overview

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

Speer Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-172
Overview

This collection consists of the papers of Harry Garland Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark.

Dates: 1936-1937

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