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Devere Allen Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-053
Abstract

Author, editor, journalist and lecturer; advocate of internationalist pacifism; influential member of the Socialist Party in the 1930s; genealogist; recorder of Rhode Island history and lore; named Harold Devere Allen.

Dates: 1809-1978; Majority of material found within 1910-1955

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

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Scattergood Hostel and Scattergood Friends School photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-165
Overview

Scattergood Friends School opened in Iowa in 1890. The school closed during the Great Depression, and was repurposed during World War II as Scattergood Hostel to acclimate refugees from Europe. In 1944, it reopened as a school and remains open today. The bulk of this collection is photographs of Scattergood Refugee Hostel, but there are also photographs of pre-war and post-war Scattergood Friends School.

Dates: 1915 - 1953

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Overview Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

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World War, 1939-1945 3
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Peace movements -- United States 1
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Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
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Quakers -- France 1
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Names
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Civilian Public Service 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
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Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 1
Beard, Charles A. (Charles Austin), 1874-1948 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Berg, Russel O. 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bolling, Landrum Rymer 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Broun, Heywood, 1888-1939 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Ceresole, Pierre, 1879-1945 1
Chase, E. Dixwell 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Coolidge, A. Sprague 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cranston, Maurice, 1920-1993 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 1
Drevet, Camille 1
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 1
Dulles, John Foster 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Einstein, Albert 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
Engelbrecht, H. C. (Helmuth Carol), 1895-1939 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fey, Harold E. (Harold Edward), 1898-1990 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence, Lella Secor, 1887-1966 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940 1
Grant, Donald, 1889- 1
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 1
Gray, Philip, 1906- 1
Gregg, Richard Bartlett, 1885- 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Harris, Paul, b. 1897 1
Harvard University 1
Hassler, Alfred, 1910- 1
Haverford College 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 1
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 1
Hunt, Dorothy H. 1
Hutchins, Grace 1
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