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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

Stephen G. Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1240
Overview Stephen G. Cary graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933 and from Haverford College in 1937. He earned a master's degree in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and was the chairman of the AFSC from 1979 to 1991. Cary was a member of the Haverford College Board of Managers from 1955 to 1969. In 1969, he joined the staff as vice president of development. He was acting...
Dates: 1930-2002

Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was...
Dates: 1960-1993

Friends World Committee on Consultation records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1004
Overview

Three separate sets of records of Friends World Conferences, the first through the third, dated 1926-1952.

Dates: 1926-1929, 1934-1937, 1949-1952

Quaker United Nations Office Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Quaker United Nations Office
Dates: 1970-

Elizabeth Watson albums: "Around the World in Ninety Days"

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-146
Overview

Elizabeth Grill Watson was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. George H. Watson was a Quaker educator and President Emeritus of Friends World College. This collection consists of two albums documenting Elizabeth and George Watson on pilgrimage to Asia.

Dates: 1988-08-06 - 1988-11-04

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