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Bowles family correspondence

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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

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it...
Dates: 1933-2010

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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
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Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Freiday, Dean 1
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Goodenow, Leanore 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Moore, J. Floyd 1
Nuhn, Ferner, -1903 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickard, Bertrand 1
Pickard, Irene 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Replogle, Delbert E., 1896- 1
Replogle, Ruth Hinshaw, 1896- 1
Ricart, Domingo 1
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Sekiya, Paul M. 1
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Tritton, Frederick J. (Frederick Jenner) 1
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Walker, James F., d.1978 1
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
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