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American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-195
Abstract Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the...
Dates: 1949-1961

Lucy S. Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-020
Abstract

Primarily thank-you letters from recipients of parcels of food and clothing in Germany, England, Finland, and Norway, with descriptions of post-War conditions. Also includes lists of what was sent and explanatory correspondence.

Dates: 1946-1949

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Collection of Papers on the VISA Program in Tanganyika

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-321
Overview

Collection of correspondence, reports, reminiscences, newsletters, and other memorabilia fo participants in the VISA Program in Tanganyika in 1961-1963.

Dates: 1961-2018

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating...
Dates: 1831-2012

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

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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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 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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Swarthmore College 5
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 2
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Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 1
Civilian Public Service 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
Clark, Lucy S. 1
Columbia University 1
Conference of Evangelical Friends (2nd : 1950 : Wichita) 1
Council for International Service 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.). Advancement and Outreach Committee 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Peace Service. Council 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. American Section 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Gause family 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Grubb, Edward, 1854-1939 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Indiana University 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Janney family 1
Janney, Anne W. (Anne Webb), 1861-1933 1
Janney, O. Edward (Oliver Edward), 1856-1930 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Kaltenbach, John E., 1915-1984 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
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