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Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

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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]

Friends Medical Society records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1199
Overview

The Friends Medical Society, a Quaker organization that was founded in 1950. The collection includes information about their programs around the world along with information on its members, predominantly medical doctors.

Dates: 1950-2006

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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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

Joseph Haines papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-095
Overview

This collection is comprised of three folders of the papers of Joseph H. Haines.

Dates: 1917-2002

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Overview Emma Chandler MacClelland was a Quaker who was involved in relief work in France during World War I with the American Friends Service Committee. She was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1895, and married Lee H. MacClelland after her return from France. She was a member of Reading Monthly Meeting at the time of her death in 1965. The collection contains correspondence of Emma Chandler MacClelland during the period, 1918-1919, in which she did relief work in France. Details her...
Dates: 1918-1919

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates: 1940-1941

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Overview Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

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Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
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Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Brethren Service Committee 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, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Columbia University 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Medical Society 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Haines, Joseph H. 1
Haines, William Henry 1
Harvard University 1
Haverford College 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Janney family 1
MacClelland, Emma Chandler, 1892-1965 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Plummer, William, 1919-2014 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sinclair family 1
Society of Friends 1
St. Clair family 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Stokes, Joseph 1
Stokes, S. Emlen (Samuel Emlen) 1
Stokes, Samuel (Samuel Emlen), 1922- 1
Swarthmore College 1
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941. 1
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 1
Turner family 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Vaughan, Deborah Cloud 1
Vaughan, Victor C. (Victor Clarence) 1
Votaw, Albert H. (Albert Hiatt), 1850-1931 1
Votaw, Ernest, 1894-1988 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
Webb, William B. (William Barber), 1824-1894 1
Westover, J. Huston 1
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