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David S. and Mary W. Richie Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-264
Overview

David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.

Dates: 1935-2005

Rockland County Peace Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-121
Overview

The Rockland County Peace Association was a small local peace group begun in 1930 to stimulate popular education and public opinion with a view to the prevention of war. It carried on relief work during World War II through the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1930-1950

Sky Island Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Overview

Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1947

Edward F. Snyder Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Overview Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

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

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

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Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview

The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.

Dates: 1917-1954

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

Agnes Tierney papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Overview

This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Service Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Dates: 1922-1928

Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-172
Overview

This collection consists of the papers of Harry Garland Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark.

Dates: 1936-1937

Bonnie Tinker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-290
Overview

Bonnie Tinker (1948-2009) was a Quaker social activist who campaigned for peace and gay and lesbian right. This collection contains drafts and correspondences concerning the movie "Love Makes a Family" (1992) produced by Bonnie Tinker. The collection also contains personal papers, fundraising for the project, and reference material on non-traditional forms of family.

Dates: 1963-2009

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 26
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 25
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 11
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Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 15
Quakers 12
correspondence 12
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 7
Quaker women 6
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Society of Friends 6
diaries 6
Quakers -- History 5
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Society of Friends -- Japan 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. 4
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 4
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 4
Society of Friends -- Charities 4
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 4
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 4
International relief -- France 3
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 3
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Germany 3
Society of Friends -- United States 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
photographs 3
African Americans -- Civil rights 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Charities -- France 2
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 2
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France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
Germany 2
Indians of North America 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
International relief 2
International relief -- Germany 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Nuclear disarmament 2
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quaker social reformers 2
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Quakers -- Indiana 2
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Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
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Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 2
Society of Friends -- Iowa 2
Society of Friends -- Jamaica 2
Society of Friends -- Missions 2
Society of Friends -- Nebraska 2
Society of Friends -- New Mexico 2
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 2
Society of Friends -- North Carolina 2
Society of Friends -- Oklahoma 2
Society of Friends -- Oregon 2
Society of Friends -- Texas 2
Society of Friends -- Washington (State) 2
Society of Friends and world politics -- History -- Sources 2
Tax protests and appeals -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
clippings (information artifacts) 2
family papers 2
financial records 2
lecture notes 2
manuscripts (documents) 2
postcards 2
speeches (documents) 2
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 1
African Americans -- Education 1
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 1
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Language
English 63
German 1
 
Names
Haverford College 7
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Swarthmore College 5
Brinton, Anna Cox 4
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Society of Friends 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Quaker United Nations Office 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Earlham College 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Mississippi Project 2
Friends World Conference 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 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. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 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
Bean family 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Edward 1
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