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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

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1161
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The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958), Quaker missionaries and ministers in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.

Dates: 1896-1974

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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Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
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American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 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
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends' Centre (Shanghai, China) 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Honolulu Friends Meeting 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Japan Peace Society 1
Japan Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 1
Moore, J. Floyd 1
Nuhn, Ferner, -1903 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 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
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 1
Simkin, Margaret T. 1
Simkin, Robert L. 1
Society of Friends 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Tokyo Friends Center 1
Tritton, Frederick J. (Frederick Jenner) 1
United Nations Association 1
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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