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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]

French War Victims Fund collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-241
Abstract

Contains an accounting of funds raised for the War Victims Fund by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), 1870-1871, together with cover letters for contributions made to the Fund.

Dates: 1870-1871

Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1954

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

Friends' Relief Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends' Relief Committee
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, mostly undated, issued by the Friends' Relief Committee ca. 1921-1922.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1922

A. Ruth Fry Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

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

Rebecca Mary Hannum correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-303
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of Rebecca Mary Hannum (1889-1984) mostly related to her work with the American Friends Service Committee child feeling program in post WWI Germany, 1921-1924 and Peasant Industries, Poland. After the child feeling project was transferred to local groups in Germany, Mary Hannum became involved with the Peasant Industries program which supported women's handwork for sale in the United States and elsewhere. Her personal and business letters contain...
Dates: 1918 - 1924

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 13
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 4
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Society of Friends -- International assistance 7
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 7
International relief 4
International relief -- France 4
International relief -- Societies, etc 4
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Quakers -- France 3
Quakers -- Social service 3
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 3
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Charities -- France 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
International relief -- Europe, Eastern 2
International relief -- Germany 2
International relief -- Poland 2
International relief -- Russia 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Poland 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Russia 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
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Social service -- France 2
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correspondence 2
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Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 1
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Conscientious objectors 1
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Cooking, American 1
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England -- Description and travel 1
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Famines -- Russia 1
Famines -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources 1
Finland 1
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France 1
France -- History -- German occupation -- 1914-1918 1
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International relief -- Europe 1
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Jewish refugees -- 1938–1945 1
Kenya 1
Medicine -- Europe, Eastern 1
Medicine -- India 1
Medicine -- Poland 1
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Medicine -- Russia (Federation) 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Nursing -- Russia (Federation) 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
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Quaker businesspeople 1
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Quakers -- Europe, Eastern 1
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Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- India 1
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Quakers -- Massachusetts 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 12
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Albright, William A. 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
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American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 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
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Medical Society 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 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
Hannum, Rebecca Maery, 1889-1884 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 Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955). French War Victims Fund 1
Partnership for Productivity Service Foundation--Kenya 1
Paul, Parry H. ((Parry Haines)), 1895- 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Plummer, William, 1919-2014 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sinclair family 1
Smiley, A. Keith (Albert Keith), 1910-2001 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
Venuto, Jason (FHL Donor) 1
Votaw, Albert H. (Albert Hiatt), 1850-1931 1
Votaw, Ernest, 1894-1988 1
War Resisters' International 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
Webb, William B. (William Barber), 1824-1894 1
Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949 1
Weigl, Vally 1
Westover, J. Huston 1
Women's Peace Campaign 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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