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William Bacon Evans papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1020
Overview

The papers of Quaker William Bacon Evans (1875-1964), a traveler to the Middle East, including Palestine, Syria and Lebanon and to Europe. His letters and journals are complemented by letters to him from a number of prominent people.

Dates: 1787-1963

Elmore Jackson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-202
Overview

Writings, correspondence, and other papers of Elmore Jackson (1910-1989), a noted Quaker author and former U.S. State Department official. Jackson was particularly involved in using Quaker principles in the realm of international relations. This collection also includes the papers of his wife, Elisabeth Rose Averill Jackson (1909-).

Dates: 1927-1985

Eli and Sybil Jones Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1009-A
Overview

This collection contains materials from Eli and Sybil Jones, as well as Susan Taber Jones, James Parnell Jones, Virginia Costello Jones, and other materials related to the work and ministry of Eli and Sybil Jones.

Dates: 1830-1890

Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-015
Overview The Lebanon Hospital for Mental Diseases of Syria (now Lebanon) was founded in 1898 by Theophilus Waldmeier, who spent more than 40 years in Abyssinia and Syria in educational missionary work.The American Committee was founded in 1897 by Waldemier "for the purpose of interesting Americans in this cherished plan for support of this hospital" (minutes, November 15, 1923). This was one of many committees he helped to form around the world for supporting the hospital.This collection contains one...
Dates: 1900-1940; Majority of material found within 1922 - 1932

Henry Newman sketchbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-020
Overview

The sketchbook of Henry Newman features sketches and watercolors of Friends Training Home in Brummana, Lebanon.

Dates: 1875-1876

Daniel and Emily Oliver papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1134
Overview Daniel and Emily Oliver arrived in Brummana, Syria (later Lebanon) in 1895 and were put in charge of the Friends Mission School at Ras-el-Metn. The papers consist primarily of correspondence between the Olivers and supporters of their work, Marriott and Jane Morris, Elliston and Ann Morris, Thomas and Ethel Potts, and Grace and William Rhoads, concerning the work of the orphanage and school at Ras-el-Metn, and the schools at Brummana; also included are photographs of the buildings, children,...
Dates: 1907-1960

Daniel Oliver correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-161
Abstract

Original letters and photocopies sent to Mr. and Mrs. D. Hebert Way and family, 1946-1949. Include discussion of the events in the Middle East after World War II and the news of his orphanage.

Dates: 1946-1949

James H. Scheuer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-001
Overview This collection contains the papers of Representative James H. Scheuer (1920-2005), Democrat from New York, Swarthmore College Class of 1942. It documents his long career as a politician and public servant. His early interests in housing and urban planning soon broadened to encompass the diverse needs of his constituents in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens. Both in the House and in external committee work, Scheuer was actively involved in issues relating to the environment and the quality of...
Dates: 1957-1995

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