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An Account of the Shipwreck of Emanuel Crespel

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-001
Overview

An account of Emmanuel Crespel's shipwreck on the southern tip of Anticosti Island, while attempting to return to France from Canada. Translated from the French by Isaac Gray.

Dates: 1752

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 Bowles correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Overview

This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.

Dates: 1930-1949

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1192
Overview

The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.

Dates: 1893-1967

William Warder Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1160
Overview

The papers of William Warder Cadbury, who was a Quaker medical missionary in China during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1877-1959

Dorothy Franklin photo album

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-007
Overview

The collection consists of a photo album that documents Dorothy Franklin's missionary work in Bolivia and her travel in South America during the inter war period. There are 161 original photographs in the album, mostly taken during her time in South America, however the last four pages are also dedicated to Franklin's home life in the US and her family. The albums containts photos of landscapes, Franklin herself and her associates, llamas, and pictures from the Bible school.

Dates: 1934-1941

Manuscript of "God's Irregular: Arthur Shearly Cripps, A Rhodesian Epic"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-010
Overview

Manuscript for a biography of Arthur Shearly Cripps by Douglas Steere.

Dates: 1970

Thomas Elsa Jones papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-109
Overview

This collection contains materials relating to the South African apartheid, including correspondence, notes, draft reports, reports, essays, and other materials related to apartheid, racial justice, and Quaker involvement in these movements.

Dates: 1936-1946, undated

"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-055
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's master's thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.

Dates: 1981

"The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-060
Overview

Barron H. Lerner's undergraduate thesis, entitled "The University of Pennsylvania in China: Medical Missionary Work, 1905-1914," includes chapters on: the student volunteer movement, the motivations of the Christian Association volunteers, the historical evolution of the university medical school (1905-1913), the missionaries entrance into Chinese society: hospital and religious work, the demise of the university medical school, and the legacy of the Christian association's work.

Dates: 1982

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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2