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"The Friends Mission in Japan 1885-1947"

 Collection
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

Quaker Ministry lists

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-067
Overview

This collection is comprised of 17 anonymously hand-written volumes comprised of lists of Quaker ministers from Britain and the United States, and from the United States to Britain from the mid 17th century through the mid 19th century.

Dates: Undated.

Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Overview

Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.

Dates: 1796-1800

Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Overview

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

William Thompson diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-080
Overview

Diary entries are largely related to William Thompson's family's grocery business, family news, illness, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended. He occasionally also describes Quakers from England and Ireland making religious visits to America.

Dates: 1860

Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-172
Overview

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

Dates: 1936-1937