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Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

 Collection
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

Leonhard Friedrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-071
Overview

This collection includes photocopies and reproductions related to Leonhard Friedrich, a German Quaker.

Dates: 1942-1986

Kathleen Hertzberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-093
Overview

This collection is comprised of the correspondence and typed manuscripts on the Doukhobors by Kathleen Hertzberg.

Dates: 1970

William R. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-100
Overview

This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript, "The Friends of Jakob Boeheme," an essay describing a visit to former Nazis interned after the war, and correspondence in both German and English.

Dates: 1952

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Overview Emma Chandler MacClelland was a Quaker who was involved in relief work in France during World War I with the American Friends Service Committee. She was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1895, and married Lee H. MacClelland after her return from France. She was a member of Reading Monthly Meeting at the time of her death in 1965. The collection contains correspondence of Emma Chandler MacClelland during the period, 1918-1919, in which she did relief work in France. Details her...
Dates: 1918-1919

Gilbert MacMaster papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates: 1940-1941

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
Overview

The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.

Dates: ca. 1917-1922

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