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Bowles family correspondence

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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

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

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1938-1951

Fisher-Brinton family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

Leonhard Friedrich papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-071
Overview

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

Dates: 1942-1986

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

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

Larry Gara Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Gara, Larry
Abstract

Includes two typescripts: Amnesty and Reconciliation, and Peace Testimony: Root and Branch [annotated photocopy]; leaflet and periodical with mention of Gara's conscientious objection; slide show titled Active Nonviolence stored separately as Slide Show 2.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1949-1972

William R. Hughes papers

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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

Alice Jones diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-037
Overview This collection is comprised primarily of the original, handwritten diary of Alice Jones, and a photocopy of the original. Diary entries discuss the history of the Friends School in Ramallah, Palestine, religious reflection and discussions concerning the divides between Muslims, Jews, and Christians in Palestine, and discussions concerning the politics within Palestine. Jones also provides descriptions of the children she teaches at the school.In addition to the Jones's diary,...
Dates: 1919-1946; 1930

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correspondence 4
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American Friends Service Committee 9
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
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Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Society of Friends 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 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
Columbia University 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Esterbrook Steel Pen Manufacturing Company 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friedrich, Leonhard 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
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Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
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Gara, Larry 1
Germany. Geheime Staatspolizei 1
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Harker, Charles H. 1
Harvard University 1
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Henry, James M. 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hopkins, Mary Brinton, 1831-1926 1
Howland family 1
Howland, David P., 1809-1852 1
Hughes, William R. 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
John Wanamaker (Firm) 1
Jones, Alice Whittier 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
League of Nations. Assembly 1
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