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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.
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 tribes.
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.
- Seneca Indians 2
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 2
- correspondence 2
- Indians of North America 1
- Indians of North America -- Missions 1
- Japan 1
- Quakers 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Travel 1
- Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 1
- Society of Friends -- Japan 1
- diaries 1
- manuscripts (documents) 1
- travel literature 1 ∧ less
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
- Simmons, Henry 2
- American Friends Service Committee 1
- Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
- Kawahara, Tetsuko 1