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Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1954

A. Ruth Fry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

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

William Webb Price Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview

William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.

Dates: 1917-1923

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Overview Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 3
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Charities -- France 2
France -- History -- 1914-1940 2
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Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 2
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Authors, English -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
France -- History -- German occupation -- 1914-1918 1
International relief 1
International relief -- Germany 1
International relief -- History -- Sources 1
International relief -- Russia 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Pacifists -- Great Britain -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
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Quakers -- World War, 1914–1918 -- Civilian relief 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) 1
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Women and peace -- History -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- France 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends -- Sources 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 2
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Albright, William A. 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1