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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

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

Friends' Relief Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends' Relief Committee
Abstract

Collection contains pamphlets, mostly undated, issued by the Friends' Relief Committee ca. 1921-1922.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1922

Rebecca Mary Hannum correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-303
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of Rebecca Mary Hannum (1889-1984) mostly related to her work with the American Friends Service Committee child feeling program in post WWI Germany, 1921-1924 and Peasant Industries, Poland. After the child feeling project was transferred to local groups in Germany, Mary Hannum became involved with the Peasant Industries program which supported women's handwork for sale in the United States and elsewhere. Her personal and business letters contain...
Dates: 1918 - 1924

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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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

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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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

Partnership for Productivity Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-102
Overview Contains the records, 1968-1987, of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker-sponsored program in overseas economic development, created to advise small business ventures primarily in African countries. Founded in 1969 by David H. Scull with an initial project in Western Kenya, it was designed to provide capital for loans or investments combined with management counsel and personal supervision through its two organs, the Partnership for Productivity Foundation/USA, Inc., and the Partnership...
Dates: 1968-1990

Parry H. Paul papers concerning Quaker relief work in Russia

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-094
Abstract

This collection includes papers of Parry H. Paul's time in Eastern Europe on a Quaker relief mission between 1921 and 1923. Included are his daily journal, photographs of Warsaw and Russia in the 1920's, lecture notes on agricultural relief in Russia, and a copy of Robert Dunn's article on the same subject.

Dates: 1921-1923

Ernest Votaw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-154
Overview Ernest Votaw (1894-1988) was the Quaker administrator of a child feeding program in Germany in 1919-1922. The collection contains reports and related materials (some in German) of the Friends Feeding Mission, 1910-1923, other activities of the American Friends Service Committee, and reference material collected by Ernest Votaw in post-war Germany concerning jail conditions and other social problems. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and four articles written by...
Dates: 1913-1929

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