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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

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

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
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

Joseph Haines papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-095
Overview

This collection is comprised of three folders of the papers of Joseph H. Haines.

Dates: 1917-2002

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

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall Refugee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-256
Overview Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall and her husband, D. Robert Yarnall, were Quakers, active in the American Friends Service Committee relief efforts. They worked with the Quaker center in Vienna, Austria, during the summer of 1938 to help in the emigration of German and Austrian Jews. The collection contains correspondence concerning their work with refugees and letters from refugees asking for assistance, especially the musician and composers Karl Weigl and his wife, Vally, who emigrated in October...
Dates: 1938-1945

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