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Biddle family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

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

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

Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall Refugee Papers

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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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American Friends Service Committee 2
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
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Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1