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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

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

Friends Relief Service Collected Records

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

Collection includes pamphlets and periodicals.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1943-

Friends War Relief Service Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends War Relief Service
Abstract

Collection consists of pamphlets and correspondence, including one 1943 letter which documents, as part of the letterhead, the name change from Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee to Friends War Relief Service: "Friends War Relief Service, incorporating F.W.V.R.C. and Civilian Relief Section of F.A.U." [Friends Ambulance Unit].

Dates: Majority of material found in 1943

Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee Collected Records

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

Collection includes pamphlets, annual reports, and periodicals.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1914-1942

New York Friends Service Committee records

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SFHL-SC-224
Overview

The New York Friends Service Committee was established in 1917 following an appeal by New York Yearly Meeting to assist the American Friends Service Committee in its clothing appeal for European war relief. By 1922, the focus had changed to famine relief particularly for Russia, and the Committee was encouraged to work directly through AFSC. This small collection contains minutes, annual reports, and financial records.

Dates: ca. 1917-1922

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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 5
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World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 2
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American Friends Service Committee 2
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1