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William Huntington papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview

The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.

Dates: 1932-1984

Gilbert MacMaster papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Lois V. Stanton, "Tales of a Haverford R and R Girl"

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-000-010
Overview

This typescript by Lois V. Stanton entitled "Tales of a Haverford R and R Girl" describes the author's experiences training to perform relief work at Haverford following World War II and travelling to Europe with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) between 1945 and 1947.

Dates: 1992

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

"Service with the War Relocation Authority"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-092
Overview

George L. Townsend's memoir, entitled "Service of the War Relocation Authority," describes his recruitment by and work with the War Relocation Authority, a civilian agency established to provide care and services for Japanese Americans moved to Army Relocation Centers. Included is a map of Relocation Centers in the Western United States.

Dates: 1942-1946

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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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 8
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 6
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 7
Society of Friends -- Charities 6
World War, 1939-1945 6
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 5
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correspondence 4
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
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International relief 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers 2
Society of Friends 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Austria -- History -- 1938–1945 1
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 1
Cold War 1
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Famines -- Russia 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
Germany 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- Russia 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Japan 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
Jewish refugees -- 1938–1945 1
Missionaries 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Political activists -- United States 1
Quaker businesspeople 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Russia 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Societies, etc. 1
Reconstruction (1939-1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Refugee children 1
Refugees 1
Refugees -- Austria 1
Refugees -- United States 1
Religion -- Study and teaching 1
Rhodes Scholarships 1
Sermons 1
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Society of Friends -- Austria 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Japan 1
Society of Friends -- Military service 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1
United States -- History 1
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements 1
War relief 1
World War, 1914-1918 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Austria 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 1
autobiographies (documents) 1
diaries 1
family papers 1
lecture notes 1
manuscripts (documents) 1
postcards 1
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American Friends Service Committee 7
Civilian Public Service 3
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Haverford College 2
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Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Comfort family 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Relief Service 1
Friends War Relief Service (London, England) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Harvard University 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
MacMaster, Gilbert 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Townsend, George 1
United Nations Association 1
United States. War Relocation Authority 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Waring, Bernard Gilpin 1
Waring, Theodora Elkinton 1
Waring, Thomas 1
Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949 1
Weigl, Vally 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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