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American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Leonhard Friedrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-071
Overview

This collection includes photocopies and reproductions related to Leonhard Friedrich, a German Quaker.

Dates: 1942-1986

Marlis Gildemeister papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1297
Overview

This collection contains the papers of Marlis Gildemeister, a graduate of Haverford College's master's program in Relief & Restoration and a volunteer with American Friends Service Committee in Austria after World War II. The materials in this collection span the years 1946 to 2007, and are mostly related to relief work and aid to refugees in the turmoil following the second world war. Some of the materials are in German.

Dates: 1946-2007

William R. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-100
Overview

This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript, "The Friends of Jakob Boeheme," an essay describing a visit to former Nazis interned after the war, and correspondence in both German and English.

Dates: 1952

Margaret E. Jones Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-167
Overview Margaret E. Jones (1895-1984), daughter of William B. and Phebe Jones, was a birthright Quaker member of Moorestown Monthly Meeting of Friends in New Jersey. She was involved with the American Friends Service Committee for many years, first as a staff member, then serving on the Board of Directors. The collection contains scrapbooks kept by Margaret E. Jones while she was in Europe involved in relief work in 1933 and again from 1958-1959. Includes a number of photographs of places and...
Dates: 1937-1969

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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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

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-242
Overview Contains the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
Dates: 1937-1995

Gertrude Weaver Refugee Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-R3-004
Overview Gertrude Weaver graduated from Swarthmore College in 1938 with degrees on German and History, and spent her junior year (1936-1937) in Munich. After graduation, she taught German at Chester High School where she and her students corresponded sent relief packages to families in Western Europe struggling to survive in impoverished post-World War II Europe. This collection contains Weaver’s correspondence with the recipients of her aid, as well as records of the logistics of the operation. The...
Dates: 1946-1949

Nancy Zosa collection of photographic materials

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-848
Abstract

A collection of original photographs, photograph albums and books and catalogs relating to photography, primarily from the 19th century, that include important historical images of people and places, and in certain instances rare, early or unusual images or publications.

Dates: 1848 - 1985

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