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American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview

This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.

Dates: circa 1918-1975

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

Gilbert White AFSC papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-816
Overview

Some papers of Gilbert F. White (1911-2006), a geographer and president of Haverford College, relating to some of his experiences serving the American Friends Service Committee during World War II and letters received while president of the college.

Dates: 1927 - 1947

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates: 1940-1941

William Macy Stanton Family Papers

 Collection
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

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

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Brethren Service Committee 1
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Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
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Columbia University 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Douglas, William O. (William Orville) 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Harvard University 1
Hu, Shi, 1891-1962 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 1
Murrow, Edward R. 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 1
Padin, Jose 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Society of Friends 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Swarthmore College 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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