Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Robert O. and Margaret C. Blood were active Quakers, members of Ann Arbor Monthly Meeting, MI. The collection contains primarily the papers of Margaret Blood, including correspondence, writings, journals (mostly fragments) after about 1960. There are also some writings by Robert Blood including student papers and articles for periodicals, as well as material on their joint counseling workshops and papers concerning their son, Peter Blood, and the draft during the Vietnam era.
This collection consists of papers by and relating to the Quaker, educator, and activist, Joan Cannady Countryman. It consists of manuscripts and published materials by and about Joan, as well as those by and about her family members. Joan Countryman (1940-) is a Quaker, educator, and activist. Throughout her life she has been involved with a variety of education initiatives and Quaker organizations. She is a prolific author of mathematics and autobiographical essays.
The Meeting School was an experimental, co-educational Quaker farm school located in Rindge, N.H. It was founded in 1957 and closed in 2011. This collection contains both color and black and white photos of life at The Meeting School, slides, and some relevant lists and writing (eg superlatives, poems).
David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.
The collection contains the writings of T. Noel Stern and his wife, Katherine. The writings document his professional and volunteer activities, from his work with the U.S. Forestry Service (1941) to his involvement with Dartmouth town government (1990s). Also reviews of his autobiographical novel, Secret Family (published privately in 1988). The autobiography concerns his life as the child of parents born out of wedlock in early 1910's America.
Contains five letters from Quaker educator Joseph Talcot, including one to New York Yearly Meeting for Sufferings and four to Samuel Parsons (1744-1841), long-time elder and clerk of New York Yearly Meeting. The letters deal with concerns of the Meeting for Suffering and providing literature to Friends in remote quarterly meetings.