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Friends World Conference

 Organization

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Friends World Conference report

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-016
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume stenographic report of the Friends World Conference, 1937, at Swathmore, Pa. The volume includes the transcript of meetings, discussions, and speeches given at the conference.
Dates: 1937

Friends Historical Library collection of panoramic photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-172
Overview This collection includes rolled panoramic photos, mostly Quaker conferences, including New York Yearly Meeting (NYYM), Friends General Conference (FGC), Friends World Conference, Young Friends Conference, and more.
Dates: 1911 - 1967

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it was...
Dates: 1933-2010

Friends World Conference minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-078
Overview This collection is comprised of the typed minutes of a Meeting of the Committee on arrangements for the London Conference.
Dates: 1920

Anna Bassett Griscom Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-053
Overview Anna Bassett Griscom (Elkinton) (1889-1974) was a prominent American Quaker active in the peace movement. She served as Executive Secretary of the Friends General Conference, chairman of a committee to organize the Friends World Conference held at Swarthmore College in 1937, chairman of the Friends Peace Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, and was a founder of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. She married J. Passmore Elkinton in 1931. The collection includes correspondence, speeches and...
Dates: ca. 1914-1962

L. Hollingsworth Wood papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1175
Overview Primarily correspondence related to Wood's activities in areas of peace, civil rights, black and Quaker education. Wood was founding member of American Civil Liberties Union, American Friends Service Committee and National Urban League. He was president of the Urban League for 26 years; elected in 1917 to Fisk University Board of Trustees; member of Haverford College Board of Managers. Correspondents include Jane Addams, Roger N. Baldwin, W. E. B. DuBois, Rufus M. Jones, Thomas Elsa Jones,...
Dates: 1903-1953