Friends World Conference
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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.
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