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Archives & Manuscripts

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee

 Organization

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1161
Scope and Contents The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958) who ministered in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960. It also recounts over 60 years of service of all the members of the Bowles family including the sons of Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles, Gordon T. Bowles and Herbert E. Bowles, providing insight into America's relationship with the Asian nations, particularly Japan, and with the Japanese people. The collection...
Dates: 1896-1974

Foreign Missionary Association Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-830
Scope and Contents Records of the Foreign Missionary Association of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1921-1953, include its Minutes (1882-1921) as well as the records of its Executive Board (1883-1923), International Committee (1918-1924), Young Women's Auxiliary and other Miscellaneous reports and correspondence (1883-1923). Also included are records from the Committee's Branches at Downingtown, Germantown, Haverford, Moorestown, Philadelphia and West Chester Meetings.
Dates: 1882-1923

Japan Committee of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-839
Scope and Contents Each of the major incarnations of the Japan Committee (listed above) possesses its own sets of minutes and financial records, and these are listed accordingly. In general, however, the subjects and interested parties remain consistent irregardless of the group's formal title, and so this Finding Aid is organized by subject wherever possible. Series as listed in the left-hand sidebar. Correspondence where it has not already been indexed to one of the series below, remains loose and...
Dates: 1882-1974

Mission Board of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-836
Scope and Contents Records of the Mission Board of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting at Haverford include the minutes, financial accounts and other records from the time of the groups inception in 1923 until 1956, as well as those of its branches at Germantown, Haverford and Moorestown Monthly Meetings and other miscellaneous documents, including the extensive diary collection of missionary Edith F. Sharpless, which begins in 1908 but provides a thorough chronicle of her experience with the Mission Board in Japan.
Dates: 1923-1956