Wood, Richard R. (Richard Reeve), 1897-1982
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1925-ca. 1932)
Abstract Includes scattered minutes (1924-1932), scattered correspondence (1924-1928), form letters, statements, membership lists, bulletins (1925-1928) and materials relating to several conferences on the teaching of history, and other records, of the first Philadelphia Peace Council (1922-ca. 1932), earlier known as Philadelphia Council for World Peace. Correspondents include J. Howard Branson, Sophia H. Dulles, Harold Evans, Agnes M. Irwin, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, and Richard R. Wood.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Philadelphia Peace Council-(1937-ca. 1943)
Abstract Includes constitution (1938), minutes (1937-1943), correspondence (1937-1943), form letters, financial records, leaflets, speeches, releases, membership lists, bulletins (1938-1941), clippings, and other records. Correspondents include Maria Biasone, Orton S. Clark, Frederick J. Libby, Allen S. Olmsted, Daniel A. Poling, and Richard R. Wood.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1937-1943
Scope and Contents This collection contains the materials of several generations of American Quaker families. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and his wife, Nancy Morris; Richard's father, Edward S. Wood; and Richard's grandfather and grandmother, Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood. Other Quaker families represented in the collection are Acton, Carpenter, Clark, Ellicott and Evans.
Scope and Contents The principals in this collection are Richard Reeve Wood and William Morris Maier. Their letters discuss issues of Haverford College governance, but also concern personal and Quaker Meeting issues as well as a great deal on political topics and foreign affairs. Wood wrote to Maier on such topics as special convocations (1958); selection of a new Bryn Mawr College president (1969); the Fine Arts Department (1970); importance of Quakers or at least a Quaker spirit among faculty and students...
Dates: circa 1958-1976
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single folder of the papers of Richard Reave Wood, and includes: a pamphlet entitled "Notes and Documents: Indian Deed for Petty's Island, 1678" written by Edwin B. Bronner in 1965, a handwritten copy of Petty's Island Deed, as well as photos and photocopies of the deed, two letters of personal correspondence, and two oversized indentures on vellum.