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Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury

Identifier: HC.MC-950-010

Scope and Contents

This collection contains research notes and cassette tape recordings created by Margaret Hope Bacon during the writing of her book Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury, published in 1987.


  • 1985 - 1987, undated


Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Margaret Hope Bacon (1921-2011) was an American Quaker scholar. An Alumna of Antioch College, she wrote biographies of prominent Quakers, including Henry Joel Cadbury. She also wrote fiction and nonfiction.

Biographical Note

Henry Joel Cadbury (1883-1974) was a biblical scholar and Quaker historian. He was a professor at Haverford College and Harvard University. He was the director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), 1928-1934, 1944-1960. He delivered the Nobel Prize lecture in 1947 on behalf of the AFSC and the British Friends Service Council, when those organizations accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the Religious Society of Friends.


1.4 Linear Feet




Donated by Margaret Hope Bacon, 1993. Accession no 5697.

Related Materials

  • MC 1121 Henry Joel Cadbury papers
  • MC 1121 Addition to the Henry Joel Cadbury papers
  • MC College unnumbered HCV- Haverford College Archives
  • MC 1172Jones-Cadbury family papers

Processing Information

Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed February 2016.
Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury, 1985 - 1987, undated
Mary A. Crauderueff
February 2013
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