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Thomas C. Potts correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-150

Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to his wife, Ethel while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee during 1920. Beginning with obtaining his passport in April 1920, Thomas C. Potts relays to his wife, Ethel, the entire period of his service through July 1920 to assist with child feeding in Germany after World War I under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee. He is an observant letter writer and all the letters are filled with details of life around him through sightseeing and organized visits, as well as inspections of feeding projects and personnel involved in the projectsAlso included are three photographs of the German unit of the American Friends Service Committee.


  • 1920


Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note



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The Thomas C. Potts correspondence was donated to Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, in 1986 by Sarah R. Benson.

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MC 1033 Rhoads family papers

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Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Thomas C. Potts correspondence, 1920
Kara Flynn
March 2016
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