This collection of the papers of Theodore Hetzel includes newsletters, correspondence, memos, and minutes from the American Friends Service Committee and Philadelphia Yearly Meeting; records of the Indian Program Subcommittee and the Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs; from Haverford College, the collection includes faculty minutes, engineering department correspondence, minutes and correspondence of the Committee on Graduate Curriculum and the Social and Technical Assistance program, photographs of Haverford buildings, sporting events, and groups and individuals, occasionally well-known, such as Bayard Rustin; photographs related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting; and photographs related to Indian programs of the American Friends Service Committee; and printed materials from organizations involved in Native American affairs, such as the Alaska Conservation Society and American Indian Development. A significant portion of the papers (3 boxes) is concerned with the Friends Kinzua Dam Project.
Letter writers include: Hugh Borton, John Coleman, Ada Deer, Elihu Grant, Fritz Janschka, George McGovern, Arthur E. Morgan, Walter Taylor and Gilbert White.
All correspondence dates are standardized rather than transcribed, viz: yr mo/day.
Though not all letters are listed individually, those that are highlighted are done so on the basis of content of the letter or historical importance of the letter writer.
An addition to the Hetzel papers is in boxes 1-17 & 20-26. Boxes 18 & 19 were received earlier and their accession numbers are not recorded.