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Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039

Scope and Contents

This collection is composed of the single photocopy of Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary." In his entries, Kenworthy describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany. Entries provide details about meetings he attended and records correspondence he wrote and received as letters and telegrams.

Dates

  • 1940-1941

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Leonard Stout Kenworthy (1912-1991) was born on March 26, 1912, to Murray Kenworthy and Ida Lenore Holloway in Indiana. Kenworthy attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, and graduated in 1933. In 1940 and 1941, Leonard Kenworthy was director of the Quaker International Center in Berlin, Germany, run by the American Friends Service Committee. He worked with German Quakers to assist Jews who had no religious affiliation but were defined as Jews by the Nazis to leave Germany. Kenworthy died December 17, 1991.

Extent

0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related Materials

  • HC.MC.1228 Anna S. Cox Brinton family papers
  • HC.MC.1240 Stephen G. Cary papers

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July, 2015.
Title
Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary, 1940-1941
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
July, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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