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Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039

Scope and Content note

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.


  • 1940-1941


Use Restrictions

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

Biographical note

Leonard Stout Kenworthy (1912-1991) was born on March 26th, 1912, to Murray Kenworthy and Ida Lenore Holloway in Indiana. Kenworthy attended Earlham College in Richmond, Indiana, and graduated in 1933. In 1940-41, 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 17th, 1991.


0.06 Linear Feet (1 volume)





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Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed July 2015.
Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary, 1940-1941
Kara Flynn
July, 2015
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