William C. Allen diaries
Scope and Content note
Only one volume of the collection does not record a religious visit- volume 4 of the collection is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917 while living in San Jose, Ca.
- Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 (Person)
Allen was a recorded minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and made multiple religious visits to Japan, China, Australia, and South Africa, as well as England and Ireland. Allen also founded the Peace Committee of Churches of the Pacific Coast. Allen was a conscientious objector, and wrote a number of books related to this topic, including "Real war: as seen in South Africa, 1899-1900 (1910), "War! Behind the Smoke Screen" (1929), and "A Quaker diary in the Orient," among other publications.
Allen died on March 14, 1938 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at the age of 81.
0.33 Linear Feet (6 volumes)
- William C. Allen diaries, 1904-1937
- Kara Flynn
- August 2015
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