This collection is composed of the single volume scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel, and includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940 while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as from The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.
Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).
Josiah Philip Marvel (1896-1959) was born on April 17, 1896 in Richmond, In., the son of Charles Marvel and Amy Johnson. During the summer of 1940, Marvel traveled throughout Nazi occupied France visiting prisoners of war through his work with the American Friends Service Committee. Marvel married Eleanor Jacobs. He died July 27, 1959 in Windsor, Vt.
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Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook (HC.MC.975.04.017), Quaker & Special Collections, Haverford College, Haverford, PA. http://archives.tricolib.brynmawr.edu/repositories/5/resources/960 Accessed December 12, 2019.