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Archives & Manuscripts

American Friends Fellowship Committee Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-003
Collection includes duplicate minutes and miscellaneous mailings received by Ellis W. Bacon. Of particular interest are intineraries of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles, and copies of correspondence between J. Passmore Elkinton, Chair of the Committee, and Clarence E. Pickett, Executive Secretary of the AFSC.

Dates

  • 1931-1932

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Biographical / Historical

The Message Committee of the American Friends Service Committee was founded in 1930 to encourage visitation and communication among members of the Society of Friends. Its name was changed in 1932 to the Fellowship Committee. Ellis Bacon, Clerk of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Committee on Ministry and Counsel for many years, was also a member of the Fellowship Committee.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

Sorted by Allen S. Olmstead for Helen Bacon and given to Friends Historical Library through J. Passmore Elkinton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Ellis Bacon Estate. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1961.
Title
Inventory of the American Friends Fellowship Committee Papers
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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