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Quaker Emergency Service lectures

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-290

Scope and Contents

The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.

Dates

  • 1944

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to the Curator. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. Offering alternative service for conscientious objectors, it was authorized by the New York Office of Civilian Defense. After the war, the group formed the Civilian Readjustment Committee/Center and worked with psychiatric institutions.

Extent

.2 Linear Feet (9 folders)

Language

English

Overview

The Quaker Emergency Service was founded in January 1942 by members of the combined Peace and Service Committees of the two New York Monthly Meetings. In the spring of 1944, the Service sponsored a series of lectures focusing on adolescent psychology which were held in the French Institute building, 22 East 60th Street, New York, New York.

Arrangement

Alphabetically by author.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of New York Yearly Meeting, 1997

Related Materials

SC/192: Quaker Emergency Service Records SC/221: Josiah P. Marvel collected Quaker Emergency Service Records

Processing Information

Processed in MSS 060 in 1997 when received from New York Yearly Meeting. Reprocessed as Small Collection in 2018.
Title
Quaker Emergency Service lectures
Status
Completed
Author
Susanna Morikawa
Date
August 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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