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Archives & Manuscripts

Friends Service Council Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Service Council

Abstract

The collection includes minutes of meetings (May-December 1939), annual reports and yearbooks, periodicals, and pamphlets.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1939-1969

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Friends Service Council; FSC; formed in 1927 from a merger of the Friends Foreign Mission Association and the Council for International Service; FSC was the standing committee responsible for the overseas work of the Religious Society of Friends in Great Britain (London Yearly Meeting) and in Ireland (Ireland Yearly Meeting, formerly Dublin Yearly Meeting). In 1947, the Friends Service Council shared the Nobel Peace Prize with its American counterpart, the American Friends Service Committee; FSC later changed its name to Quaker Peace and Service, and then to Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW).

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (5 linear inches.)

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

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