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Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1154
Overview Papers of Quaker Elizabeth Marsh Jensen, who worked for the American Friends Service Committee in several capacities, notably with Daniel Jensen, her husband, in Mexico to assist Spanish Civil War refugees from 1940 to 1941. She was also a businesswoman who successfully ran a ranch in Colorado and was known for her hospitality and friendship.
Dates: 1912-1989