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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

Civilian Public Service publications

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Identifier: HC.MC-1236
Overview This collection consists primarily of the publications of conscientious objectors (COs) working at Civilian Public Service (CPS) camps in the United States during World War II, performing "work of national importance" in lieu of combat. Camps were established for various purposes, from firefighting in the rural West to caring for mental patients and the elderly. The publications cover areas across the United States, although are focused in the Northeast, Upper Midwest, and California. Two...
Dates: 1941-1946

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee in...
Dates: 1815-2006

Gilbert White AFSC papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-816
Overview Some papers of Gilbert F. White (1911-2006), a geographer and president of Haverford College, relating to some of his experiences serving the American Friends Service Committee during World War II and letters received while president of the college.
Dates: 1927 - 1947

William Huntington papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1181
Overview The collection relates primarily to William Huntington, (1907-1990), a 20th century Quaker peace activist and the ship The Golden Rule which Huntington and others used to protest atomic testing in the South Pacific. Included are correspondence, photographs, conference papers, newspaper articles, memoranda, and minutes.
Dates: 1932-1984

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.
Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel 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 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.
Dates: 1940-1941

Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (evacuation and relocation). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts, pamphlets,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

John F. Rich papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-880
Overview The papers of John F. Rich, who worked at the AFSC as a director of public relations and later founded his own public relations firm. The collection includes letters and diaries from his travels in Spain, India, and China during his years with the A.F.S.C. as well as materials from his firm.
Dates: 1902-1986

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Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 1
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962 1
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Douglas, William O. (William Orville) 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Harvard University 1
Hu, Shi, 1891-1962 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
MacMaster, Gilbert 1
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Michener, James A. (James Albert), 1907-1997 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Mumford, Lewis, 1895-1990 1
Murrow, Edward R. 1
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 1
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 1
Padin, Jose 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Japan Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Mission Board 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 1
Rich, John F. 1
Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 1
Schneider, Louis W. 1
Smith, Harlan 1
Smith, Reed 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
United Nations Association 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Waring, Bernard Gilpin 1
Waring, Theodora Elkinton 1
Waring, Thomas 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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