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American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.
Dates: circa 1918-1975

Nancy J. Babb Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Babb, Nancy
Abstract Nancy Babb (1884-1948) was a member of the Society of Friends who served as a field representative for the Red Cross and then as a relief worker in Russia from 1917 to the mid 1920s. On her return to the United States in 1928 Babb lectured about her work in Russia. Babb also volunteered for a number of various women's organizations, including the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Babb established the National Circulating Library of Student's Peace Posters, an organization that...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1921-1949

Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He also...
Dates: 1909-1996

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

Joseph Haines papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-095
Overview This collection is comprised of three folders of the papers of Joseph H. Haines.
Dates: 1917-2002

Dorothy North Haskins papers, 1905-1958

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Identifier: BMC-M5
Overview Dorothy North Haskins (1886-1962), BMC 1909, was a relief worker in France, Austria, and Chicago during and after WWI, acting as part of the American Friends Service Committee. The Papers include many letters written during this time, official reports and documents on relief work, diaries, and phototgraphs.
Dates: 1905 - 1969
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers

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

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Overview Emma Chandler MacClelland was a Quaker who was involved in relief work in France during World War I with the American Friends Service Committee. She was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1895, and married Lee H. MacClelland after her return from France. She was a member of Reading Monthly Meeting at the time of her death in 1965. The collection contains correspondence of Emma Chandler MacClelland during the period, 1918-1919, in which she did relief work in France. Details her activities...
Dates: 1918-1919

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 8
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International relief -- France 6
World War, 1939-1945 4
International relief -- Germany 3
International relief -- Societies, etc 3
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 3
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Charities -- France 2
International relief 2
International relief -- Russia 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers 2
Quakers -- France 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Quakers -- Social life and customs 2
Reconstruction (1914–1939) 2
Social service -- France 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 2
correspondence 2
Charities -- Europe, Eastern 1
Charities -- Germany 1
Charities -- Hawaii 1
Charities -- India 1
Charities -- Poland 1
Charities -- Russia (Federation) 1
Cooking, American 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Diaries 1
Famines -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
France 1
France -- History -- 1914-1940 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
India -- History -- British occupation, 1765-1947 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- Austria 1
International relief -- Europe 1
International relief -- Europe, Eastern 1
International relief -- Poland 1
International relief -- Russia (Federation) 1
International relief -- Soviet Union -- History -- Sources 1
Medicine -- Europe, Eastern 1
Medicine -- India 1
Medicine -- Poland 1
Medicine -- Russia (Federation) 1
Nursing -- Russia (Federation) 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Societies, etc. 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Europe, Eastern 1
Quakers -- Germany 1
Quakers -- Hawaii 1
Quakers -- History 1
Quakers -- India 1
Quakers -- Indiana 1
Quakers -- Massachusetts 1
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
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Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Soviet Union -- Sources 1
Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) -- Germany 1
Religion -- Study and teaching 1
Rhodes Scholarships 1
Russia -- Civilian relief 1
Schools -- India 1
Sermons 1
Social service -- Europe, Eastern 1
Social service -- Germany 1
Social service -- Hawaii 1
Social service -- India 1
Social service -- Poland 1
Social service -- Russia (Federation) 1
Social service -- Societies, etc. 1
Society of Friends 1
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Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1
Society of Friends -- United States 1
Soviet Union -- History -- Revolution, 1917-1921 -- Civilian relief -- Sources 1
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Evacuation of civilians 1
Spain -- History -- Civil War, 1936-1939 -- Refugees 1
Starvation -- Experiments 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Civilian relief 1
Women authors -- 20th century 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- France 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 1
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Names
Civilian Public Service 3
Haverford College 2
Society of Friends 2
Swarthmore College 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
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Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Barnes, Albert C. (Albert Coombs), 1872-1951 1
Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962 1
Bourke-White, Margaret, 1904-1971 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Columbia University 1
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Douglas, William O. (William Orville) 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Haines, Joseph H. 1
Haines, William Henry 1
Harvard University 1
Haskins , Dorothy North 1
Holmes family 1
Holmes, Jesse Herman, 1864-1942 1
Holmes, Rebecca W. (Rebecca Webb), 1868-1957 1
Hu, Shi, 1891-1962 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
Janney family 1
Jensen, Elizabeth Marsh, 1900-1999 1
Lindbergh, Anne Morrow, 1906-2001 1
MacClelland, Emma Chandler, 1892-1965 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
National Federation of Religious Liberals (U.S.) 1
Nebraska Yearly Meeting of Friends 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Oppenheimer, J. Robert, 1904-1967 1
Padin, Jose 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Sharma, Shirpad Rama, -1879 1
Sinclair family 1
St. Clair family 1
Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Tagore, Rabindranath, 1861-1941. 1
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 1
Turner family 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Votaw, Albert H. (Albert Hiatt), 1850-1931 1
Votaw, Ernest, 1894-1988 1
Webb family 1
Webb, Rebecca T. (Rebecca Turner), 1825-1900. 1
Webb, William B. (William Barber), 1824-1894 1
White, Gilbert F. 1
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 1
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