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American Friends Service Committee lantern slides of World War I relief work

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-AFSC
Overview English and American Quakers were involved in relief efforts in Europe during and after WWI. These efforts were begun by English Quakers of London Yearly Meeting, and later joined by the American Friends Service Committee. They expanded the scope of their aid from France to also include Russia, Serbia, Poland, Austria, and Germany. The lantern slides in this collection were taken during these relief efforts and, along with lecture notes, sent back home to Friends groups who would use the slides...
Dates: 1914 - 1922

American Friends Service Committee photographs

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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

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1916-1944

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-195
Abstract Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the...
Dates: 1949-1961

Lucy S. Clark papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-020
Abstract Primarily thank-you letters from recipients of parcels of food and clothing in Germany, England, Finland, and Norway, with descriptions of post-War conditions. Also includes lists of what was sent and explanatory correspondence.
Dates: 1946-1949

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]

Rebecca Timbres Clark photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-113
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

Collection of Papers on the VISA Program in Tanganyika

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-321
Overview Collection of correspondence, reports, reminiscences, newsletters, and other memorabilia fo participants in the VISA Program in Tanganyika in 1961-1963.
Dates: 1961-2018

Darlington Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-296
Overview This collection contains the papers of the Darlington family of Delaware County, Pa., and Woodstown, NJ. Quakers with strong ties to Swarthmore College, the family was involved in education, social and peace concerns, and businesses in the Philadelphia area. Charles J. Darlington (1894-1966) served as Clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends during the reunification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings. The collection includes family correspondence relating to...
Dates: 1831-2012

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Swarthmore College 8
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Civilian Public Service 3
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 3
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Young, Mildred Binns 3
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Friends World Committee for Consultation 2
Furnas, Paul J. 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Quaker United Nations Office 2
Scattergood Hostel 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
American Friends Fellowship Council 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Aspen Institute 1
Averill, Carrie Brownell 1
Averill, Edward Wilson 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 1
Charles F. Kettering Foundation 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, Lucy S. 1
Clepper, W. Wendell, 1910- 1
Columbia University 1
Conference of Evangelical Friends (2nd : 1950 : Wichita) 1
Council for International Service 1
Darlington family 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Darlington, Esther 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIII : 1981 : Moscow) 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIV : 1984 : Dartmouth) 1
Delta Cooperative Farm (Rochdale, Miss.) 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Earlham College 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Freiday, Dean 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) Advancement Committee 1
Friends Housing, Inc. 1
Friends Medical Society 1
Friends Peace Service. Council 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends World College 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. American Section 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends' International Centre (Frankfurt, Germany) 1
Friends' International Centre (Russia) 1
Friends' International Centre (Salonika, Greece) 1
Friends' International Centre (Serbia) 1
Friends' International Centre (Vienna, Austria) 1
Friends' International Centre (Warsaw, Poland) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Elizabeth A. W. (Elizabeth Ann Walter), 1900-1972 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
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