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Carlisle G. Davidson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-033
Overview Contains the papers of Carlisle G. Davidson, Quaker editor. Chiefly correspondence and articles, including editorial correspondence concerning the periodical, The Pentecostal Friend, published by the Evangelical Friends Association, a Quaker Pentecostal organization located in Detroit, Michigan, and correspondence concerning the formation of the Elgon Yearly Meeting in East Africa.
Dates: 1971-1975

Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG1
Overview A Friends World Conference Committee, sponsored by the Fellowship Council of the American Friends Service Committee, was established in 1932 to promote better understanding among Friends world wide. The representatives at the Second World Conference of Friends, held at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges, Pa., in 1937, approved the establishment of a continuing international organization, a Friends World Committee, to promote international contacts and cooperation among Friends. In 1958, it was...
Dates: 1933-2010

Robert Bryan Michener and Edith Riner Michener. Kenya correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-317
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of Robert Bryan Michener and Edith Riner Michener written while serving as Quaker missionaries in Kenya, East Africa, in the 1930s. Working under the auspices of the American Friends African Mission, a program of the Five Years Meeting, R. Bryan Michener served as a physician at the hospital in Kaimosi and then principal of the Boys’ School. Edith Michener first taught English at the Boys’ School and then organized the Girls’ Boarding School. Their...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1930 - 1970; 1920 - 1984

Levinus King Painter Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-209
Overview Levinus King Painter (1889-1983) was a Quaker minister, author, and social activist. Born in Spiceland, Indiana, in 1889, he attended Spiceland Academy, Earlham College, and Hartford Theological Seminary. His pastoral service began in Collins, New York, in 1914, and he later served at Poplar Ridge (N.Y.), Monkton and South Starksboro (Vt.), Clintondale (N.Y.), Putney (Vt.), and back to Collins from 1942-56. He also worked as Interim Secretary of Friends Africa Mission from 1956-1957. Papers...
Dates: 1960-1983

Partnership for Productivity Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-102
Overview Contains the records, 1968-1987, of Partnership for Productivity, a Quaker-sponsored program in overseas economic development, created to advise small business ventures primarily in African countries. Founded in 1969 by David H. Scull with an initial project in Western Kenya, it was designed to provide capital for loans or investments combined with management counsel and personal supervision through its two organs, the Partnership for Productivity Foundation/USA, Inc., and the Partnership for...
Dates: 1968-1990

Deborah Rees African Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-239
Overview Emory J. and Deborah Gorman Rees were Quaker missionaries in South Africa 1899-1903 and participated in Friends African Industrial Mission (FAIM) in British East Africa (now Kenya) from 1903 to 1926. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Deborah with her mother and sister, Sarah and Zoa Gorman. The letters begin in 1899 and continue through 1925, with breaks when the Reeses returned to the United States. Also included are stories, letters from Emory to his family, and...
Dates: 1899 - 1985

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American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Young Friends Fellowship 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Davidson, Carlisle G. 1
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 1
DuBois, Rachel Davis 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Evangelical Friends Association 1
Freiday, Dean 1
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 1
Friends United Meeting (U.S.) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation. Section of the Americas 1
Friends World Conference 1
Goodenow, Leanore 1
Griscom, Anna Bassett, 1889-1974 1
Hadley, Herbert M. 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Heine, Volker 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy, 1895-1956 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, T. Canby (Thomas Canby), 1921-2014 1
Michener, Edith Riner, 1901-1984 1
Michener, Robert Bryan, 1898-1992 1
Monkton Monthly Meeting of Friends (ca. 1925-1996 : Monkton, Vt.) 1
Moore, J. Floyd 1
Nuhn, Ferner, -1903 1
Partnership for Productivity 1
Pickard, Bertrand 1
Pickard, Irene 1
Quaker United Nations Office 1
Rees, Deborah, 1876-1967 1
Rees, Emory J., 1870-1947 1
Replogle, Delbert E., 1896- 1
Replogle, Ruth Hinshaw, 1896- 1
Ricart, Domingo 1
Right Sharing of World Resources 1
Scull, David Hutchinson, 1914-1983 1
Sekiya, Paul M. 1
Shaffer, Leslie D., 1901-1950 1
Simkin, Margaret 1
Simkin, Robert 1
Smiley, A. Keith (Albert Keith), 1910-2001 1
Society of Friends. Elgon Yearly Meeting 1
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 1
Tritton, Frederick J. (Frederick Jenner) 1
Walker, James F., d.1978 1
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 1
Walton, J. Barnard (Joseph Barnard), 1885-1963 1
Wider Quaker Fellowship (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
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