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Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Overview Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was a...
Dates: 1960-1993

Photographs for Fourth Friends World Conference "Quaker Story" exhibit

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-122
Overview The Friends World Committee for Consultation was created by the 2nd World Conference of Friends in 1937 to promote Quaker unity and fellowship. Friends from 75 nations participate today. This collection contains the mounted photographs compiled by Delbert and Ruth Replogle for display at the 1967 Fourth Friends World Conference. The exhibit was intended to illustrate the “Quaker story,” and included the broad range of Quaker activities, institutions, and people. Photographs were solicited in...
Dates: 1967

Herbert Hadley FWCC Research Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-269
Overview Herbert M. Hadley served as General Secretary of Friends World Committee. He wrote a history of FWCC entitled Quakers World Wide.
Dates: 1937-1994

C. Lloyd Bailey papers on Seoul Monthly Meeting

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-159
Abstract Includes Red Mitchell's correspondence with Ruth Watson, Lloyd and Mary Margaret Bailey, and Herbert Hadley, regarding the history of Seoul Monthly Meeting, 1984-1992. Also included is an information letter about the Quaker study group by Reginald Price, 1959, an account of Seoul Monthly Meeting visit, 1962, Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1964"Developments in Korea" and 1969"Meeting on Quakers in Korea"; "History of Seoul Friends Meeting, Religious Society of Friends" compiled by...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1959-1992-1969-1992

Elizabeth Watson albums: "Around the World in Ninety Days"

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-146
Overview Elizabeth Grill Watson was a Quaker minister, feminist theologian, Bible scholar, and writer. George H. Watson was a Quaker educator and President Emeritus of Friends World College. This collection consists of two albums documenting Elizabeth and George Watson on pilgrimage to Asia.
Dates: 1988-08-06 - 1988-11-04

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