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Overview Collection of correspondence, reports, reminiscences, newsletters, and other memorabilia fo participants in the VISA Program in Tanganyika in 1961-1963.
Overview Margaret Hill Collins, a member of the Society of Friends, was an advocate for integrated housing in the Philadelphia suburbs. These papers include her writings and poetry, personal correspondence, and the records of the Community Support Corporation. The latter was a small nonprofit that remodeled and resold homes in low income communities in Delaware County, Pa. It was established in the mid 1970s and was headquartered on Jackson Street in Media.
Abstract This collection includes letters of Elizabeth Fry, both original and photocopies. The letters cover a wide range of subjects, from personal news to prison reform. Her correspondence is particularly concerned with education and religious instruction of prisoners, and the treatment of women and children prisoners. One letter describes the philosophy of Quaker marriages. Most of the recipients are unnamed. Also included are several letters of Joseph Fry, passes to visit Newgate prison, and...
Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection...
Overview Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served with the American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.. The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also a photograph album and other papers.
Overview Contains correspondence, minutes, and other papers concerning Karen A. Reixach's work with Quaker meetings at Auburn Prison and Attica Prison in New York State, 1974-1986. A member of Rochester Monthly Meeting, she was active in prison reform and Quaker outreach to prisoners. She served on the Rochester Monthly Meeting and New York Yearly Meetings Prison Committees and as clerk of the Oversight Committee at Attica Prison.
Overview David S. Richie (1908-2005) spent his life devoted to public service, particularly in the areas of work camps and cooperatives. A birthright Quaker, he served as Secretary of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Social Order Committee from 1939–1973 and was president of the Board of Friends Housing, Inc. He also was involved with the American Friends Service Committee and other organizations. These papers are divided into correspondence, writings, and topical files as assembled by Richie.
Overview The collection documents the work of the American Friends Service Committee child relief team in the bituminous coal fields of West Virginia and Kentucky, 1931-1933. Of particular interest are (carbon) letters sent regularly to the American Friends Service Committee Coal Committee headquartered in Philadelphia, Pa., recounting almost daily the activities of the team from February-May 1932 as well as the hardships and political unrest. The first year of the program concentrated on feeding and...
Dates: 1931-1941 (bulk 1931-1933)
Overview The President’s Committee on Unemployment Relief and the Federal Children’s Bureau requested that the American Friends Service Committee provide relief for the children of unemployed mine workers in the poverty stricken bituminous coal fields in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, Illinois, and West Virginia during the winter of 1931-1932. Charles Maris Tatum worked in West Virginia and Kentucky for the AFSC Coal Relief mission from 1931-1933.
Dates: 1931 - 1941
- American Friends Service Committee 3
- American Friends Service Committee. Coal Relief 2
- Tatum, Charles M. (Charles Maris), 1903-1984 2
- Attica Prison 1
- Attica Prison Friends Meeting (Attica, N.Y.) 1
- Auburn Prison 1
- Auburn Prison Friends Meeting (Auburn, N.Y.) 1
- Collins, Margaret H. (Hill), 1908-2006 1
- Community Support Corporation (Media, Pa.) 1
- Friends Council on Education 1
- Friends General Conference 1
- Friends Housing, Inc. 1
- Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
- Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, 1780-1845 1
- Fry, Joseph Storrs, 1766-1835 1
- Hall, Mazie B., 1902-2006 1
- Holcombe, Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds), 1891-1878 1
- Kelsey, Mary, 1877-1948 1
- Maris family 1
- Moore family 1
- Muller, Helen Tyson, 1939-2017 1
- Muller, Werner, b. 1939 1
- New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Prison Committee 1
- Newgate (Prison : London, England) 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Committee on Economic Problems 1
- Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Social Order Committee 1
- Reixach, Karen A., b. 1944 1
- Richie, David S., 1908- 1
- Richie, Mary Wright, 1906-1977 1
- Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) 1
- Rochester Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1944- : Rochester, N.Y.) 1
- Smith, Hilda Worthington, 1888-1984 1
- Thomas, Garry L. (Lightfoot), b. 1939 1
- Unesco 1
- Voluntary International Service Assignments 1
- Wilgress, Oliver 1 ∧ less