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Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on April...
Found in: Swarthmore College Peace Collection
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...
Overview E. Carlton MacDowell (Edwin Carlton) (1887-1973) was a Quaker zoologist and relief worker. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memorabilia, pictures and other papers, relating to MacDowell's involvement in Quaker relief activities in France during and after World War I. Includes material relating to American Friends Service Committee's Reconstruction Unit and Message Committee, Berlin Centre Committee, and Friends Council for International Service.
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 the papers of William Macy and Lois V. Stanton, compiled by Lois V. Stanton. The Stantons were active Quakers, and William Macy Stanton, Jr., was a conscientious objector in WWII. Both Stantons served in the American Friends Service Committee reconstruction efforts in Europe after the war as well as other Quaker activities and organizations. William Stanton worked for Swarthmore College for over twenty-five years, serving as director of physical plant. Of particular interest are the...
- Subject: Social service -- France X
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 4
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
- American Friends Service Committee 3
- Albright, William A. 1
- American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
- American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
- Beaton, Grace M. 1
- Berlin Centre Committee 1
- Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
- Civilian Public Service 1
- Council for International Service 1
- E. Carlton (Edwin Carlton) MacDowell (1887-1973) 1
- Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
- Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
- Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
- MacClelland, Emma Chandler, 1892-1965 1
- MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973 1
- Maris family 1
- National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
- Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) 1
- Stanton, Lois V. (Lois Virginia), 1922- 1
- Stanton, William Macy, 1919-1995 1
- Swarthmore College 1
- War Resisters' International 1
- Women's Peace Campaign 1 ∧ less