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Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall Refugee Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-256
Overview Elizabeth Biddle Yarnall and her husband, D. Robert Yarnall, were Quakers, active in the American Friends Service Committee relief efforts. They worked with the Quaker center in Vienna, Austria, during the summer of 1938 to help in the emigration of German and Austrian Jews. The collection contains correspondence concerning their work with refugees and letters from refugees asking for assistance, especially the musician and composers Karl Weigl and his wife, Vally, who emigrated in October...
Dates: 1938-1945

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Library
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 18
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 7
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 30
Society of Friends -- Charities 8
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 7
World War, 1939-1945 6
correspondence 6
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Quakers 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 5
Society of Friends 3
Society of Friends -- Missions 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
International relief 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker women 2
Quakers -- History 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Russia 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 2
diaries 2
postcards 2
Academic writing 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Architecture 1
Austria -- History -- 1938–1945 1
Bible. Acts 1
California -- Pictorial works 1
Central America -- Pictorial works 1
Central America -- Politics and government -- 1979- -- Sources 1
Church work -- Southern States 1
Church work with refugees -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 1
Cold War 1
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Cooking, American 1
Egypt -- Pictorial works 1
Famines -- Russia 1
Famines -- Soviet Union 1
Finland 1
Food relief -- Germany 1
Food service 1
Freedmen -- Southern States 1
Germany 1
Germany -- Pictorial works 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Hungary -- Pictorial works 1
India -- Pictorial works 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Russia 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Investments 1
Italy -- Pictorial works 1
Japan 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
Mexico -- Pictorial works 1
Missionaries 1
Mysticism 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Odisha (India) -- Social life and customs -- 20th century 1
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Poland -- Pictorial works 1
Political activists -- United States 1
Political refugees -- Central America -- History -- Sources 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quaker photographers 1
Quaker women -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- 18th century -- Diaries 1
Quakers -- Agriculture 1
Quakers -- Austria 1
Quakers -- Delaware 1
Quakers -- Education 1
Quakers -- Family relationships 1
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- New York (State) 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Kennett Square 1
Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
Quakers -- Social service 1
Quakers -- Suffrage 1
Quakers -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Quakers -- United States -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- World War, 1914–1918 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) 1
Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Russia 1
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 15
Haverford College 4
Civilian Public Service 3
Harvard University 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
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Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
Friends Ambulance Unit 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Anna Elizabeth Marshall, 1856-1925 1
Balderston, C. Canby (Balderston, C. Canby (Caleb Canby), 1897-1979 ) 1
Balderston, John Lloyd, 1849-1921 1
Balderston, Judith Braude, 1926-1993 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, Ann 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 1
Central American Sanctuary Alliance of Delaware County (Delaware County, Pa.) 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
Columbia University 1
Comfort family 1
Concord Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Cox, Catharine E. Bean 1
Cox, Charles E. 1
Cox, Lydia Shipley Bean 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Relief Service 1
Friends War Relief Service (London, England) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 1
Golden Rule (Ketch) 1
Grellet family 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Haines, Joseph H. 1
Haines, William Henry 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Huntington, William R. 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kamp, Esther Farquhar, 1895-1994 1
Lansdowne Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
Lowry, Alfred, 1888-1935 1
Lowry, Grace Scattergood, 1891-1964 1
MacMaster, Gilbert 1
Malik, Gurdial 1
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Miles, Catharine Cox 1
Miles, Walter R. ((Walter Richard)), b. 1885 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
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