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American Friends Service Committee photographs

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-PA-211
Overview This collection consists of miscellaneous photographs, collected over time from various sources, documenting the American Friends Service Committee and its projects. Post-World War I and post-World War II and Vietnam War relief work are well documented, and there are also photographs of AFSC work in the United States, Africa, other parts of Asia, and the Middle East.
Dates: circa 1918-1975

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.
Dates: 1916-1944

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
Dates: 1881-1948

Balderston Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

William I. Hull Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-069
Overview William I. Hull, a Quaker pacifist, taught history at Swarthmore College from 1892 until his death in 1939. He was the Librarian of Friends Historical Library and also authored numerous books and articles, particularly on the subjects of Quakers in Holland, William Penn, peace, and international relations. The Papers contain correspondence (1900-1939), diaries (1892-1939), published and unpublished writings, papers relating to conferences and committees in which he participated, reference...
Dates: 1843-1939 (bulk 1900-1939)

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Overview The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

Lippincott Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-251
Overview Horace Mather Lippincott (1877-1967) was a Quaker editor and historian. The collection contains his speeches and writings on topics primarily concerning the Society of Friends and the history of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Of particular interest is the scrapbook he compiled in 1946 of papers and photographs of the 1913-1914 Joint Group which met weekly to study the Separation in the Society of Friends, along with other papers on the topic and on the first joint meeting of the two Philadelphia...
Dates: 1752 - 2010

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
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...
Dates: 1918-1919

E. Carlton (Edwin Carlton) MacDowell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-095
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.
Dates: 1917-1927

John Morrison Michener WWI correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-331
Overview The collection contains the correspondence of John Morrison Michener (1894-1986), Quaker high school chemistry teacher from Wichita, Kansas, who served as a medic in France during WWI. His letters provide detailed descriptions of his training in Camp Funston, Kansas, and his service in field hospitals in France and in a hospital in Bitburg, Germany, after the end of the War.
Dates: 1918 - 1920

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American Friends Service Committee 5
Council for International Service 2
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Swarthmore College 2
Allen family 1
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Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 1
Atkinson family 1
Atkinson, Gertrude, 1874-1948 1
Atkinson, Wilmer, 1840-1920 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
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Berlin Centre Committee 1
Billikopf, Jacob, 1883-1950 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Boynton, Percy Holmes, 1875-1946 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Butler, Thomas S. (Thomas Stalker), 1855-1928 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1
Church Peace Union 1
Crowley family 1
Crowley, Mary Catherine, 1834-1912 1
Curti, Merle (Merle Eugene), 1897-1996 1
Douglas, Paul H. (Paul Howard), 1892-1976 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Flexner, Abraham, 1866-1959 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends' International Centre (Frankfurt, Germany) 1
Friends' International Centre (Russia) 1
Friends' International Centre (Salonika, Greece) 1
Friends' International Centre (Serbia) 1
Friends' International Centre (Vienna, Austria) 1
Friends' International Centre (Warsaw, Poland) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Ginn, Edwin, 1838-1914 1
Gulick, Sidney Lewis, 1860-1945 1
Hartshorne, Susan Vipont 1
Haskell, Henry S Allen ( Devere), 1891-1955 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
International International Peace Conference (2nd : 1907 : Hague, Netherlands) 1
Jameson, J. Franklin (John Franklin), 1859-1937 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Kirchwey, George W. (George Washington), 1855-1942 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
Kite, James, 1808-1856 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
MacClelland, Emma Chandler, 1892-1965 1
MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973 1
Masters, Rebecca K. (Rebecca Kite), 1843-1895 1
Mather family 1
Michener, John Morrison, 1894-1986 1
Newhall, Anna G. (Anna Greene), fld 1824-1863 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox: 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Quimby family 1
Religiöse Gesellschaft der Freunde (Quäker) 1
Rowe, L.S. (Leo Stanton), 1871-1946 1
Russell, Elbert, 1871-1951 1
Smedley, Jacob, 1835-1893 1
Smedley, Ruth K. (Ruth Kite), 1838-1914 1
Société religieuse des Amis (Quakers) Assemblée de France 1
Spencer, Robert, b. 1784 1
Swartz, Miriam (FHL donor) 1
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 1
United States. Navy 1
Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pa 1
Vipont family 1
Vipont, Elfrida, 1902-1992 1
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