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Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...

Edwin B. Bronner papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1171
Scope and Contents Papers from the Fourth World Conference of Friends (Quakers) which was held at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1967. Edwin Bronner was chair of the Executive Committee of the American Section, but there was worldwide representation by Friends and guests. A well known speaker at the conference was U.N. Secretary General U Thant. Boxes 1-8 relate to the 1967 Fourth World Conference of Friends. Boxes 9 -11 contain materials on the business of Friends World Committee,...

Stephen G. Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1240
Overview Stephen G. Cary graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933 and from Haverford College in 1937, earning a master's degree in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and was the chairman of the AFSC from 1979-1991. Cary was a member of the Haverford College Board of Managers from 1955-1969. In 1969 he joined the staff as vice president of development. He was acting president of...

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...

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.

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.

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...

Quaker United Nations Office Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Quaker United Nations Office