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C. Lloyd Bailey papers on Seoul Monthly Meeting

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-159

Abstract

Includes Red Mitchell's correspondence with Ruth Watson, Lloyd and Mary Margaret Bailey, and Herbert Hadley, regarding the history of Seoul Monthly Meeting, 1984-1992. Also included is an information letter about the Quaker study group by Reginald Price, 1959, an account of Seoul Monthly Meeting visit, 1962, Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1964"Developments in Korea" and 1969"Meeting on Quakers in Korea"; "History of Seoul Friends Meeting, Religious Society of Friends" compiled by Dong Suk Cho and Yoon Gu Lee, and written by Shin Ai and Yoon Gu Lee, 1961, Friends in Korea, by Haeng Woo Lee, May 1969," History of Seoul Meeting- Yoon Gu Lee" audiotape from Lloyd and Mary Margaret Bailey's trip to Korea, 1992.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within 1959-1992-1969-1992

Creator

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

C. Lloyd Bailey was a Quaker and has been interested in compiling a history of Seoul Monthly Meeting as well as maintaining conversation with its members. He made a trip to North and South Korea in 1992. Seoul Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends was started as a Quaker study group, held in the homes of Arthur "Red" and Shirley Mitchell, Reginald and Esther Price, or at the SooDo Medical College Hospital. It included both silent worship and discussion. Involvement in workcamps was emphasized as well as interaction with Japanese Quakers. The attenders decided to become a Quaker meeting in 1960 under the Pacific Yearly Meeting (U.S.). The meeting held its first business meeting in 1961.

Extent

.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (12 items.))

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--C. Lloyd Bailey. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1993.
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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