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Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Authority: Quaker Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Leonard Friedrich papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-071
Scope and Content note This collection includes photocopies and reproductions related to Leonhard Friedrich, and includes: an exhibition copy of an indictment notice from the Gestapo, in German, dated September 18, 1942, citing the reason for arrest as his “politically negative attitude to the National Socialist state, evidenced by his pacifist and pro-Jewish attitudes, particularly in the context of his prominent role in the Society of Friends (Quakers),” a translation of that notice by Paul Oestreicher, June 11,...
Dates: 1942-1986

Kathleen Hertzberg papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-093
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence and typed manuscripts on the Dukhoubors by Kathleen Hertzberg.
Dates: 1970

William R. Hughes papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-100
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript, "The Friends of Jakob Beheme," an essay describing a visit to former Nazis interned after the war, and correspondence in both German and English.
Dates: 1952

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single photocopy of Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary." In his entries, Kenworthy describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany. Entries provide details about meetings he attended and records correspondence he wrote and received as letters and telegrams.
Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Scope and Content note This collection contains materials related to Gilbert Macmaster, the majority of which are correspondence written and received by MacMaster during his years living in Germany through the end of his life in Switzerland, with the bulk of this correspondence covering the years 1940-1967. The collection also includes diaries, essays, photographs, passports, and miscellaneous papers. Major topics represented in the collection are relief aid to Germany through the AFSC child feeding mission,...
Dates: 1901-1968

Thomas C. Potts correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-150
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to his wife, Ethel while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee during 1920. Beginning with obtaining his passport in April 1920, Thomas C. Potts relays to his wife, Ethel, the entire period of his service through July 1920 to assist with child feeding in Germany after World War I under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee. He is an...
Dates: 1920

Rhoads family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-107
Abstract This collection includes letters written by J. Edgar Rhoads to his family while he was in Germany administering war relief after WWI. Also included are the diaries of his grandfather, Jonathan E. Rhoads, from 1908-1910. These provide a record of daily appointments and expenses.
Dates: 1908-1920

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.
Dates: 1917-1954

Agnes Tierney papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.
Dates: 1922-1928

Ernest Votaw Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-154
Overview Ernest Votaw (1894-1988) was the Quaker administrator of a child feeding program in Germany in 1919-1922. The collection contains reports and related materials (some in German) of the Friends Feeding Mission, 1910-1923, other activities of the American Friends Service Committee, and reference material collected by Ernest Votaw in post-war Germany concerning jail conditions and other social problems. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and four articles written by...
Dates: 1913-1929