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World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends

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Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

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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.

Friends Ambulance Unit Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Ambulance Unit
Abstract Collection contains pamphlets, periodicals, and annual reports.

Friends' Relief Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends' Relief Committee
Abstract Collection contains pamphlets, mostly undated, issued by the Friends' Relief Committee ca. 1921-1922.

Friends Relief Service Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends Relief Service
Abstract Collection includes pamphlets and periodicals.

Friends War Relief Service Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends War Relief Service
Abstract Collection consists of pamphlets and correspondence, including one 1943 letter which documents, as part of the letterhead, the name change from Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee to Friends War Relief Service: "Friends War Relief Service, incorporating F.W.V.R.C. and Civilian Relief Section of F.A.U." [Friends Ambulance Unit].

Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee
Abstract Collection includes pamphlets, annual reports, and periodicals.

Quaker Emergency Service records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-192
Abstract The collection is organized into four folders: the group's general records, including the initial plan and charter; the records of the Civilian Readjustment Committee, the post-war arm of the group; information on a project in Brazil; and writings by people outside the group. Of interest are transcript talks given by Peter F. Amoroso of the New York Department of Correction, and Austin H. MacCormick of the Osborne Association. There is also a carbon copy, attributed to John S. Gough, of the...

Josiah P. Marvel collected Quaker Emergency Service records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-221
Abstract Collection contains primarily Marvel's files on the wartime projects of the Quaker Emergency Service, 1942-1945, and its postwar Civilian Readjustment Committee, including typed minutes, 1947-1961. Also includes papers concerning the Spears Mobile Clinic which operated in Syria with the help of the Friends Ambulance Unit, including a typescript describing the mission; the dispersal of French funds, 1954-1958, raised by Mme. de la Noue for her Centre Guynemer and deposited with the Quaker...