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Abstract Alma A. Clarke was an American who volunteered in World War I helping French orphans through the Committee France-America for the Protection of the Children of the Frontier and as a Red Cross Auxiliary Nurse in the American Red Cross Military Hospital No. 1 in Neuilly-sur-Seine. The Alma A. Clarke papers provide an in depth view into a World War I nurse's memories and views on her service in France. For the most complete view of Clarke's experiences in France, a researcher should first examine...
Dates: 1914 - 1946
Overview Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), a novelist and short story writer, was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in 1886. Best known for his short story "Heart of Darkness" (1902), Conrad also wrote a number of novels on his travels. The collection includes letters from Conrad and third party letters, as well as three corrected typescript drafts.
Dates: 1898 - 1943
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, prints, and legal papers of three Quaker families, Cope, Collins, and Morris. It primarily includes letters by Mary Ann Cope Morris and letters to Eliza Cope Collins; including the letter of the latter's husband William Morris describing cholera epidemic in Philadelphia, as well as abolitionist activity, Philadelphia Quaker life, Yearly Meetings and a trip through an Oneida Indian village with details about life there. In addition, there are...
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of a single volume notebook of copied extracts of the letters of Thomas P. Cope from Norway. The note on the first page is as follows: " Extracts from letters of Thomas P. Cope from Norway 6 mo 5, to 7 mo 4 89. The following selections have been made at the request of friends and have been taken from family letters. It is hoped they will prove instructive as well as interesting although, as will be observed they are chiefly narrative and descriptive," signed...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of materials related to the settlement of Thomas P. Cope's estate. Included are letters and documents of Edward Evans, Walter Penn Shipley and members of the U.S. Treasury and U.S. District Attorney's office.