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Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of six volumes of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from the 1904-1937. Three volumes of the collection were handwritten, and the remaining three were typed by Allen. While the diaries in this collection cover a wide range of topics, entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs in each location Allen visited. In addition, Allen describes Quaker meetings he lead, and religious and political...
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...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's M.A. thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of Inazo Nitobe, and includes two 5,000 yen Japanese notes, three letters, addressed to: Anna Hartshorne, Anna Brown, and Henry Brown, as well as a postcard featuring a portrait photo of Inazo Nitobe.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on the American Quaker, Anna C. Hartshorne, and the Japanese Quaker, Inazo Nitobe, collected by Esther B. Rhoades. The collection includes mainly Nitobe's correspondence, but also includes photographs of various members of the Hartshorne family, as well as members of Inazo Nitobe's family.
Scope and Content note This collection contains correspondence from Elizabeth Vining to Charlotte, Alfred, and Ellen Oppler. If a letter has the original envelope, the envelope is found immediately behind the letter. There is one envelope from December 12, 1969 that does not appear to have a corresponding letter.