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Archives & Manuscripts

Vietnam

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989

Stephen G. Cary papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1240
Overview Stephen G. Cary graduated from Germantown Friends School in 1933 and from Haverford College in 1937, earning a master's degree in international administration from Columbia University in 1943. Between 1946 and 1969, Cary worked for the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), and was the chairman of the AFSC from 1979-1991. Cary was a member of the Haverford College Board of Managers from 1955-1969. In 1969 he joined the staff as vice president of development. He was acting president of...
Dates: 1930-2002

Richard Thompson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1291
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson, a Quaker from Kansas City, MO who attended Westtown Boarding School and served with the American Friends Service Committee in Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. His papers illustrate his vibrant childhood and college years, Thompson being an outspoken advocate for peace and helping others. He was a conscientious objector and resisted the draft in Vietnam, and instead chose to live in Vietnam on his own terms, as a civilian generalist...
Dates: 1949-2013

Howard Haines Turner photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-082
Overview Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC). His photograph collection, dating from the early 1900s to about 1995, consists of color black and white and slide photos of his family,. friends, and travel.
Dates: 1913 - 1995