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Boarding Schools

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Claud Lovat Fraser and Grace Crawford Lovat Fraser collections

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M25
Overview Claud Lovat Fraser was born in London on May 15, 1890 to Florence Margaret Fraser, an amateur artist, and Claud Fraser, a city solicitor. He became a clerk at his father's law firm but left in 1911 to seriously pursue art. In 1914, Fraser enlisted with the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps and was quickly commissioned to the 14th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry. He suffered from poor health and was eventually discharged in 1919. In 1916, he met Grace Crawford and the two were married...
Dates: 1906 - 1923

Richard Thompson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1291
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson (1949-1973), a Quaker from Kansas City, Missouri, 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...
Dates: 1949-2013