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Rees, Emory J., 1870-1947


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Deborah Rees African Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-239
Overview Emory J. and Deborah Gorman Rees were Quaker missionaries in South Africa 1899-1903 and participated in Friends African Industrial Mission (FAIM) in British East Africa (now Kenya) from 1903 to 1926. The collection contains primarily the correspondence of Deborah with her mother and sister, Sarah and Zoa Gorman. The letters begin in 1899 and continue through 1925, with breaks when the Reeses returned to the United States. Also included are stories, letters from Emory to his family, and...
Dates: 1899 - 1985

Deborah Rees African photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-112
Identifier: SFHL-PA-112

Deborah and Emory Rees were Quaker missionaries to East Africa (today's Kenya). Photographs include the Reeses at work in Kaimosi and elsewhere in East Africa, 1899-1909 and 1911-1926. Some photographs are labeled, none are dated.

Dates: 1899 - 1926

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Quaker missionaries 1
Quaker women -- Correspondence 1
Quakers -- Africa -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Africa, East -- History 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1