Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Charles F. Jenkins (1864-1951) was a prominent Quaker who was involved with Green Street Monthly Meeting, the American Friends Service Committee, the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (1919-1934), and Friends Intelligencer. He was also a Manager of Swarthmore College for 40 years and President of the Board from 1933 to 1944. Includes correspondence about "Signers' Walk" at Far Country, 1939-46, and general correspondence, 1897-1947, relating to Swarthmore College, Quaker Meetings, William Penn,...
Overview Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. His son, Drew Pearson (1897-1969), was a syndicated national columnist. This collection contains photographs of the following subjects mostly related to Paul M. Pearson's life and work:...
Dates: 1890 - 1938
Overview Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. The collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, personal correspondence (1894-1938), writings (published and manuscript), extensive material on the Swarthmore Chautauqua as...
Dates: 1890-2011 (bulk 1890-1938)
- Quaker civic leaders 2
- United States Virgin Islands -- Administration 2
- United States Virgin Islands -- Politics and government 2
- Chautauquas 1
- Chautauquas -- History 1
- Germantown (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Horticulture -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Education 1
- Quakers -- Ireland 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 1
- Quakers -- Tortola 1
- Society of Friends -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Reunification 1
- United States Declaration of Independence -- Signers 1
- speeches (documents) 1 ∧ less