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Francis R. Bacon meetinghouse slides, 1948 - 1964

Identifier: SFHL-PA-029

Scope and Contents

This collection is part of RG5/006. It contains slides--some black and white, some colored--of meeting houses and other important Quaker sites in the United States and in England.


  • 1948 - 1964


Limitations on Accessing the Collection

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Francis R. Bacon (1878-1965), a birthright Quaker, was Dean of Western Reserve University's School of Architecture. Born in Haddonfield, N.J., son of Samuel Allen and Elizabeth Bacon, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Architecture in 1913. He married Edith Melrose Farquhar in 1915, and in the early 1920's they participated in the AFSC child feeding programs in Germany and Russia. They moved to Cleveland in 1923 and remained there until his retirement in 1953.


0.2 Cubic Feet (2 folders, 1 box)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Francis R. Bacon, April, 1963. Part of RG5/006.

Separated Materials

This collection was removed from the Francis R. Bacon papers, RG5/006.

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