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Henry J. Cadbury correspondence

 Collection — othertype: SC-016
Identifier: SFHL-SC-016


This collection primarily includes correspondence related to Frederick Tolles' article "Emerson and Quakerism" and to Henry Cadbury's article " Quakerism in Friedrichstadt.". Correspondents include Frederick Tolles, Bliss Perry, R.L. Rusk, Jessie Carter, and others.


  • Creation: 1936-1951


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

Henry J. Cadbury was a Quaker historian, educator, and bible scholar. Born into a Quaker family in Philadelphia in 1883, Henry Cadbury was a founder and active member of the American Friends Service Committee, serving as its Chairman from 1928-34 and 1944-60. He taught at Haverford College (1910-18), Bryn Mawr College (1926-34), and was Hollis Professor of Divinity at Harvard (1934-54). Thoughout his career Henry Cadbury lectured and wrote on peace issues. He was devoted to his studies of Quaker history and the New Testament.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (2 folders.))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Henry Cadbury. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1973.

Local Note

Henry Joel Cadbury was a Haverford alumnus, class of 1903.

Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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