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French War Victims Fund collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-241
Identifier: SFHL-SC-241


Contains an accounting of funds raised for the War Victims Fund by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), 1870-1871, together with cover letters for contributions made to the Fund.


  • Creation: 1870-1871


Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The French War Victims Fund was established by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1870 to aid the French civilian victims of the Franco-Prussian War, working with Friends in London. William Wood was appointed to administer the account which was laid down in May 1871.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

French War Victims Fund collection
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