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Rebecca Timbres Clark Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-026
Overview Rebecca Timbres Clark (1896-2000) was a Quaker nurse and social worker. She and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres (1899-1937), performed relief work under the auspices of the AFSC in Eastern Europe in 1921-22 and worked with Rabindranath Tagore in Bengal, India, in 1931-34. In 1936-1937, the couple worked in the malaria unit in Soviet Russia. After Harry Timbres' death, Rebecca returned to the U.S. She married Edgar Sydenham Clark (1885-1961) on July 2, 1943, and the couple moved to...
Dates: 1853-1999 [bulk 1920-1990]

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Overview William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Parry H. Paul papers concerning Quaker relief work in Russia

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-094
Abstract

This collection includes papers of Parry H. Paul's time in Eastern Europe on a Quaker relief mission between 1921 and 1923. Included are his daily journal, photographs of Warsaw and Russia in the 1920's, lecture notes on agricultural relief in Russia, and a copy of Robert Dunn's article on the same subject.

Dates: 1921-1923

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American Friends Service Committee 2
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1