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American Friends Service Committee lantern slides of World War I relief work

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-AFSC
Overview English and American Quakers were involved in relief efforts in Europe during and after WWI. These efforts were begun by English Quakers of London Yearly Meeting, and later joined by the American Friends Service Committee. They expanded the scope of their aid from France to also include Russia, Serbia, Poland, Austria, and Germany. The lantern slides in this collection were taken during these relief efforts and, along with lecture notes, sent back home to Friends groups who would use the slides...
Dates: 1914 - 1922

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

Richard Cadbury photograph albums

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-183
Overview The collection contains six photo albums compiled by Richard Cadbury (1885-1966), a Quaker social worker who volunteered for relief work in Poland, 1921-1922.
Dates: 1911 - 1957

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Overview The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Overview Emma Chandler MacClelland was a Quaker who was involved in relief work in France during World War I with the American Friends Service Committee. She was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1895, and married Lee H. MacClelland after her return from France. She was a member of Reading Monthly Meeting at the time of her death in 1965. The collection contains correspondence of Emma Chandler MacClelland during the period, 1918-1919, in which she did relief work in France. Details her activities...
Dates: 1918-1919

E. Carlton (Edwin Carlton) MacDowell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-095
Overview E. Carlton MacDowell (Edwin Carlton) (1887-1973) was a Quaker zoologist and relief worker. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memorabilia, pictures and other papers, relating to MacDowell's involvement in Quaker relief activities in France during and after World War I. Includes material relating to American Friends Service Committee's Reconstruction Unit and Message Committee, Berlin Centre Committee, and Friends Council for International Service.
Dates: 1917-1927

Robert Hoopes Maris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-097
Overview Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served with the American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.. The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also a photograph album and other papers.
Dates: 1918-1920

Oliver Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W. Theodore,...
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

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

William Webb Price Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-126
Overview William Webb Price (1892-1961) was a Quaker architect, teacher, and actor, of Rose Valley, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly letters written by Price to his family while serving with Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France during and shortly after World War I; together with reports, financial papers, memorabilia, and printed material relating to Quaker reconstruction activities in France.
Dates: 1917-1923

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American Friends Service Committee 8
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Young, Mildred Binns 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
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American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Message Committee 1
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Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Berlin Centre Committee 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1885-1966 1
Council for International Service 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Haverford College 1
Hoffman, Ruth McCollin, b. 1890 1
Hollingsworth, H. (Henry), 1737-1803 1
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 1
James, Dorothy Biddle 1
Jenkins, Mehetabel, 1731-1815 1
Kite, Abbie, 1851-1919 1
Kite, James R. (James Rodman), 1840-1908 1
Kite, James, 1808-1856 1
Kite, Lydia B. (Lydia Bassett), 1813-1872 1
Koenig, Lucille 1
Lewis, Lucy Biddle, 1861- 1
MacClelland, Emma Chandler, 1892-1965 1
MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973 1
Maris family 1
Maris, Robert Hoopes, 1890-1975 1
Masters, Rebecca K. (Rebecca Kite), 1843-1895 1
Mifflin, Thomas, 1744-1800 1
Newhall, Anna G. (Anna Greene), fld 1824-1863 1
Oliver family 1
Oliver, Wendell French, 1893-1953 1
Oliver, William T. (William Theodore), 1854-1933 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Paul, Parry H. ((Parry Haines)), 1895- 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Price, William Webb, 1892-1961 1
Relief Missions of the Society of Friends 1
Richardson, Thomas, 1816-1867 1
Rickman, Lydia Cooper Lewis, -1885 1
Smedley, Jacob, 1835-1893 1
Smedley, Ruth K. (Ruth Kite), 1838-1914 1
Stirling, Anne Biddle, -1857 1
Swarthmore College 1
Swartz, Miriam (FHL donor) 1
Votaw, Albert H. (Albert Hiatt), 1850-1931 1
Votaw, Ernest, 1894-1988 1
Weigl, Karl, 1881-1949 1
Weigl, Vally 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Congress (1st : 1915) (The Hague, Netherlands) 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 1
Yarnall, D. Robert (David Robert), 1878-1967 1
Yarnall, Elizabeth Biddle, 1897-1975 1
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