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Ellen Starr Brinton Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-051
Abstract

Ellen Starr Brinton (1886-1954), Quaker, feminist and internationalist, served as the first curator of the Jane Addams Peace Collection (later the Swarthmore College Peace Collection) from 1935 until her retirement in 1951.

Dates: 1895-1980; Majority of material found within 1933-1954

A. Ruth Fry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-046
Overview [Anna] Ruth Fry was an activist and a writer born into a prominent Quaker family in England. From 1914-1924, she served as general secretary of the Friends Relief Commission, which provided help for refugees and others ravaged by World War I. Fry wrote about her experiences in A Quaker Adventure (1926). She was also the first chairman of the Russian Famine Relief Fund in 1921. Fry went on to write numerous books, pamphlets and tracts, on a variety of Quaker and peace topics. She died on...
Dates: 1905-1957

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  • Subject: Peace movements X
  • Subject: Quaker women X
  • Names: Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 X

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Albright, William A. 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1