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Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Overview Edward W. Evans (1882-1976) was a Quaker leader and lawyer active in the educational and peace concerns of the Society of Friends. The collection primarily contains papers compiled by Edward W. Evans during his time as Secretary of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Orthodox), from 1938-1946. Of particular interest are the materials concerning Civilian Public Service. The collection is significant in its documentation of pacifist attitudes and the ways in which the Society of Friends was active...
Dates: 1920, 1938-1951

Friends Committee on National Legislation Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-047
Abstract

A Quaker lobbying group established in 1943 to bring conscience and spiritual values to the political process in Washington; it grew out of the work of the Friends War Problems Committee in 1940.

Dates: 1943-

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Overview Nelson Fuson was a physicist and educator, active in Quaker concerns. The collection contains extensive correspondence and papers concerning his service as a conscientious objector in Civilian Public Service during World War II. As the child of missionaries to China, his hope was to do relief service in China, and many of the papers deal with CPS China Units. However, the China Units were never activated and Fuson was assigned to camps in Maryland, Indiana, New York, and North Dakota. He...
Dates: 1909-1996

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Overview

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Overview Gilbert MacMaster (1869-1967), a Quaker, was involved in charitable work in post-World War II Europe. The papers include his letters, photographs, and diary, which covers his and Margarethe Lachmund's (his wife) 30 years of service (1920-1950) with the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) child feeding mission in Germany, after World War I, as head of the Friends Center in Hamburg, during Hitler's rise to power, and as American Friends' representative in Basel, Switzerland, during World...
Dates: 1901-1968

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview

The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.

Dates: 1940-1941

Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Overview The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 6
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 4
World War, 1939-1945 4
Quakers 3
correspondence 3
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
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Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker women 2
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Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 2
Society of Friends -- Japan 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
diaries 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 1
California -- Politics and government 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- United States 1
Cooking, American 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
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Haverford (Pa.) 1
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Illinois -- Politics and government 1
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Japan -- History 1
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 1
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Lobbying -- California 1
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Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Missionaries 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Pacifism -- History -- Sources 1
Pacifism -- United States 1
Pacifists -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Peace -- Religious aspects 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 1
Peace movements -- United States 1
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Philosophy -- Study and teaching 1
Quaker missionaries 1
Quakers -- Congresses -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Diaries 1
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Quakers -- Education -- Japan 1
Quakers -- Germany -- History -- 20th century 1
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Quakers -- Political activity 1
Quakers -- Switzerland 1
Quakers -- Tennessee 1
Reconstruction (1939–1951) 1
Refugees 1
Religion -- Study and teaching 1
Rhodes Scholarships 1
Sermons 1
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- France 1
Society of Friends -- Missions 1
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Society of Friends -- Political activity 1
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 1
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Religious aspects 1
War -- Moral and ethical aspects 1
War -- Religious aspects 1
Wisconsin -- Politics and government 1
Women -- Societies and clubs 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Evacuation of civilians 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 1
autobiographies (documents) 1
family papers 1
lecture notes 1
postcards 1
scrapbooks 1
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Language
English 8
German 1
 
Names
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
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Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (China Unit) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Lagro, Ind.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Powellsvile, Md.) 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Trenton, N.D.) 1
Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Columbia University 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friends Civilian Public Service Cooking School 1
Friends Committee on Legislation of Northern California 1
Friends Committee on Legislation. Southern California Section 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Hadley, Jeanette 1
Harker, Charles H. 1
Harvard University 1
Haverford College 1
Hester, Hugh B. (Hugh Bryan), 1895-1983 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Hügel, Friedrich, Freiherr von, 1852-1925 1
Illinois-Wisconsin Friends Committee on Legislation 1
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 1
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 1
Kenworthy, Leonard Stout, 1912- 1
Levering, Samuel R. 1
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 1
MacMaster, Gilbert 1
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 1
Michigan Agricultural College 1
Neely, Frances E. 1
Nelson Fuson, 1913-2006 1
Niles, Mary Cushing Howard 1
Noel-Baker, Philip, 1889-1982 1
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 1
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Japan Committee 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Mission Board 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 1
Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 1
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 1
Snyder, Edward F. 1
Steere, Dorothy M., 1908-2003 1
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 1
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 1
United Nations Association 1
University of Oxford 1
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 1
Willoughby, George, pacifist 1
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 1
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 1
World Alliance for International Friendship through Religion 1
World Council of Churches 1
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