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Bainbridge C. Davis Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-212
Abstract Bainbridge C. Davis (1910-1993) was a Quaker active in many concerns and organizations. He worked as a Foreign Service Officer, serving in Venezuela, Jamaica, Chile, and Panama. He retired early, at the age of 62, to devote himself to Quaker causes. He worked to improve race relations and opposed U.S. support for dictatorships. Organizations and committees which he was active in include the Friends World Committee for Consultation, American Friends Service Committee, and Pendle Hill. He was...
Dates: 1960-1993

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-237
Abstract 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

Ross Flanagan Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-064
Abstract

Ross Flanagan (1934- ), is Quaker pacifist and activist, has been involved in many Quaker-sponsored projects, peace, and civil rights activities. In the 1950s he served on the staff of the American Friends Service Committee. He was an early protestor against the Vietnam war and worked with A Quaker Action Group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1970s Flanagan was involved in neighborhood revitalization projects in West Philadelphia.

Dates: 1962-1993; Majority of material found within 1964-1978

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-

Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-111
Abstract

The Friends Meeting for Sufferings of Vietnamese Children was founded in 1966, to bring injured and orphaned Vietnamese and Amerasian children to the United States for medical treatment. Some children were placed in foster homes or were permanent adopted. The organizers worked in cooperation with Welcome House in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, and with other organizations. The group disbanded in October 1969.

Dates: 1966-1969

Friends World Committee on Consultation records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1004
Abstract

Three separate sets of records of Friends World Conferences, the first through the third, dated 1926-1952.

Dates: 1926-1929, 1934-1937, 1949-1952

Nelson Fuson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-261
Abstract 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

Holmes-Webb Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Abstract 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

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Abstract Dr. O. Edward Janney was a prominent Quaker doctor from Baltimore who was active in many of the social reform movements of his time. He worked with the Society for the Suppression of Vice in Baltimore and labored in the causes of temperance, woman suffrage, inter-racial relations, peace, and other reforms. In 1907, Dr. Janney gave up the practice of medicine to devote his energies full time to reform activities. The collection contains correspondence (1874-1945), diary (1914), memoirs,...
Dates: 1874-1945

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones (1863-1948) was a Quaker historian, mystic, and philosopher. Born in South China, Maine, to Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones, he taught philosophy at Haverford College between 1893 and 1934, and was involved in the Haverford Emergency Unit, American Friends Service, and Fellowship of Reconciliation, and is often attributed as having helped to unite Yearly Meetings in the United States. The collection consists of Rufus Jones’ correspondence, diaries, financial papers,...
Dates: 1779 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1952

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Harvard University 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Society of Friends 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Shipley family 2
Snyder, Edward F. 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
Bassett, William, 1803-1871 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bowles, Herbert E. 1
Boyce, Eliza B. (Eliza Bassett), 1807-1882 1
Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Brosius, Samuel M., 1851-1938 1
Brown family 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burr, Barbara R. 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carter family 1
Citizens Local Alliance for a Safer Philadelphia 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
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Columbia University 1
Comfort family 1
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