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Kaltenbach Family Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-291
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of letters written by John E. Kaltenbach to his parents, Edward C. and Ethel Kaltenbach, from Wesleyan University, Yale Divinity School, and while working as the acting director for the Scattergood Hostel for European Refugees in Iowa. Also a small number of letters from his sister, Linda Kaltenbach, while a student at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1933-1941

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Abstract

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

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Abstract 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

Robert Levering Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-080
Abstract

Robert E. Levering is a pacifist and Quaker. He has been the co-author of Fortune magazine's annual list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For," and a speaker on workplace trends and management strategies aimed at improving workplace productivity. Levering is a graduate of Swarthmore College and the Martin Luther King Jr. School of Social Change.

Dates: 1967-1972

Emma Chandler MacClelland Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-094
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1918-1919

Gilbert MacMaster papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1016
Abstract 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
Abstract

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

Thomas C. Potts correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-150
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to Ethel, his wife, while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee in 1920.

Dates: 1920

Quaker United Nations Office Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Quaker United Nations Office
Dates: 1970-

Esther B. Rhoads papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Abstract 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

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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
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Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
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Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
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Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 2
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Neely, Frances E. 2
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Snyder, Edward F. 2
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Tokyo Friends Center 2
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Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
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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
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Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Babbitt, James A. 1
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Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
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Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
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Bowles, Herbert E. 1
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Boyce, Eunice B. (Eunice Bassett), 1811-1864 1
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Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
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Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
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Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 1
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Civilian War Services Conference (1943 : Chicago, Ill.) 1
Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- 1
Coleman, John Royston 1
Columbia University 1
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