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Rhoads family papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-107
Identifier: SFHL-SC-107
Abstract

This collection includes letters written by J. Edgar Rhoads to his family while he was in Germany administering war relief after WWI. Also included are the diaries of his grandfather, Jonathan E. Rhoads, from 1908-1910. These provide a record of daily appointments and expenses.

Dates: 1908-1920

Sky Island Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-121
Abstract

Sky Island was a refugee vacation hostel run by the American Friends Service Committee in copperation with the American Christian Committee for Refugees from about 1938 until at least 1947. Flora E. Pottenger was a teacher from Warsaw, Indiana, who worked at Sky Island during the summer of 1946. Her Sky Island papers, all photocopies, include correspondence, reports, and photographs.

Dates: 1945-1947

Edward F. Snyder Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-241
Abstract Edward Furnas Snyder is a Quaker lobbyist for peace, civil rights, and economic justice. He joined staff of Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1955 and retired in 1990 as Executive Secretary of the FCNL Snyder argued against legislation for a U.S. military draft and excessive military spending; worked for cultural and scientific exchanges between Soviet and U.S. citizens to lessen tensions of the Cold War. Edward and Dorothy Snyder have long been tax resisters arguing that the...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950-

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
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

Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey) Thomas Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-149
Abstract Wilbur K. Thomas (1882-1953), a Quaker born in Indiana, was executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee from 1918 to 1929. He graduated from Friends University in 1904, served as pastor of various Quaker churches, graduated from Yale Divinity School in 1907, earned a Ph.D. from Boston University in 1914, and was a member of Boston Friends Meeting after 1909. He was director of the Carl Schurz Memorial Foundation in Philadelphia from 1930 to 1946. The collection contains...
Dates: 1914-1933

Agnes Tierney papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Service Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Dates: 1922-1928

Harry Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-172
Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of Harry Garland Timbres and Rebecca Timbres Clark.

Dates: 1936-1937

Bonnie Tinker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-290
Abstract

Bonnie Tinker (1948-2009) was a Quaker social activist who campaigned for peace and gay and lesbian right. This collection contains drafts and correspondences concerning the movie "Love Makes a Family" (1992) produced by Bonnie Tinker. The collection also contains personal papers, fundraising for the project, and reference material on non-traditional forms of family.

Dates: 1963-2009

Howard Haines Turner Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-210
Abstract

Howard Haines Turner (1909-1996) was a Quaker economist and educator who was active in a variety of social concerns, particularly in improving the justice system. He also had a lifelong interest in cooperative communities and worked in South Vietnam under the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC).

Dates: 1927-1995

Ernest Votaw Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-154
Abstract Ernest Votaw (1894-1988) was the Quaker administrator of a child feeding program in Germany in 1919-1922. The collection contains reports and related materials (some in German) of the Friends Feeding Mission, 1910-1923, other activities of the American Friends Service Committee, and reference material collected by Ernest Votaw in post-war Germany concerning jail conditions and other social problems. The collection also includes a small amount of correspondence and four articles written by...
Dates: 1913-1929

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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
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
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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
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Bassett, Hannah, 1815-1855 1
Bassett, Ruth, d. 1860 1
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Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
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Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
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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
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Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
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Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 1
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Civilian Public Service 1
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 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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