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Bowles family correspondence

 Collection
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

William Warder Cadbury papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1160
Overview

The papers of William Warder Cadbury, who was a Quaker medical missionary in China during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: 1877-1959

Alice Jones diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-037
Overview This collection is comprised primarily of the original, handwritten diary of Alice Jones, and a photocopy of the original. Diary entries discuss the history of the Friends School in Ramallah, Palestine, religious reflection and discussions concerning the divides between Muslims, Jews, and Christians in Palestine, and discussions concerning the politics within Palestine. Jones also provides descriptions of the children she teaches at the school.In addition to the Jones's diary,...
Dates: 1919-1946; 1930

Herbert Nicholson papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-138
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Herbert Nicholson. It includes sections of a manuscript, letters to Herbert Nicholson from individuals he met in Japan, photographs of Herbert Nicholson and others, and Nicholson's research notes related to Japanese internment.

Dates: 1949-1982

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