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American Friends Service Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Friends Service Committee
Abstract

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) was set up in June 1917 as an outgrowth of and coordination point for the anti-war and relief activities of various bodies of the Religious Society of Friends in the United States.

Dates: 1917-

American Friends Service Committee Reference Files

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-032
Overview

Contains the reference files collected and assembled by American Friends Service Committee over many years to keep it informed of parallel service work by British and Irish Friends. Includes minutes, reports, and related papers of Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee, Friends' Council for International Service, Friends Service Council, and other Quaker relief agencies, mostly under the direction of London and Dublin Yearly Meetings.

Dates: 1916-1944

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-969
Abstract

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa (1894-1972) spent much of his life working with the International Labor Organization, and later served as a faculty member of the International Christian University in Japan. The collection consists primarily of personal letters, speaking of his belief in pacifism and his work in Geneva and Japan.

Dates: 1918-1964

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

Stephen G. Cary collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1320
Overview

This collection contains the personal materials of Stephen G. Cary and historical materials collected by Cary about his relatives.

Dates: 1714-2003

Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Phy-510
Scope and Contents

Records of contributions and related correspondence of the Civilian Public Service Fund Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite), 1941-1945.

Dates: 1941-1945

Elkinton, Waring Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1239
Overview This collection includes information about multiple generations of the Elkinton and Waring families. It is concentrated on two generations: firstly, that of Howard West Elkinton (1892-1955) and Katharine Wistar Mason Elkinton (1892/3-1961), his wife, and secondly, that of their daughter, Theodora Elkinton (1927-) who married Thomas Waring (1921-2001). It is a story of life choices made by these Quakers: for Howard and Katharine Elkinton, to serve under the American Friends Service Committee...
Dates: 1815-2006

Edward W. Evans Quaker Concerns Papers

 Collection
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: 1938-1951

Fisher-Brinton family papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-332
Overview The Fisher-Brinton collection contains the papers of an Irish-American and Pennsylvania family with roots in the earliest years of the Society of Friends. It includes correspondence, diaries, memoirs, photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials that reflect family and Quaker concerns, and, in particular, the Conservative branch of the Society of Friends. Abraham Fisher (1823-1909) was a member of a prominent Quaker family of Youghal County, Ireland. In 1871, he assumed a position as...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1846 - 2020; 1764 - 2020

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 18
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 11
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 10
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
 
Subject
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 16
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 12
World War, 1939-1945 11
Society of Friends -- Charities 9
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- Society of Friends 8
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correspondence 6
Quakers 5
Society of Friends -- International assistance 5
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious Objectors -- United States 5
Quakers -- History 4
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 4
Church work with refugees -- Society of Friends 3
Conscientious objection -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Conscientious objectors -- United States 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 3
Quaker women 3
Society of Friends -- Japan 3
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Society of Friends 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Germany 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- War work -- American Friends Service Committee 3
diaries 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
Algeria -- History -- Revolution, 1954-1962 2
Conscientious objection -- United States 2
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Homosexuality -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
International relief 2
Japan -- History 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Pacifism -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace -- Societies, etc. 2
Quaker businesspeople 2
Quaker missionaries 2
Quaker prison reformers -- United States 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Society of Friends 2
Society of Friends -- Austria 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Moral and ethical aspects 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Religious aspects 2
African Americans -- Civil rights 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Austria -- History -- 1938–1945 1
California -- Politics and government 1
China -- History -- 20th Century 1
Church work with gays -- Society of Friends 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Cold War 1
Conscientious objection -- Societies, etc. 1
Conscientious objectors -- Great Britain 1
Conscientious objectors -- History -- 20th century -- Sources 1
Conservative Quakers 1
Cooking, American 1
Courtship -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 1
Disarmament 1
Draft -- United States 1
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Ercildoun (Pa.) 1
Famines -- Russia 1
Farmers -- Pennsylvania 1
Finland 1
Food service 1
Food supply 1
France 1
Germany 1
Girl Scouts of the United States of America 1
Haverford (Pa.) 1
Hawaii 1
Hospitals -- China 1
Illinois -- Politics and government 1
Indians of North America -- Civil rights 1
International relief -- Africa 1
International relief -- France 1
International relief -- Russia 1
International relief -- Societies, etc 1
Japan 1
Jewish refugees -- 1938–1945 1
Lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 1
Lobbying -- California 1
Lobbying -- Illinois 1
Lobbying -- United States 1
Lobbying -- Wisconsin 1
Medical education -- China 1
Missionaries 1
Missionaries, Medical -- China -- Guangzhou 1
National service -- United States 1
Nonviolence 1
Nonviolence -- History 1
Nonviolence -- United States 1
Nuclear disarmament 1
Pacifism 1
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Language
English 40
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 16
Civilian Public Service 4
Marvel, Josiah P. (Josiah Philip), 1896-1959 3
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Big Flats, NY) 2
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French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 2
Friends Ambulance Unit 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 2
Haverford College 2
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 2
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.). Peace and Service Committee 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. New York Quarterly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Workroom Committee 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Civilian Public Service Fund Committee 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center (New York, N.Y.) 2
Society of Friends 2
Spears Mobile Clinics 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Thomas, Margaret Loring 2
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 1
American Friends Service Committee. Civilian Public Service 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Friends Service Committee. Refugee Section 1
Amoroso, Peter F. 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Blickenstaff, Harold 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brandt, Willy 1
Branson, J. (Julia) 1
Brethren Service Committee 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Cary, Elizabeth S. 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
Comfort family 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Council for International Service 1
Cousins, Norman 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 1
Deutsche Jahresversammlung (Society of Friends) 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Elkington, Peter W. 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, Katharine Wistar, 1892-1961 1
Emergency Committee for the Assistance of Germans, Austrians, and Hungarians in Distress (Society of Friends) 1
Esterbrook Steel Pen Manufacturing Company 1
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 1
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Foulke, Thomas Albert, 1893-1962 1
Friedrich, Leonhard 1
Friends Ambulance Unit Post-War Service 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 Relief Service 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends War Relief Service (London, England) 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) 1
Friends' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Fuson, Chester Garfield, 1881-1965 1
Fuson, Marian Darnell, b. 1920 1
Gamble, Ralph A. (Ralph Abernathy), 1885-1959 1
Gara, Larry 1
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