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Thomas and Eliza Foulke Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-071

Scope and Contents

Contains the research papers of Norma Adams Price and Barbara Sprogell Jacobson, authors of a book about Thomas and Eliza Foulke who were prominent Friends and members of Gwynedd Friends Meeting.

Dates

  • 1921-1989 [bulk 1987-1989]

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

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Biographical / Historical

This collection consists of the papers accumulated from 1987-1989 by Barbara Sprogell Jacobson in the course of researching and writing her and Norma Adams Price's book about the Foulkes: Thomas and Eliza Foulke of Gwynedd Friends Meeting: What Love Can Do. Thomas Albert Foulke (1893-1962) and Eliza Moore Ambler Foulke (1893-1987) were prominent members of Gwynedd Meeting. They served for the AFSC in Japan (1949-1950) and were influential in the unification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings in 1956.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language

English

Overview

Thomas Albert Foulke (1893-1962) and Eliza Moore Ambler Foulke (1893-1987) were prominent members of Gwynedd Meeting. They served for the AFSC in Japan (1949-1950) and were influential in the unification of the two Philadelphia Yearly Meetings in 1956. Collection contains the research papers of Norma Adams Price and Barbara Sprogell Jacobson, authors of a book about Thomas and Eliza Foulke who were prominent Friends and members of Gwynedd Friends Meeting.

Arrangement

The collection is divided into four series:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Draft, What Love Can Do
  3. Miscellaneous
  4. Final draft of “Friends' Remembrances of Thomas and Eliza Foulke.”

Physical Location

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Barbara Sprogell Jacobson, 1991, 1993; Accession Number: 91.22

Separated Materials

A photograph of the George School Class of 1912 was removed and placed in Oversize.

Processing Information

Consists chiefly of correspondence and tributes from people who knew the Foulkes and drafts of “What Love Can Do.” The materials were sorted and divided into three series. Photographs were removed for proper storage.

Title
An Inventory of the Thomas and Eliza Foulke Research Papers, 1921-1989 [bulk 1987-1989]
Author
FHL staff
Date
1993
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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