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Herbert Hadley FWCC Research Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-269

Scope and Contents

Research and editorial papers of Herbert M. Hadley which were assembled when he wrote a history of the Friends World Committee, Quakers World Wide, which was published in 1991.


  • Creation: 1937-1994


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Collection is open for research.

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Biographical / Historical

Herbert M. Hadley served as General Secretary of Friends World Committee in Birmingham, England, from 1956-1962, then moved to Philadelphia to head the FWCC American Section until his retirement in 1980. Born in Oklahoma, he graduated from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas, in 1939. He was married to Ruthanna Davis Hadley.


1.5 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Language of Materials



Herbert M. Hadley served as General Secretary of Friends World Committee. He wrote a history of FWCC entitled Quakers World Wide.

Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ruthanna Davis Hadley, 1999 (Accession #99-007)

Related Materials

The archives of the Friends World Committee American Section are held by Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, RG1/001.

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