George Magee papers
Scope and Contents
The collection primarily consists of letters from Charles Sommer to Mr. and Mrs. George Magee, but also includes an award certificate and letter to Mrs. Magee from the Belgium Relief Committee. Sommer speaks of his mission in France, the beauties of Paris, and the work he has been doing, such as building wooden huts for refugees and overall impressions about the population under siege of war. There is also a certificate from the Belgian Relief Committee to Mrs. James F. Magee, Jr. for relief work, 1915-1919, signed by the Belgian ambassador, Baron de Cartier and the chair of the Belgian Relief Committee, I.I.R. Henry.
- Magee, George (Person)
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George Magee was a member of the Haverford College Relief and Reconstruction Unit first assembled on the campus in 1917; Charles Sommer's letters indicate that over the period 1916-1919, he was a member of the University of Pennsylvania's Philomathean Society, the War Victims Relief Unit in France, the American Friends Reconstruction Unit at Haverford, in France, and at home in Ohio, and that George Magee was his mentor.
The collection primarily consists of letters from Charles Sommer to Mr. and Mrs. George Magee, but also includes an award certificate and letter to Mrs. Magee from the Belgium Relief Committee.
The George Magee papers were donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1991 by George Magee.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed February, 2016.
- George Magee papers, 1916-1919
- Kara Flynn
- February, 2016
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