Thomas C. Potts correspondence
Scope and Contents
This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to Ethel Rhoads Potts, his wife, while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee in 1920. Beginning with obtaining his passport in April, 1920, Thomas C. Potts relays to Ethel the entire period of his service through July, 1920, assisting with child feeding in Germany after World War I under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee. He is an observant letter writer and all the letters are filled with details of life around him through sightseeing and organized visits, as well as inspections of feeding projects and personnel involved in the projects. Also included are three photographs of the German unit of the American Friends Service Committee.
- Potts, Thomas C. (Person)
The collection is open for research use.
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Thomas Charles Potts (1872-1955) married to Ethel Rhoads Potts (1870-1?-1962) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1907. Potts travelled to Germany in 1920, after the end of World War I, with the American Friends Service Committee to aid in relief efforts, specifically the feeding of children.
This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to Ethel, his wife, while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee in 1920.
The Thomas C. Potts correspondence was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1986 by Sarah R. Benson.
Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March, 2016.
- Thomas C. Potts correspondence, 1920
- Kara Flynn
- March, 2016
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