A. Keith and Ruth Smiley slides
Scope and Contents
This collection contains slides of: Ruth Smiley's 1952 trip to Quaker sites in England; Keith Smiley's 1973 trip to East and South Africa with view of East Africa Yearly Meeting and projects of Partnership for Productivity in SOuth Africa; and other scenes, mostly Philadelphia area Quaker meetinghouses, as well as some international sites including Cordillera Friends Meeting (Bolivia).
- 1952 - 1976
Limitations on Accessing the Collection
This collection is available for research use.
Copyright and Rights Information
Permission to reuse, publish, or reproduce items in this collection beyond the bounds of Fair Use or other exemptions to copyright law must be obtained from the copyright holder or their heirs/assigns. See http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-RUU/1.0/.
Biographical / Historical
A. Keith Smiley, a member of the Quaker family which owns and manages Lake Mohonk Mountain House, was a board member of the Production for Productivity Foundation from 1969 to its end. He was active in Quaker activities and served as member of the Friends World Committee executive committee and its subcommittee Sharing the World’s Resources. Lake Mohonk Mountain House was established in 1869 by Albert and Alfred Smiley near New Palz, N.Y., and was the site of a special conferences (Lake Mohonk Conferences of Friends of the Indian and Lake Mohonk Conferences on International Arbitration) as well as the regular meeting location for Partnership for Productivity.
Ruth Smiley was a Quaker and advocate for conservation. She was a member of New Paltz Meeting.
.3 Cubic Feet (1 box; stored with PA164, and PA165.)
A. Keith and Ruth Smiley were Quakers active in the Mohonk area. This collection consists of slides they took on their travels to England, Africa, and other sites.
Originally PA 161 Keith Smiley African Slides were processed separately from PA 162 Ruth Smiley slides. In 2019, these two collections were consolidated.
- Zoe Peyton Jones
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
Find It at the Library
Most of the materials in this catalog are not digitized and can only be accessed in person. Please see our website for more information about visiting or requesting reproductions from Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College Library
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore Pennsylvania 19081 USA