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American Friends Fellowship Committee Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-003
Identifier: SFHL-SC-003


Collection includes duplicate minutes and miscellaneous mailings received by Ellis W. Bacon. Of particular interest are intineraries of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles, and copies of correspondence between J. Passmore Elkinton, Chair of the Committee, and Clarence E. Pickett, Executive Secretary of the AFSC.


  • Creation: 1931-1932


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.

Biographical / Historical

The Message Committee of the American Friends Service Committee was founded in 1930 to encourage visitation and communication among members of the Society of Friends. Its name was changed in 1932 to the Fellowship Committee. Ellis Bacon, Clerk of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Hicksite) Committee on Ministry and Counsel for many years, was also a member of the Fellowship Committee.


.1 linear ft. (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))

Language of Materials



Arranged chronologically.

Ownership and Custodial History

Sorted by Allen S. Olmstead for Helen Bacon and given to Friends Historical Library through J. Passmore Elkinton.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Ellis Bacon Estate. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1961.

Inventory of the American Friends Fellowship Committee Papers
Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
Language of description
Script of description

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