Harold Chance journals, reports, and evaluation of Friends Peace Service work
Journals, reports, and surveys written by Harold Chance documenting his visits to and continuing relationships as an AFSC staff member with Evangelical Friends meetings, mostly in the western United States. The collection includes nine journals, 1949-1956, Friends Peace Service evaluation surveys, 1956 & n.d., and a number of miscellaneous reports to Friends Peace Service Council. Among the former is a report on the Second American Conference of Evangelical Friends (1950) and one on the Student Conference on Peace and International Relations (1955).
- Friends Peace Service. Council (Contributor, Organization)
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This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
Harold J. Chance was the Director of Friends Peace Service of the American Friends Service Committee from 1943 to 1962. The son of John and Mabel Wood Chance of Hardin County, Iowa, Harold married Wannitta Allee in Oskaloosa in 1924. After his retirement, Chance moved to Florida where he died in 1975.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (3 folders.))
Ownership and Custodial History
Given to Friends Historical Library by J. Passmore Elkinton with the permission of Harold Chance.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--J. Passmore Elkinton. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1950 & n.d.
- American Friends Service Committee
- Conference of Evangelical Friends (2nd : 1950 : Wichita)
- Friends World Committee for Consultation. American Section
- New England Yearly Meeting of Friends. Committee on Peace and Social Concerns
- North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ). Peace and Social Concerns Committee
- Society of Friends -- Arizona
- Society of Friends -- Colorado
- Society of Friends -- Congresses
- Society of Friends -- Idaho
- Society of Friends -- Nebraska
- Society of Friends -- New Mexico
- Society of Friends -- North Carolina
- Society of Friends -- Oklahoma
- Society of Friends -- Oregon
- Society of Friends -- Texas
- Society of Friends -- Washington (State)
- Student Conference on Peace and International Relations (1955 : Wichita)
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- Archives, Personal Papers, And Manuscripts (Appm)
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