Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
The papers document the lives of service of Quakers Gilbert Bowles (1869-1960) and Minnie Picket Bowles (1868-1958), Quaker missionaries and ministers in Asia and Hawaii for over 60 years, from 1896-1960.
This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.
Letter book of Thomas Chalkley (1675-1741), Quaker minister and businessman. Primarily business correspondence, most copied by his assistant, it also includes some personal references and provides insight into early 18th century maritime trade, particularly the Quaker relationships involved in trade with the West Indies.
The collection consists of a photo album that documents Dorothy Franklin's missionary work in Bolivia and her travel in South America during the inter war period. There are 161 original photographs in the album, mostly taken during her time in South America, however the last four pages are also dedicated to Franklin's home life in the US and her family. The albums containts photos of landscapes, Franklin herself and her associates, llamas, and pictures from the Bible school.
This collection contains a letter from Herbert V. Nicholson, a Quaker missionary and vocal opponent of Japanese internment camps, about the first established Japanese Yearly Meeting in 1917. Throughout the letter, he writes about the attendees, the regions they're coming from, as well as how the Yearly Meeting has much room to grow.
This collection contains materials relating to the South African apartheid, including correspondence, notes, draft reports, reports, essays, and other materials related to apartheid, racial justice, and Quaker involvement in these movements.
This collection is comprised of the single volume of Tetsuko Kawahara's master's thesis, entitled "The Friends Mission in Japan: 1885-1947." The thesis was for the Graduate School of International Affairs at the University of Tsukuba. The manuscript features chapters on: Quakerism and Foreign Mission, the Friends Mission in Japan: the beginning 1885-1900, Social Orientation of Quakerism in a Changing World, and the Friends Mission in Japan: the Transformation 1900-1947.
Letters and journal entries of John Letchworth (1749-1843) of Pennsylvania, a minister in the Society of Friends who is called to journey in New Jersey, New York, Maryland, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky to attend various Friends' Meetings, as well as to be present at Native American Councils.