Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Series — Box 1, Folder: 10-13
Scope and Contents Letters written by Ann Taylor Updegraff Allen to her family from the 1920s to the 1950s (folders divided by decade). The letters follow her through boarding school (the Kodaikanal School for Missionaries' Children, Highclerc Campus, as well as schools in England and Switzerland) to Bryn Mawr College, from where she graduated in 1942. Ann was the third child of David Benjamin Updegraff and Melanie Atherton Updegraff, following David Dirick (1919-1920), who died in infancy, and Melanie Parke...
Dates: 1920 - 1959
File — Box 1, Folder: 10
Overview Claud Lovat Fraser was born in London on May 15, 1890 to Florence Margaret Fraser, an amateur artist, and Claud Fraser, a city solicitor. He became a clerk at his father's law firm but left in 1911 to seriously pursue art. In 1914, Fraser enlisted with the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps and was quickly commissioned to the 14th Battalion of the Durham Light Infantry. He suffered from poor health and was eventually discharged in 1919. In 1916, he met Grace Crawford and the two were...
Dates: 1906 - 1923
Overview Melanie Atherton Updegraff (1886-1973) was a 1908 graduate of Bryn Mawr who went on to do missionary work for the Presbyterian Mission Board alongside her husband, Reverend David Benjamin Updegraff. The two were primarily stationed in Kolhapur and later Nipani, in West India. The collection includes correspondence between Updegraff and her sisters, children, and sister-in-law, among other family members, photographs of the Atherton and Updegraff families, an autograph collection, and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1910s-1980s; 1685-2020
Overview This collection contains the papers of Richard Warren Thompson (1949-1973), a Quaker from Kansas City, Missouri, who attended Westtown Boarding School and served with the American Friends Service Committee in Vietnam in 1972 and 1973. His papers illustrate his vibrant childhood and college years, Thompson being an outspoken advocate for peace and helping others. He was a Conscientious Objector and resisted the draft in Vietnam, and instead chose to live in Vietnam on his own terms, as a...