Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.
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 the papers of Herbert Nicholson. It includes sections of a manuscript, letters to Herbert Nicholson from individuals he met in Japan, photographs of Herbert Nicholson and others, and Nicholson's research notes related to Japanese internment.
This collection includes correspondence from when Edith Forsythe Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a commonplace book, and teaching certificiates, among other materials.
This volume is composed of photographs from the Friends' Mission in Tokyo, Japan. Included are photographs of the Friends' Girls' school, teacher's residences, teachers and students, views of Tokyo, classes of Sunday school children, and classes of calisthenics, flower arrangement, Koto (traditional Japanese instrument). One photograph of white missionaries is labeled with the folowing names: G. Bowles, A.G. Lewis, I.E. Taber, William T. Ellis, and S. Ellis.
Anna Mary Woodward's scrapbook includes clippings related to Quaker history and Quaker meeting houses, clippings from The Friend, post cards of meeting houses, a Quaker calendar for 1911, clippings about Quaker ministers, materials of the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the reunion of two historic societies, and information about Friends' missions in Japan, China, and Ramallah.