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Quakers -- Russia

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Janet Speakman Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-353

The collection largely contains correspondence of Janet Speakman, a lifelong member of Swarthmore Monthly Meeting. The significant correpondence dates between 1922-1939 when she worked in civilian relief in France and Russia and later traveled through pre World War II Europe.

Dates: ca. 1918-1971

Philip W. Smith Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-224
Abstract Philip W. Smith (1889-1981) was a Quaker dairyman from Bucks County, Pennsylvania, who was active in Russian concerns and a prominent peace activist. In 1925-1926, he spent two years on a collective farm in Russia, and in later life he traveled extensively for peace causes. He was a member of Buckingham Monthly Meeting. This collection contains his correspondence, several journals and day books, photographs, writings on Russia, dairy farm records, and information on various groups he was...
Dates: 1906-1981

Daniel Wheeler family papers

 Collection — Othertype SC-145
Identifier: SFHL-SC-145

This collection includes papers of Daniel Wheeler. Included are accounts of the family while living in Russia, a description of the death of Daniel's wife Jane, letters from Daniel and his daughter Sarah to their friend Ellis Yarnall and his daughter Sarah. Also included are letters to various other Quakers, concerning issues of Quaker spirituality, and an account of the death of Daniel Wheeler by his daughter Sarah.

Dates: 1820-1843