Society of Friends -- Missions
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Box 22
Scope and Contents The papers include correspondence, copies of his published writings, unpublished manuscripts, a large collection of handwritten sermon notes, and drafts of both his history of Quakerism and his autobiography.
Scope and Contents The Thomas E. and Esther B. Jones Collection consists of personal papers of Thomas E. Jones, the president of Fisk University from 1926 to 1946 and Earlham College from 1946 to 1958, and his wife Esther (Balderston) Jones, a missionary teacher in Japan. It contains significant material on Quaker work in Japan, race relations, Earlham College, and Quaker affairs in the twentieth century.
Dates: 1911-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1992
Scope and Contents This collection consists of records of records of the United Society of Friends Women and its predecessor bodies, the Woman’s Foreign Missionary Union of Friends in America and the Woman’s Missionary Union of Friends in America. They are a rich source for the missionary activities of American Quakers since the 1880s and the establishment of Quakerism in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, and Central America. These records were housed for many years in the vault of First Friends Meetinghouse in...
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