American Friends Service Committee
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The American Friends Service Association collection includes correspondence, meeting minutes, reports of AFSC intervention overseas, various AFSC pamphlets and booklets, and other publications. Dates range from mid-1920s to the late 1970s. The original organization for the collection has been kept with a few exceptions. Upon receiving the collection, mold was discovered and most of the documents had to be scanned onto clean paper. All of these files have remained in the same folder and...
Collection — Drawer 1
Dates: c. 1942-1946
Collection — Box 42
Scope and Contents This collection reflects Homer Morris’s career as an academic economist and longtime member of the Earlham College board (1930-51), and especially the Morris’s work for the American Friends Service Committee. It contains class notes, correspondence, calendar book and publications as well as material pertaining to personal business, social justice issues, and the peace movement. Homer Morris was a member of the teaching faculty (1918-28) in Economics, and an alum (Class of 1911).
Scope and Contents This collection of material gathered by his son Leonard S. Kenworthy (1912-1990) documents his life and varied activities. It represents his work at various schools and Meetings in New York, Indiana, Ohio, and Washington, D.C., as well as his time with the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1871-1986; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1987
Scope and Contents The Richard Eastman Papers are comprised of Richard Eastman’s personal and professional papers. Topics include Religious Society of Friends, Friends General Conference, and the American Young Friends Conference (1940s-1950s). There are also professional papers (minutes, memorandums, financial budgets, reports, media) that profile different committees of the American Friends Service Committee (1960s and 1970s). The collection also has materials from different Quaker affiliated organizations and...
Scope and Contents The Sumner A. Mills Papers is a small but important collection of materials relating to a leading Indiana Friend of the twentieth century. It is especially useful for the reconstruction work of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) in France in 1918-1919. The Mills Collection includes two diaries of Sumner Mills, one at Earlham College for 1917-1918, the other, much more detailed, of his work in France in 1918-1919. Also included is a large album of photographs taken in France, and a...
Dates: 1917-1930; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/1998
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence on Quaker affairs, especially relating to the Five Years Meeting. It apparently is a fragment of Woodward's papers, most of which are still in the hands of family.