An Inventory of the Rachel Davis DuBios Papers, 1920-1993

(10 boxes; 5 linear ft.)

RG 5/035

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Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was a Quaker educator, writer, and a pioneer in the interfaith and interracial dialogue and intercultural education. This collection contains the personal papers of Rachel Davis DuBois, including correspondence, writings, her work with interracial, intercultural, and interfaith projects, personal logs and notes, and miscellaneous material.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL Rachel Davis DuBois (1892-1993) was active throughout her long life initiating and maintaining numerous projects and conferences to promote intercultural and interfaith understanding, shaping the field of intercultural education through her teaching and conferences, corresponding with a long list of friends and associates, writing articles and books, and much more. She worked closely with the New York Friends Center and Earlham College, as well as the Southern Christian Leadership Conference and major Jewish groups. She was a pioneer in inter-faith and inter-racial dialogue and intercultural education and traveled all over the U.S. and abroad to share her programs with other communities.

Rachel Davis was born in 1892 into a Quaker family in Salem County, New Jersey, the daughter of C. Howard and Bertha Haines Davis. She earned a degree in natural science at Bucknell University, Pa., in 1914.

Her first job was as a teacher at a high school in Glassboro, New Jersey. In 1920, she traveled with her husband, Nathan DuBois, to the first World Conference of Friends held in London, England. At this Conference, she learned about the race riot in Chicago and affirmed a lifetime commitment to pacifism. On her return to the U.S., DuBois was inspired by an article by W.E.B. DuBois in which he contended that war would not be overcome until racial prejudice and injustice were overcome. This was crucial to her decision to devote her life to fostering better relationships between cultural and racial groups.

DuBois's experiences contributed to the development of the Group Conversation method, a means of intergroup communication by sharing common experiences. Group Conversation took place in small informal groups of adults who spontaneously shared memories, mostly drawn from childhood, with the aim of achieving a better understanding of the similarities in each other's lives. When she resumed teaching in 1924 at the Woodbury High School in New Jersey, she developed a series of programs to highlight the history and cultural contributions of various ethnic groups. She left Woodbury in 1931 to work for a degree at Teachers College, Columbia University. Three years later, she was the catalyst in the formation of the Service Bureau for Human Relations, an organization which assembled speakers and provided materials on the contribution of all ethnic groups to American society. As Director, she worked with the U.S. Commissioner on Education to develop a popular and award winning series of radio programs, “Americans All- Immigrants All.”

After she resigned from the Service Bureau in 1941, DuBois went to California to attend a month-long seminar led by Gerald Heard, a philosopher who taught that the universe is one organic whole, held together by the power of love. When she returned to New York, she proceeded to “put the pieces of my life in order.” She obtained an amicable divorce, completed the work for a Doctorate in Educational Sociology at New York University. Her thesis was published as Build Together Americans (Hinds, Hayden and Eldridge, 1945). With other leading academics, she founded the Workshop for Cultural Democracy. The Workshop gathered groups in individual homes, where understanding of differences was encouraged and respect was fostered in an informal setting. After a successful program at PS 165 in New York City, she took Group Conversation to other cities. The U.S. State Department sent DuBois to West Germany from 1951-1952, where she trained teachers and social workers in methods of intergroup relations. In 1953, she worked with the Chicago project of the East European Fund (Ford) in its work of integrating the latest newcomers to American life.

In the late 1950's, DuBois concluded that there was a need to adapt Group Conversation for the use of the Society of Friends. She devised the process which came to be known as the Quaker Dialogue Process in 1958. With the backing of the Advancement Committee of the Friends General Conference, she introduced Quaker Dialogue to over 400 groups in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and eight countries in Europe. She was 67 when she started her first Dialogue tour.

In 1965, Dr. Martin Luther King asked her to use the dialogue method in the civil rights struggle. She joined the Southern Christian Leadership Conference staff in Atlanta for two years, where she conducted workshops and trained several Group Conversation leaders. At this time, she also became involved in the interfaith movement and was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Office of Christian-Jewish Relations of the National Council of Churches of Christ.

Rachel spent 1971-74 working at Earlham College, Indiana, training college and community leaders in group methods for developing mutual acceptance among the races. In cooperation with Earlham and a group of community leaders in Richmond, a Center for Ethnic Awareness was established.

After moving back to southern New Jersey in 1977, DuBois adapted group Conversation to the “Living Room Gathering.” Sponsored by the New Jersey Committee for the Humanities, this work fostered the development of intercultural understanding in the local communities of her region.

DuBois continued to work on many of her projects until the late 1980's, particularly the Quaker Dialogue and Interfaith relations projects. She died in 1993 at the age of 101.

1892 Rachel Davis was born to C. Howard and Bertha Haines Davis, a Quaker family in Salem County, New Jersey
1914 Graduated from Bucknell University, Pa.
1914-1920 Taught high school in Glassboro, NJ
1920 Attended first World Conference of Friends in London; became involved with pacificism and race relations
1924 Resumed teaching in 1924 at the Woodbury High School, worked to foster inter-cultural dialogue
1931 Began working for a degree at Teachers College, Columbia University
1934 Helped form the Service Bureau for Human Relations
1941-1945 Resigned from the Service Bureau; obtained amicable divorce; completed Doctorate in Educational Sociology at New York University
1951-1952 Worked at creating dialogue in West Germany for the US state department
1953 worked with Chicago project of the East European Fund (Ford)
1958 Created the Quaker Dialogue Process
1967 Toured to promote Quaker Dialogue Process
1965 Joined Southern Christian Leadership Conference staff in Atlanta at Martin Luther King, Jr.'s request, conducted workshops
1965 Became involved with interfaith movement
1971-74 Continued diversity training at Earlham College, Indiana and established Center for Ethnic Awareness
1977 Moved to southern New Jersey in 1977, worked to create community accross cultural lines
1993 Died at the age of 101
Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT This collection contains the personal papers of Rachel Davis DuBois, including correspondence, writings, her work with interracial, intercultural, and interfaith projects, personal logs and notes, and miscellaneous material.

Arrangement The collection is divided into nine series:

Added entries

  • Ecumenical movement - Society of Friends
  • Leadership - Religious aspects - Society of Friends
  • Quaker - Social life and customs
  • Quaker authors
  • Quaker social reformers
  • Quakers - Education
  • Quakers - New Jersey - Salem County
  • Race relations - Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
  • Religious education
  • Social reformers - Society of Friends
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • Rachel Davis DuBois, 1892-1993
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Date: 1994
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Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Personal Materials, 1939-87, n.d.
Box 1

Biographical Material
Also includes the Report of the International Conference of Women at The Hague, organized by WILPF, 1920, and minutes from a meeting of the Emergency Service Bureau, 1920.
1920-85, n.d. [Bulk: 1966-77] Folder 1.

99th and 100th birthday articles and correspondence, obituaries, and other miscellaneous personal material 1939-93, n.d. [Bulk: 1992-93] Folder 2.

Newspaper clippings regarding Rachel Davis DuBois 1963-87 and n. d. Folder 3.

Ser. 2. Correspondence, 1920-92 and n.d

Emily A. Allen
See also Folder 5.
1951-71 Folder 4.

Inge Bauer, Emily Allen and “Elizabeth” 1946-86 Folder 5.

Landrum Boiling 1971-83 Folder 6.

"David Castle regarding Group Conversation,” 1962-69, n.d. Folder 7.

Paul Douglas and Frank Aydelotte 1968, 1945 Folder 8.

Robert Greenleaf
Includes articles by Greenleaf.
1964-66, n.d. Folder 9.

Irene Malvan, Gertrude Rohr, and other correspondents (mostly foreign) 1932-62 (banded together) Folder 10.

Zeng Pratoomratha and other correspondents, mostly African and Asian
Also includes “My People, the Thailanders."
1949-80 Folder 11.

Viola Purvis 1978-84, n.d. Folder 12.

“Important Letters,” for Swarthmore Historical Society
Also includes conference programs, n.d.
1984-87 Folder 13.

Miscellaneous correspondence with Quakers 1966-69, n.d. Folder 14.

New York Friends Center correspondence 1967-74 Folder 15.

“Personal letters” 1969-82 Folder 16.

“Foreign letters” 1944-87, n.d. [Bulk: 1972-84] Box 2

“Correspondence file 1”
Some letters marked “Personal Letters,” and many are from European correspondents.
1944-89. [Bulk: 1951-70] Folder 18.

“Correspondence file 2”
Many are from European correspondents, all appear to be personal in nature.
1940-87. [Bulk: 1951-80] Folder 19.

“Correspondence file 3”
Some “Foreign letters,” all appear to be personal in nature.
1938-91. Folder 20.

Letters by RDD to publishers for her autobiography 1968-77, n.d. Folder 21.

Letters from publishers regarding her books 1938-74. Folder 22.

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1920-1992

Miscellaneous correspondence 1920-92 Folder 23.

Also includes: “Service Bureau for Intercultural Education” pamphlet and her article “Futurism, Quakerism and Me,” 1978.
1928-89 Folder 24.

Loose correspondence. 1933-90 [Bulk: 1978-90] Folder 25.

Miscellaneous correspondence
Also includes Quaker Dialogue reports, 1963, and articles by RDD.
1956-89 Box 3

Miscellaneous correspondence 1964-83 [Bulk: 1964-75] Folder 27.

Miscellaneous correspondence sent by RDD 1962-83, n.d. Folder 28.

Miscellaneous correspondence received by RDD 1949-83, n.d. Folder 29.

Ser. 3. Group Conversation and other Community Projects, 1954-71, n.d.

Information packets and pamphlets regarding the Workshops Folder 30.

Documents and pamphlets regarding New York Friends Center's work with the Group Conversation method 1968-69 Folder 31.

Document and pamphlets regarding New York Friends Center Training Workshops for Group Conversation material 1966-71, n.d. Folder 32.

Community Friendship Projects (also known as Community Dialogue Program) material and related correspondence 1963-65, n.d. Folder 33.

Financial appeals, Sources and Foundations, for RDD's work in Group Conversation 1954-70, n.d. Folder 34.

“Art of Group Conversation,” an essay by RDD
See also most of the miscellaneous papers, Folders 145-163.
n.d. Folder 34.

Ser. 4. Quaker religious and race relations material, 1920-81, n.d.

New York Yearly Meeting Race Relations Committee material
Includes minutes and papers with notes by RDD. Also includes related correspondence, and material regarding Rev. Albert Cleage.
1967-73 Folder 35.

Material regarding Quakers and race relations
Removed: Sixth National Conference of Friends on Race Relations, 1967 (see copy in FHL, BX7748.47.N2 A2), which includes position papers by RDD; Race Relations
1960-69, n.d. Folder 36.

A Guide to Action, by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Committee on Race Folder 36.

Quaker Dialogue material
Includes evaluation reports, personal responses, and notes. Also includes the “Handbook for Leaders of Quaker Dialogue,” by RDD.
1952-79, n.d. Folder 37.

Friends' General Conference material, including information on RDD's workshop 1961 Folder 38.

Booklists from the Friends' General Conference on Religion Folder 39.

Miscellaneous material relating to Quakers 1920, 1952, n.d. Folder 40.

Notes and writing by RDD on Religious Education in Meeting Folder 41.

Miscellaneous correspondence with Quakers
re: National Conference of Friends on Race Relations, 1970, material (see Folder 14)
1966-69, n.d. Box 4

New York Friends Center correspondence
See also: Folder 15, “Futurism, Quakerism and Me,” 1978; Folder 24, Quaker Dialogue reports, 1963; Folder 26.
1967-74 Box 4

Information packets and pamphlets regarding the Workshops for Cultural Democracy and Quaker Dialogue projects
See folder 30.
n.d. Box 4

Documents and pamphlets regarding New York Friends Center's work with the Group Conversation method
See folder 31.
1968-69, n.d. Box 4

New York Friends Center Training Workshops for Group Conversation material
See folder 32.
1966-71, n.d. Box 4

Teacher's Conference (for “Quaker and Negro” teachers) material and correspondence
See folder 42.
1965-67 Box 4

Loose pamphlets.
Includes “Survey of the Friends Meeting, Woodstown, NJ,” 1930, by Wilbur K. Thomas; “Friends World Conference, 1937: Report of Commission I. The Spiritual Message of the Religious Society of Friends.” (see Folder 166).
Box 4

See also certain logs, Folders 63, 65, 67-8,71-2, 74, 76-7, 82-3, 87, 92, 106, 110-11, 118; and most of the miscellaneous papers, Folders 145-162.

Ser. 5. Intercultural Education material, 1942-67, n.d.

Teacher's Conference (for “Quaker and Negro” teachers) material and correspondence 1965-67 Folder 42.

Intercultural Education writings by RD
Originally under the name "Ruth Davis." Includes “The Brown God,” guides and reports on Intercultural Education, notes on Lithuanians, and chapter drafts for book Americans All. “Service Bureau for Intercultural Education” pamphlet.
1942, n.d. Folder 43.

See also most of the miscellaneous papers, Folders 145-163.

Ser. 6. Interfaith Relations material, 1970-91, n.d.

Interfaith Dialogue material and related correspondence
Also includes Interreligious Currents, Winter 1985, Winter/Spring 1988, and Fall 1990.
1973-84, n.d. Folder 4.

Interreligious Dialogue Group (Christians and Jews) notes, reports and essays,
Also includes Homework for Jews, by Arthur Gilbert, n.d.
1976-85 Folder 45.

Interfaith and Jewish Relations material and related correspondence
Includes material and correspondence, 1976-1984, n.d.; miscellaneous correspondence, 1976-84 [Bulk: 1976-81]. Also includes removed articles from the New York Times.
1976-84, n.d. Folder 46

Holocaust and Jewish Relations material and related correspondence
Includes a publication by the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism (1990-91) and “Zionism, Judaism and Racism: A Study Guide,” a pamphlet by Balfour Brickner. Removed related news articles from the New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor, 1980-88.
1970-91, n.d. Folder 47.

Ser. 7. Essays and notes, 1945-79, n.d.

Published writings, 1926-76 Folder 48.

Essays and writings
Includes “An Experiment in Conscious Borrowing of Ethnic Cultural Patterns,” “Art of Group Conversation,” and excerpts from “Build Together Americans.”
1945, 1979, n.d. Folder 49.

Typescript for her autobiography, All This and Something More: Pioneering in Intercultural Education
See also many of the miscellaneous papers, Folders 145-163.

Section I. Includes some related correspondence Folder 50.

Section II: “Futurism, Quakerism and Me”
See folder 24.
1978 Folder 51.

Pamphlets on Group Dialogue, the Service Bureau for Education, Workshop for Cultural Democracy, and Intercultural education 1927-34, n.d. Folder 168.

LP recordings of her radio program
“Americans All, Immigrants All.” Includes her 2nd Program, “Our English Heritage,” and her 13th program, “Jews in the U.S.”
(6 recordings)

Ser. 8. Logs and loose notes, 1925-87,, n.d.

Including work related a well as personal reflections.

Loose logs. 1925-77, n.d. [Bulk: 1934-50]. Folder 52.

Logs 1927-[1935?], n.d. Folder 53.

Logs with letters and other material inserted. 1933-53, n.d. Box 5

Loose notes and reflections. 1935-64, n.d. Folder 55.

"Radio Journal, Series H.” 1939-40, n.d. Folder 56.

"Mostly on Break, S. Bureau; Adamic Intro.” [1940?], n.d. Folder 57.

Loose notes and reflections. 1941-79, n.d. Folder 58.

Logs 1942-54, n.d. [Bulk: 1952-3] Folder 59.

"England,” and other European travels. 1952, n.d. Folder 60.

"Cambridge.” 1952, n.d. Folder 61.

Logs 1956, n.d. Folder 62.

"Baptists take me to California to do [illegible] for local Quakers.” [1958?] Folder 63.

"Southern Trip, The First Dialogue.” 1959 (Spring) Folder 64.

"Frogmore, Daytona Beach, D. C. Dialogue.” 1959. Folder 65.

1959-61, n.d. Folder 66.

"Quaker Dialogue Tour II, Mid-West.” 2mo-3mo 1960 Folder 67.

"Quaker Dialogue.” 1960 (Fall) Folder 68.

"Mexico.” 12/1960-1/1961 Folder 69

"Mexico." 12/1960-1/1962 Folder 70.

"Quaker Dialogues, Tour III, S. West and California.” 3mo-4mo/1961 Folder 71.

"California Dialogue, AFSC stuff.” 1961 Folder 72.

"Teenage Dialogue, etc” 6mo-9mo/1961 Folder 73.

Dialogue reports 1 Imo-12mo/1961 Folder 74.

"Southern Trip” 1/1962 Folder 75.

"Quaker Dialogue” 2mo-4mo/1962 Folder 76.

"Eastern Seaboard Dialogue” 1962 (Winter) Folder 77.

"Notes on Science and Tech,” etc. 1962, n.d. Folder 78.

"Boston Trip” 1962 (Fall) Folder 79.

Includes removed NY Times article from 1968.
1962-64, n.d. Folder 80.

Log 1mo-2mo/1963 Folder 81.

"NYC Dialogue S.” 1mo-2mo/1963 Box 6

"South Central Yearly Meeting.” 5/1963 Folder 83.

"Canadian Trip.” 9/1963 Folder 84.

"Canada.” 1963 Folder 85.

"Virginia.” 1963 (Fall) Folder 86.

"Race Relations, FGC.” 1963 Folder 87.

Log 1963-66, n.d. Folder 88.

Log 1963-77, n.d. Folder 89.

Also includes loose notes from 1982.
1964 (Spring). Folder 90.

"Mid-West Log.” 1964 (Spring) Folder 91.

"Lake Erie Assoc. YM, Dialogue Training Ann Arbor, Canadian Friends Service Committee.” 8/1964, n.d. Folder 92.

"NYC.” 9/1964 Folder 93.

"Atlanta, Augusta,” etc. 1964, n.d. Folder 94.

1964-70, n.d. Folder 95.

"Birmingham, SCLC Convention,” etc. 1965 Folder 96.

"Atlanta 1; Notes: Murphy, Human Potentialities” [2/1965?] Folder 97.

"Birmingham.” 1965, n.d. Folder 98.

"Atlanta, Reports, Interviews.” 1965, n.d. Folder 99.

"Atlanta, Pre-Louisville Plans.” 1965, n.d. Folder 100.

"Atlanta, Birmingham,” etc. 1965-66, n.d. Folder 101.

"Louisville.” 1966, n.d. Folder 102.

"Atlanta, Louisville” 1966. Folder 103.

"Nashville, Louisville II, Mesterville, Columbus.” 1966. Folder 104.

"Frogmore.” 1966, n.d. Folder 105.

"Ideas for Earlham Black Studies,” etc. 1967-71, n.d. Folder 106.

"Log for Europe.” 8mo-11mo 1969. Folder 107.

"Log for Europe; quotes.” 1969, n.d. Folder 108.

"Trip to 8 Countries.” 1969-70. Folder 109.

"Earlham Report.” 1969-72, n.d. Folder 110.

"Earlham; Wm. Penn exp.” 1971 Folder 111.

"Ithaca; Quotes; Ecol gy,” etc. 1972, n.d. Folder 112.

Log 1972-73, n.d. Folder 113.

Log 1972-73, n.d. Folder 114.

"Mainly Huxley quotes on dying; other quotes.” 1972-76, n.d. Folder 115.

Includes “India Log, 1974-5.” 1973-75, n.d. Folder 116.

Notes marked “not clearly written but.. valuable.”
1974, 1989, n.d. Folder 117.

"Pendle Hill, Middle East,” etc. 1975, n.d. Folder 118.

"Quotes; Ethnicity; American Indians.” 1977, n.d. Folder 119.

Log 1977-80, n.d. Folder 120.

Log 1977-81, n.d. Folder 121.

Also includes a letter to RDD written in 1953.
1977-87, n.d. Folder 122.

Log 1978, n.d. Folder 123.

"Arts, Training NCCJ II, LIZ Gathering,” etc. 1978, n.d. Folder 124.

"Ethnicity.” 1978-79. Box 7

Log 1979-80, n.d. Folder 126

"Blending; Friends School; Japanese Tea.” 1979-80, n.d. Folder 127

Log 1981, n.d. Folder 128

Log 1983, n.d. (water logged) Folder 129

With many references to past events, 1917-33
1987 Folder 130

"German journal #2.” n.d. Folder 131

"Nyack, NY.” n.d. Folder 132

Log n.d. Folder 133

Log n.d. Folder 134

"C.C.C.; quotes; poems; books.”
Includes article dated 1969
n.d. Folder 135

"HAAF and consultants in Group Conversation.” n.d. Folder 136.

“Topics for Early [Morning?]”
Includes logs and notes for topics.
1948-74, n.d. Folder 137.

Notes for speeches and articles
Includes undated rough unbound notes.
2/1977, n.d. () Folder 138.

Part I. Folder 139.

Part II. Folder 140.

Ser. 9. Miscellaneous papers, 1920-93, n.d.
Box 8

Photographs, mostly from her trip to Germany. n.d. Folder 141.

Checklist of RDD collection held at the Immigration Historical Research Center (material returned to RDD) n.d. Folder 142.

Reference material from folder marked “1986-1987”
Includes newspaper clippings and pamphlets, 1964-66, n.d. Articles without notes or comments were removed.
Folder 143.

Papers regarding RDD's McCarthy hearing
Includes a chapter draft on the, hearing, the official transcript and RDD's statement on the hearing, preparation notes, and related correspondence with friends, senators and McCarthy. Some reference material removed (see folder).
6mo-7mo 1953, n.d. Folder 144.

Miscellaneous papers, 1920-1993, n.d.
Includes brochures, reports and educational materials.

Miscellaneous papers 1939-75 Folder 145.

Miscellaneous papers 1976-81 Folder 146.

Miscellaneous papers from "Box of material”

Miscellaneous papers
Includes writings; workshop notes; biographies of RDD; copies of photos and correspondence by Susan Landgroff, 1981-92; 100th birthday articles and notes; and 1922 letter.
1922-92, n.d. [Bulk: 1952-92] Folder 147.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes notes for workshops and lectures (particularly regarding civil rights), correspondence (including a letter to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), workshop reports and writings.
1964-66, n.d. Folder 148.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, 1942-88; “Notes in London,” 1920; memo by Mabel Carney, 1934; and writings by RDD regarding Intercultural Education, her various intergroup projects, and spirituality, 1941-89.
1920, 1934, and 1941-89, n.d. Folder 149.

Miscellaneous papers,
Includes workshop information, clippings marked “Speech material” or otherwise annotated, correspondence, etc.
1933-87, n.d. Box 9

Miscellaneous papers
Includes notes and reports on projects, workshops, religion and teaching, 1939-84. Also includes genealogical information, articles written by and about RDD, and correspondence, 1934, 1976-85.
1934-85, n.d. Folder 151.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes notes, correspondence, clippings, material for workshops, etc.
1938-80, n.d. Folder 152.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, 1954-93, n.d., writings by and about RDD, 1938-72, n.d., and chapter drafts.
1938-93, n.d. Folder 153.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes notes, reports and responses to Group Conversation, Quaker Dialogue, Intercultural Education and Living Room Gatherings, 1941-84. Also includes information on Bayard Rustin, writings and notes (including the Germany trip) by RDD, 1950-76, and correspondence, 1982-88.
1941-88, n.d. Folder 154.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes Group Conversation material, 1964-86; correspondence, 1941-2, 1972-5 and 1985-9; reports on work and travel; Intercultural Education ideas; articles by RDD, 1942-77; and New York Friends Center publicity lists.
1941-89, n.d. Folder 155.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, her published and unpublished essays, 1967-86, notes and workshop material. Also includes an obituary she wrote for Ann Yarrow, 1955.
1944-90, n.d. Box 10

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, notes and logs, articles regarding the Quaker Dialogue and Group Conversation projects, publicity material for her books and workshops, and various other articles by and about RDD.
1946-84, n.d. Folder 157.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, 1948, 1961, 1976-90; writings on Quaker Dialogue, Community Dialogue, Workshop for Cultural Democracy, Living Room Gatherings; published articles by RDD; Report of Powell House International Search, 1968; etc.
1947-90, n.d. Folder 158.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence with the University of Minnesota, 1972-73; notes and correspondence regarding the Intercultural Dialogue Groups and the Workshop for Cultural Democracy.
1955-81, n.d. [Bulk: 1972-81] Folder 159.

Miscellaneous papers .
Includes “Important” notes, articles, etc.
1960-88, n.d. [Bulk: 1980-88] Folder 160.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, news clippings about RDD and articles that she marked as useful, essays by RDD on Group Conversation, Quaker Dialogue, Workshop for Cultural Democracy and other topics.
1961-89, n.d. Folder 161.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes correspondence, topics for Group Conversation and Quaker Dialogue, andfinancial matters of the FGC.
1962-84, n.d. Folder 162.

Miscellaneous papers
Includes material regarding the death of Benjamin Albert Botkin, RDD's writings on Group Conversation, and other material regarding RDD.
1967-75, n.d. Folder 163.

Loose item, [incense holder?]
Stored with relics collection.
Folder ++ 164.

Signed pamphlet on Langston Hughes n.d. Folder 165.

Loose pamphlets
Includes “Survey of the Friends Meeting, Woodstown, NJ,” 1930, by Wilbur K. Thomas; “Friends World Conference, 1937: Report of Commission 1. The Spiritual Message of the Religious Society of Friends”; and “The Realness of Witchcraft in America” 1947, by A. Monroe Aurand, Jr.
1930, 1947 Folder 166.

Photocopy of cover and inscription of book, Old Meeting Houses, by John Russell Hayes, which was dedicated to Rachel D. DuBois Folder 169.