An Inventory of the E. Carlton MacDowell Papers, 1917-1927

(1 box; 0.5 linear ft.)

RG 5/095


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Abstract
E. Carlton MacDowell (Edwin Carlton) (1887-1973) was a Quaker zoologist and relief worker. The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memorabilia, pictures and other papers, relating to MacDowell's involvement in Quaker relief activities in France during and after World War I. Includes material relating to American Friends Service Committee's Reconstruction Unit and Message Committee, Berlin Centre Committee, and Friends Council for International Service.

Background note:
BIOGRAPHICAL AND HISTORICAL E. Carlton MacDowell (Edwin Carlton) (1887-1973) was a Quaker zoologist and relief worker in France after World War I.

Scope and content
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memorabilia, pictures and other papers relating to MacDowell's involvement in Quaker relief activities in France during and after World War I. Includes material relating to American Friends Service Committee's Reconstruction Unit and Message Committee, Berlin Centre Committee, and Friends Council for International Service.

Arrangement
Arrangement The collection is divided into five series:


Added entries

Subjects
  • Berlin (Germany) -- Charitable and social work
  • France -- Charitable and social work
  • France -- History -- 1914-1940
  • Germany -- Charitable and social work
  • International Relief -- France
  • International Relief -- Germany
  • International Relief -- Societies, etc.
  • Quakers -- France
  • Quakers -- Germany
  • Quakers -- Societies, etc.
  • Quakers -- United States
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- France
  • Reconstruction (1914-1939) -- Societies, etc.
  • Social service -- Religious aspects
  • Social service -- Societies, etc.
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- France
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Religious aspects
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- War work
Additional Authors and Contributors
  • American Friends Reconstruction Unit
  • American Friends Service Committee -- Message Committee
  • Berlin Centre Committee
  • Council for International Service
  • MacDowell, E. Carleton (Edwin Carlton), 1887-1973
Credits
Processed by: Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date: 1974
Restrictions: Use Restrictions Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.
Sponsor: Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries


Inventory

DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE RECORDS
Notes
Note to Researchers: To request materials, please note both the location and box numbers shown below:

Ser. 1. Correspondence, 1917-1927, n.d.

Correspondnece of E. Carleton MacDowell Box 1

Ser. 2. Documents, 1917-1919, n.d.

Documents of E. Carleton MacDowell
Includes communications from his draft board, safe conduct passes from the Red Cross and from American military authorities, and other documents from MacDowell's stay in France.
1917-1919, n.d. Box 1

Ser. 3. Minutes, reports, and related material, 1922-1925, n.d.

Minutes, reports, and other material
Materials received by E. Carleton MacDowell from Quaker agencies in Europe while a member of the American Friends Service Committee's Message Committee. Included are reports from Friends' Council for International Service and minutes of the Berlin Centre Committee.
1922-1925, n.d. Box 1

Ser. 4. Pictures
Box 1

Pictures of war devestation and reconstruction in France (mostly negatives)

Ser. 5. Memorabilia
Box 1

Quaker stars, American Red Cross badges.