Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041
This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.
Overview and metadata sections
Margaret Hope Bacon (1921-2011) was an American Quaker scholar. An Alumna of Antioch College, she wrote biographies of prominent Quakers, including Henry Joel Cadbury. She also wrote fiction and nonfiction.
Henry Joel Cadbury (1883-1974) was a biblical scholar and Quaker historian. He was a professor at Haverford College and Harvard University. He was the director of the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) from 1928 to 1934 and from 1944 to 1960. He delivered the Nobel Prize lecture in 1947 on behalf of the AFSC and the British Friends Service Council, when the two organizations accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the Religious Society of Friends.
This collection contains research notes and cassette tape recordings created by Margaret Hope Bacon during the writing of her book Let This Life Speak: The Legacy of Henry Joel Cadbury, published in 1987.
The Margaret Hope Bacon collection on Henry Joel Cadbury was donated to Special Collections, Haverford College in 1993 by Margaret Hope Bacon. Accession no. 5697.
Processed by Mary A. Crauderueff; completed February, 2016.
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
- Finding Aid Author
- Mary A. Crauderueff
- Finding Aid Date
- February, 2013
- Access Restrictions
The collection is open for research use.
- Use Restrictions
Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).
The research notes are organized chronologically, ranging from 1900 through Cadbury's death. It also includes catagories labeled "topics," "about HJC," "books," "bibliography," "Obits," and "interviews," among others. These notes are on 4 x 6 inch cards