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Emily Simon letters


Held at: Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections [Contact Us]370 Lancaster Ave, Haverford, PA 19041

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Emily Parker Simon was born in 1904. She was a peace activist and director of the Committee for World Development and World Disarmament from 1952 until her retirement in 1968. She had also been a member of the executive committee of the American section of the Friends World Committee in New York City and Baltimore, and for many years was chairman of the National Policy Committee of the Women's International League. She died in 1978, at the age of 74.

The Friends World Committee on Consultation (FWCC) was formed after the Friends World Conference in 1952 "to act in a consultative capacity to promote better understanding among Friends the world over."

This collection conains a handwritten letter from Emily Simon to Elizabeth Bartlett with an account of a meeting of the Friends World Committee on Consultation in Jamaica, 1950.

This collection is arranged in a single folder.

Processed by Alexandra Stern; completed December, 2018.

Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections
Finding Aid Author
Alexandra Stern
Finding Aid Date
December, 2018
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Collection Inventory

Emily Simon letters, 1950.
Box 56

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