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Friends' Opportunity in the Orient


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College. 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

Friends Opportunity in the Orient was an unofficial Hicksite organization which sponsored a Quaker teacher in Canton, China, in the 1920s.

Letters, treasurer's reports, pictures and other papers relating to the work of the organization.

The collection is organized into four series. The series are:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Treasurer's Report
  3. Pictures
  4. Other papers relating to the organization.

For current information on the location of materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Gift of Bernard Walton, 1957

These papers were given to Bernard Walton, secretary, by Alfred Wright, treasurer, and by Bernard Walton to the Friends Historical Library.

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Collection Inventory

Letters written, mostly by or about Margaret Hallowell (Riggs) Augur., 3/12/1923-2/11/1924.
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Treasurer's Report, 1/5/1924.
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Box 1

Canton Hospital Annual Report, 1922.
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