Robert Hoopes Maris Papers
Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081
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Robert Hoopes Maris (1890-1975) was a Quaker dentist who served as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I.
The collection contains chiefly correspondence with his family written while Maris was serving as a dentist with American Friends Service Committee in France after World War I. Also included are a photograph album and other papers.
The collection is divided into three series:
- Photograph album
- Miscellaneous material
Donor: Ruth O. Maris, 1979
- Dentistry -- France
- Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France
- Social service -- France
- Social service -- Societies, etc
- Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends
- Society of Friends -- France
- Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc
- Charities -- France
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
- Finding Aid Author
- FHL staff
- Finding Aid Date
- Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
- Access Restrictions
Collection is open for research.
- Use Restrictions
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Letters written while he was doing relief work in France as a member of the American Friends Service Committee (Friends War Victims Relief Committee), 1918-1919.
Includes a map of Camp Dix, Wrightstown, N.J.; a newspaper article based on a letter of Robert Maris about his relief work in France, June 1919; and a copy of the minutes of the last meeting of the Friends War Victims Relief Committee in France, 4mo 19, 1920.