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French War Victims Fund collection


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

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The French War Victims Fund was established by members of New York Yearly Meeting (Orthodox) in 1870 to aid the French civilian victims of the Franco-Prussian War, working with Friends in London. William Wood was appointed to administer the account which was laid down in May 1871.

Source of acquisition--New York Yearly Meeting. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1997.

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