Papers, 1911-1975 bulk 1925-1960.

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Harley, George W. (George Way), 1894-1966. Papers, 1911-1975 bulk 1925-1960.

Papers, 1911-1975 bulk 1925-1960.

Diaries and journals, correspondence, writings and notes, subject files, account books, notebooks, scrapbooks, albums, photographs, printed material, clippings, and other papers, chiefly 1925-1960. The papers focus principally on the life and work of Dr. Harley and his wife Winifred J. Harley at the Methodist supported medical mission they founded and supervised at Ganta, Liberia. Includes material relating to Harley's work and interest in tropical and native medicine and Liberian anthropology and art, as well as his relationship with the Peabody Museum of Harvard University and the Foreign Economic Administration. Other topics include the impact of World War II in Liberia, the language and customs of the Mano Tribe, and the plantations of the Firestone Rubber Company. Correspondents include Thomas Smith Donohugh, E.A. Hooton, George Schwab, and William V.S. Tubman.

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Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology.

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Firestone Rubber Company.

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United States. Foreign Economic Administration

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Methodist Episcopal Church. Board of foreign missions

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Founded in 1784. In 1845, Methodist Episcopal Church, South separated from main body. In 1939, the Methodist Episcopal Church, Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and Methodist Protestant Church merged to form the Methodist Church (United States). From the description of Records of the Methodist Episcopal Church. Board of Foreign Missions, 1875-1950 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702152460 ...

Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954

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Hooton taught anthropology at Harvard. From the description of Papers of Earnest Albert Hooton, 1932-1941 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 76973070 Anthropologist. From the description of Autobiography of Earnest Albert Hooton: typescript, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456362 Earnest Albert Hooton was born in Clemansville, Wisconsin on November 20, 1887. After graduating from Lawrence College ( Appleton, Wis...

Harley, Winifred J.

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George Way Harley, Methodist missionary, physician, blacksmith, geographer, anthropologist, and researcher was born in Asheville, North Carolina on August 8, 1894. Harley's father was a Methodist minister and from an early age Harley aspired to become a missionary. After graduating from Trinity College, Durham, N.C. in 1916, Harley taught high school science in the North Carolina high schools. In 1923 Harley earned his M.D. from Yale University and interned at Hartford Municipal Hos...

Schwab, George, 1876-....

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Donohugh, Thomas S. (Thomas Smith), 1875-

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Although the donor attributed the photographs only to the name "Donohugh," in-house research leads us to believe that the photographer is Thomas Smith Donohugh. Born in 1875, Thomas S. Donohugh wrote for the Methodist Episcopal Church, Board of Foreign Missions. His work took him to Africa and, presumably, also to Central and Eastern Europe where he would have visited the Methodist Episcopal schools and churches shown in the photographs. From the guide to the Photographs of Europe, 1...

Harley, George W. (George Way), 1894-1966

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Missionary and physician. From the description of Papers, 1911-1975 bulk 1925-1960. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 16392517 George Way Harley, Methodist missionary, physician, blacksmith, geographer, anthropologist, and researcher was born in Asheville, North Carolina on August 8, 1894. Harley's father was a Methodist minister and from an early age Harley aspired to become a missionary. After graduating from Trinity College, Durham, N.C. in 1916,...

Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971

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William Vacanarat Shadrach Tubman ( 1895-1971 ), nineteenth president of Liberia, was born November 29, 1895 in Harper City, Maryland County, Liberia to Alexander Tubman and Elizabeth Rebecca Barnes Tubman . His paternal grandparents, manumitted slaves, were repatriates who in 1837 had immigrated from Georgia ( USA ) to the Maryland Colony in Africa . Tubman received his education at Government Elementary School in Harper City and the Cape Palmas Methodist Seminary. He began his pol...