Papers, 1920-1975.


Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896-. Papers, 1920-1975.

Papers, 1920-1975.

Correspondence, journals (1921-22), biographical data, articles, speeches, reviews, poetry, pictures, and memorabilia, relating chiefly to relief work in eastern Europe, and especially Poland and Russia, undertaken by Clark and her first husband, Harry Garland Timbres, a Quaker physician, under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee, but also relating to Clark's later medical and social work in India, where she served in a school founded by Rabindranath Tagore, and in Hawaii. Correspondents include Charles Freer Andrews and Horace Alexander.

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Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 (person)

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