Gilbert F. White papers, 1942-1957.

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Angell, Norman, 1874-1967. Gilbert F. White papers, 1942-1957.

Gilbert F. White papers, 1942-1957.

Papers include copies of American Friends Service Committee materials, such as meeting minutes, memos, reports relating to AFSC work as Civilian Public Service, foreign service in China, England, and Finland, finances, Relief Services, and Society of Friends. There are also letters, mostly about visiting Haverford, written to Gilbert White during his presidency, including by Norman Angell, Albert Barnes, Leonard Bernstein, Niels Bohr, Margaret Bourke-White, Chester Bowles, William F. Buckley, Al Capp, S. Chandrasekar, Aaron Copland, Fritz Eichenberg, William O. Douglas, John Foster Dulles, Lukas Foss, Erich Fromm, George Kennan, Henry Cabot Lodge, Thomas Mann, Thurgood Marshall, Margaret Mead, James Michener, Lewis Mumford, Edward R. Murrow, Philip Noel-Baker, Robert Oppenheimer, Jose Padin, Erwin Panofsky, Ben Shahn, John Philip Sousa, Harold Stassen, Norman Thomas, E.B. White, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

3 boxes (1.5 linear ft.)

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