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Quakers in Cuba: Small Collections


SC, or Small Collections, are collections that are usually only one item to one folder in size. Small collections include diaries, letters, commonplace books, account books, notebooks, and autograph books. A member of the Archives' staff will be happy to assist you if you wish to study one or more of these collections.

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SC 30: Sylvester Jones Diary, 1941

Sylvester Jones (1875-1949) was a Quaker pastor, missionary in Cuba, and businessman in Chicago, long active in the affairs of the Five Years Meeting. This diary, kept March 12-October 17, 1941, concerns his work as director of Civilian Public Service (CPS), work under the American Friends Service Committee for the central region of the US. Also included are numerous clippings concerning the CPS and the establishment of work camps for conscientious objectors.

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