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American Colony in Jerusalem collection, circa 1786-2007

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Part I: Topical File, 1871-2004 (continued)
Police registration paper for John D. Whiting's family and Anna Larsson, Damascus Gate, Nov. 6, 1914 (continued)
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Governor's order to allow provisions, Sept. 6, 1917
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Mutsarrif's application to Menzil, and Menzil's approval of note socliciting four camels, circa 1914-1917
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Note from A. F. Bernard Shaw to American Hospital, Jerusalem, Dec. 12, 1917
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BOX I:3 Wartime Aid
School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking
Brochures and photographs
Brochure from the School of Handicrafts and Dressmaking, American Colony Aid Association, Jerusalem, circa 1930
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Photograph of two women making Palestinian point lace seated outdoors on a balcony, Old City Jerusalem in the background, circa 1930
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Photograph of six young women making lace, circa 1930
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Advertisement card, Palestine Point Lace, The American Colony Industrial School, circa 1918-1935
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Lace sample book, circa 1900-1930
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Report of the Syrian and Palestine Relief Fund sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry, circa 1918
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Account book of money received by Mr. Trowbridge, 1918
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Balance sheet for distribution of Charitable Funds, Feb.-Apr. 1918
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Loud, Edward F.
Account of and distribution of Loud Fund, 1916-1917
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Letter from John D. Whiting to Edward F. Loud, 1918(?)
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Miscellaneous correspondence
Letter from the American Colony to Edward F. Loud, May 30, 1918
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Letter from Edward F. Loud to Friends of the American Colony in Jerusalem (contains copies of various earlier correspondence, 1918), Aug. 20, 1918
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Letters from American Colony (Jacob Spafford) received by Edward F. Loud, circa April-May, 1918
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“Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Loud at their island home in Michigan,” circa 1920
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Continuing Relief Work
Christian Herald Orphanage
Photograph album, 1918-1927
(2 folders)
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Register of children (Record book listing girls receiving support through the Christian Herald Orphanage, as supervised by the American Colony), 1921-1923
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Appeals to Bertha Spafford Vester for aid
Referral note addressed to Mrs. Vester [Bertha Spafford Vester], asking for safe harbor for man whose life is in danger, Aug. 10, 1918
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester asking help for impoverished female with tuberculosis, July 22, 1921
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Spafford Vester, for bearer, a widow needing relief, July 12, 1921
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Referral note from Dr. T.B. Haddad to Bertha Vester, for bearer needing care, July 20, 1921
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Spafford Children's Center
Brochure, Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2005
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Photographs
Photograph, Dr. Sami Nabulsi of the Spafford Children's Center examining a baby with the mother looking on, Jerusalem, circa 2004?
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Photograph, Youth demonstrating their national dance, the dabke, on a boat in the Sea of Galilee, circa 2004
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Photograph, Art class at the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Music therapy class at the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Drama class with children and youth performing as clowns, Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Youth from the Spafford Children's Center visiting a cultural heritage site, Jerusalem, circa 1987?
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Photograph, Mother and child in the waiting room of the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Chess class at the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Youth and volunteers from the Spafford Children's Center picnic in a park on the way to the Golan during summer camp, 2004
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Photograph, Special education class (Arabic class) at the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Photograph, Play therapy class at the Spafford Children's Center, Jerusalem, circa 2004
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Documents regarding relief and charitable work
Miscellaneous activities
Letter from T. H. Lawrence to John D. Whiting, Dec. 19, 1917
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Letter from George Doolittle to John D. Whiting, Feb. 15, 1915
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Letter from Charles V. Vickrey to John D. Whiting, Nov. 15, 1917
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Letter from R. H. Glover, Foreign Secretary, Christian and Missionary Alliance, to Dr. W. W. Peet, American Legation, Switzerland, Nov. 6, 1917
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Letter from Irene M. Givenwilson, Curator, American Red Cross Museum, to Bertha Spafford Vester , Dec. 14, 1922
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Notes by Bertha Spafford Vester on sewing work begun February 19, 1918, Feb. 19, 1918
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Receipt signed by Mary A. Butterfield for furniture received from the American Colony, Mar. 24, 1920
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List of effects belonging to Friends Ramallah Mission at Grand Hotel , circa 1920
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Nonsectarian nature of work
Letter from Bertha Spafford Vester to Agnes Goldman, July 6, 1920
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Letter from Siegfried van Vriesland, Zionist Commission treasurer, to Mrs. [Bertha Spafford] Vester, July 7, 1920
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Letter [from Bertha Spafford Vester] to Dr. [Siegfried] van Vriesland, July 6, 1920
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Draft manuscript by Bertha Spafford Vester re the sewing rooms and Christian Herald Relief Fund lace industry, undated [circa 1920]
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BOX I:OV 1-OV 7 Part I: Oversize, 1871-1942
Draft of hymn, map, scrapbooks, photograph album, hospital record, and printed matter.
Arranged and described according to the series, containers, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX I:OV 1 Topical file
On to Jerusalem
“Perilous Times,” circa 1879 (Container I:1)
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In the Holy Land
Map of Jerusalem, undated (Container I:2)
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BOX I:OV 2 The American Colony at Work
Scrapbook of American Colony clippings, 1871-1942
Bound vol. (Container I:2)
BOX I:OV 3 Loose items removed from scrapbook (Container I:2)
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BOX I:OV 4 The Locust Plague
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