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The Watson Library online Quaker Resources repository is dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich history and heritage of Quakerism at Wilmington College and beyond. Our comprehensive collection of digital resources offers a profound glimpse into the Quaker experience, featuring a vast array of documents, photographs, manuscripts, and artifacts spanning several decades.

Quaker Resources - ContentDMEarly records and photographs related to the Society of Friends in southwest Ohio through the present. Watson Library is the official depository for the records of Ohio Valley Yearly Meeting and Wilmington Yearly Meeting.  Access Here

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Peace Resource Center Barbara Reynolds Memorial Archives

Collection documents the Reynolds family who sailed 58,000 nautical miles and circumnavigated the globe. At the end of their voyage, the  family entered a U.S. nuclear test site near the Marshall Islands in protest of U.S. nuclear testing in the Pacific. Access Here

Documents from the journey of Quaker nuclear disarmament activist Barbara Reynolds and atomic bombings survivors Miyoko Matsubara and Hiromasa Hanabusa who traveled to all nuclear-weapons-holding countries and advocated for the end of nuclear weapons and testing.  Access Here

Photographs and biographies of participants (many survivors of the Nagasaki and Hiroshima atomic bombings) of the World Peace Study Mission organized by Barbara Reynolds to appeal for nuclear disarmament by traveling with participants to each nuclear weapons holding country in the worldAccess Here

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