Correspondence written to Mrs. James W. Fry (Mary Estelle Crawford Fry) from people in China and India who had been adopted by the Fry family. 2 photographs are attached to the correspondence. 1930-1939.
Correspondence to Gilbert C. Fry, wife Mary and their daughter Eleanore mostly from the van Steenberghe family in Belgium, but also correspondents in Germany and Holland. Some letters also relate to the International Students' House at the University of Pennsylvania. Includes some correspondence in French, without translation. 3 photographs are attached to correspondence. 1926-1947, 1966.
Telegrams, correspondence, invitation, and programs concerning the Memorial Service of Music for Mr. James Woods Fry presented by his International Friends at the International Students House on February 22, 1931.
Diary containing entries (May-June 1938) and genealogy notes relating to the Stroup (Strup, Strupe, Strub), Chitty, and Ruede families of Forsyth County, North Carolina.
Correspondence (1922-1923), genealogy notes, and an obituary related to Chitty family history. 1921-1923, undated.
Correspondence and documents related to Mary Estelle Crawford Fry's admittance into and membership in The Pennsylvania Society of the Colonial Dames of America, based on her ancestor William Darrah. Includes her membership application with genealogical information. 1922-1928.
Correspondence and documents related to Mary Estelle Crawford Fry's admittance into and membership in The Daughters of the American Revolution. Genealogy material and correspondence discuss the Crawford, Darrah, and Thompson families. 1917, 1936.
1987 History of the Women's Board of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA.
Chinese characters painted on construction paper. Undated.
CARE (Cooperative for American Remittances to Everywhere Inc.) Package Receipts. Many of the packages were delivered to Mr. & Mrs. Werner Thiel of Berlin, Germany. 1917-1960.
Miscellaneous items include a list of China pieces given as a wedding gift (1897); a written expression of appreciation to James Strong and India Fry Strong for the reviewing stand they had outside their home for the 1899 Peace Jubilee celebration of the ending of the Spanish American War; 2 cloth bookmarks with Chinese characters embroidered on them; and 2 undated clippings about the arrival of White Russian Baptists in Shanghai and the exodus of UNRRA officials from China. 1897, 1899, undated.
School notebook belonging to Mary Estelle Crawford while attending Friends Central School, Philadelphia, PA. Includes notes for arithmetic, author biographies, and lyrics for songs and hymns. Also includes diary entries dated 9/1/1882 to 7/4/1883.