Eli and Sybil Jones were Quaker missionaries, most notably to the Middle East. They also traveled to England, Ireland, Norway, France, Germany, and Liberia. Contents of the collection include letters, diaries and journals, and photographs from their travels and their time as missionaries.
The Steeres were involved with relief work through the American Friends Service Committee after World War II, and helped to organize aid to Finland, Norway, and Poland. A section of the collection is devoted to relief work in Africa, Finland, Germany, and South Africa in the 1940s-1960s. The sections of notebooks/diaries and travel (mostly correspondence) may also be of interest.
Belulah Hurley Waring did relief work in Europe after World War I, including in France, Germany, Austria, Poland, and Russia.
Alston Waring was a photographer. His photo albums include images of the Middle East, Egypt, Europe (both Eastern and Western), Central America, China, and India.