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William Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.
Dates: 1755

Eugenie Benezet journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-007
Overview This collection is composed of the typed extracts of the diary of Eugenie Benezet, with entries dating between 1843 and 1849. Entries describe family news, Protestant and Catholic beliefs, and her work at a Friend's school in France. In later entries, Eugenie discusses the possibility of moving to England or the United States. All entries are in French.
Dates: 1843-1849

Gilbert White AFSC papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-816
Overview Some papers of Gilbert F. White (1911-2006), a geographer and president of Haverford College, relating to some of his experiences serving the American Friends Service Committee during World War II and letters received while president of the college.
Dates: 1927 - 1947

Joseph Haines papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-095
Overview This collection is comprised of three folders of the papers of Joseph H. Haines.
Dates: 1917-2002

Josiah P. Marvel scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-017
Overview The scrapbook of Josiah P. Marvel includes Nazi documents, such as certificates and letters, from Marvel's time in occupied France during the summer of 1940, while travelling to and from Paris in service to the American Friends Service Committee. Documents include permissions from Nazi commanders in France, as well as The Hague and Brussels. Also included is a map of the location of prison camps, clothing lists, and a printed booklet on the National Work for Infants.
Dates: 1940-1941

William Nisbet papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1292
Overview The bulk of this collection consists of about 60 letters written by William Nisbet to his mother and sister during his travels abroad in the 1860s. William F. Nisbet was a retired businessman and travelor from a wealthy New York family. In 1865, at the age of 30, he retired in order to travel. In 1858, he traveled to South America, and from 1865 to 1868, he traveled around the globe. During his travels, he wrote letters and sent artifacts and artwork back home to his family in New York.
Dates: 1772-1881

Proces de Louis XVI

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-11-002
Overview The collection consists of two quarto volumes, both titled Proces de Louis XVI, detailing the events of the French Revolution, dated from 1/1/1793 through 12/24/1795.
Dates: 1793-1795

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Overview The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.
Dates: 1917-1954

John S. Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-091
Overview Whitall kept this diary for his sister, to whom he addresses the majority of his entries. Entries include quotes from scripture, Quaker sermons, and poetry, as well as descriptions of his voyage from New York to France by sea. During his time in France, entries describe Whitall's travels to Nantes and Bordeaux, as well as visits with Friends in France.
Dates: 1785

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