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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.
Dates: 1765

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated.

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated.

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and concieved an idea of creating a simliar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of...
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Allen and Roberts Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1155
Overview Primarily the letters of the interconnected Philadelphia-area Quaker families, Allen and Roberts, in the period 1846-1931. The predominant letter writers are Sarah H. Roberts Allen, Susan Janney Allen, and Lillie Allen, as well as Lizzie Roberts, though there are a considerable number from Samuel Allen, inventor of some agricultural tools as well as the "flexible flyer" sled.
Dates: 1846-1931

William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson and Taylor family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of the Quaker Allinson and Taylor families.
Dates: 1876-1912

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Overview The commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, and obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, and Susanna Bigg.
Dates: 1820

Allinson family scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Overview The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.
Dates: 1829-1870

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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Cope, Thomas Pim 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Evans family 5
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Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
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Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 4
Carter family 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 4
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 4
Fisher, Thomas 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Greene, Rowland 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 4
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 4
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 4
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 4
Smith family 4
Smith, John, 1722-1771 4
Smith, Richard 4
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Wistar, Thomas 4
Bacon, David 3
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 3
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 3
Benson, Lewis 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bryn Mawr College 3
Cadbury, William Warder 3
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 3
Earlham College 3
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 3
Emlen, Samuel 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Garret family 3
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