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Robin Harper Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Harper, Robin
Overview Robin Harper is active in the peace movement. During the 1950s and 1960s he protested nuclear weapons and missile defense systems. The papers in this collection reflect that involvement.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1957-1967

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.
Dates: 1881-1908

John Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-171
Overview John Jackson (1809-1855), son of Halliday and Jane Jackson of Darby, Pennsylvania, married Rachel Tyson (1807?-1883), daughter of Isaac Tyson of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1832. Together they established the Sharon Female Academy in Delaware County, Pa. John Jackson was a Quaker minister and served on the Joint Committee on Indian Affairs. Collection contains correspondence and other papers, 1827-1849. Series I is made up primarily of correspondence and drafts of correspondence between Griffith M....
Dates: 1827-1849

Keystone Alliance Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Keystone Alliance
Abstract Collection includes proposals, correspondence, meeting notes, financial records, newspaper clippings, flyers, and subject/reference files.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1977-1981

Knight Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-081
Overview The Knight family was a Quaker family from Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains chiefly legal and business papers of Jacob P. Tyson, his wife, Mary B. Michener Tyson, and others. Also contains family correspondence, wills, deeds, estate papers, biographical and genealogical materials, marriage certificates, memorabilia, printed material, and pictures. Includes material relating to the Michener and Warner families.
Dates: 1737-1895

Violet Oakley Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Oakley, Violet
Dates: 1933-1979; Majority of material found within 1933-1942

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles, Caleb...
Dates: 1898-1986

Charles Palmer Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-112
Overview Charles Palmer (1863-1966) was a Quaker teacher, lawyer, and real estate broker from Chester, Pennsylvania. The collection includes family correspondence, including that of Palmer as a student at Swarthmore College, diaries of Palmer's father, Lewis Palmer (1837-1917), mother, Hannah H. Palmer (1836-1917), and other family members in Chester and Delaware counties, Pa., account books, business and legal papers, essays, poetry, clippings, memorabilia, and other papers. Includes material relating...
Dates: 1829-1942

Palmer Genealogical Manuscript and Deeds

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-111
Overview The Palmer family was a Quaker family descended from John and Christian Palmer, who settled in Bucks County, Pennsylvania., in 1683. Sarah M. Fell (1824-1911), who compiled the genealogy, was a Hicksite Quaker from Wilmington, Delaware, and a Palmer descendent. The collection contains a family genealogy compiled by Sarah Moore Fell (1822-1911) in 1898, pictures, and an accompanying index compiled in 1966. The collection also contains some Bucks County property records including deeds and legal...
Dates: 1722-1966 [bulk 1898}

Parvin Family Genealogical Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-116
Overview The Parvin family was a Quaker family of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains papers of the Parvin and allied Brinton, Kirk, Smith, and Starr families, including list of burials in relocated Friends burying grounds of Exeter Monthly Meeting, and account of families affiliated with Maiden Creek Meeting.
Dates: 1891-1947

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1
 
Names
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
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Palmer family 2
Shoemaker family 2
Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 2
Taylor family 2
Universal Peace Union 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Aimwell School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Charles, 1776-1843 1
Allen, George Briedenhart, 1804-1869 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Legion 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Battin, Isaac, approximately 1835-1912 1
Beaver, Gilbert A., -1952 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Breidenhart family 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Casdorp family 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 1
Coates family 1
Committee for a Quaker Peace Witness 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 1
Conference of Christian Pacifists 1
Cooper, Griffith M., 1790?-1864. 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
Cox, Lucy A. 1
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 1
Douwes, Francoise W. (Francoise Wilhelmina), 1923- 1
Drexel, Constance 1
Dulles, Sophia H. 1
Eastburn family 1
Eastburn, Margaret Roberts, 1880-1964 1
Elderkin, Noble S. (Noble Strong), 1878-1966 1
Eves, William 1
Fell, Sarah M. 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Frazier, Lynn J. (Lynn Joseph), 1874-1947 1
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 1
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Fuller, Walter G. 1
Furnas, Paul J. 1
Ghiglione, Loren 1
Gibbons family 1
Gordon, Lindley V. 1
Hardin, Floyd, 1890-1974 1
Harper, Robin M., 1928- 1
Harvey, William Brinton, 1862- 1
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 1
Hodgkin, Henry T. (Henry Theodore), 1877-1933 1
Hoopes, Darlington, b. 1896 1
Hubley family 1
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Jacobs family 1
Jane W. T. Brey 1
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite) 1
Joint Peace Committee of Providence and Chester Monthly Meetings (Society of Friends : Media, Pa.) 1
Jones, Paul, 1880-1941 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Kelsey, Mary 1
Keystone Alliance 1
Kirk family 1
Knight family 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Lape, Esther Everett, 1881-1981 1
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