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Anna Pettit Broomell collection of poetry

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-099
Abstract This collection includes miscellaneous poetry, primarily written by Quakers, which was collected by Anna Broomell. Among items of interest is a poem by Charles Francis Jenkins to the Female Association of Philadelphia on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. Also included are poems by and related to the Pettit family.
Dates: 1896-1937

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Mahlon Day collection of publications

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-183
Abstract Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.
Dates: 1821-1852

Albert Vann Fowler Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-046
Overview Albert Vann Fowler (1904-1968) and Helen Wose Fowler (1907-1968), married to each other in 1937, were poets, freelance writers, and managing editors of the literary periodical, Approach. They also founded Ahab Press in Rosemont, Pa. Albert V. Fowler was a Quaker. This collection is primarily composed of literary manuscripts and publications. Included are materials on Scylla the Beautiful, Landcastle, Two Trends in Modern Quaker Thought, The Fish God, as well as numerous lesser works. Also...
Dates: 1923-1970

Gove-Meader Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-294
Overview This collection contains letters and miscellaneous papers of members of the Gove and Meader family, New England Wilburite Quakers.
Dates: 1803-1927

Harvey Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-245
Overview Dorothy Harvey Leonard was a nurse and family historian until her death in 2007. The collection includes Leonard's own writings as well as family manuscripts, photographs and other memorabilia. Also includes material from her sister, Ruth Harvey Mavronikolas, and extensive genealogical material compiled by her cousin, Kathaleen Johnson Carter. The Harvey family descends through Jesse Harvey, the son of Michael and Elizabeth, who was married to Keziah Ward in Center Monthly Meeting, NC, in 1786....
Dates: 1851-2003

John Russell Hayes Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-180
Overview John Russell Hayes (1866-1945) was a Quaker educator, poet, and Librarian of Swarthmore College, 1906-1927 and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College, 1927-1935. The collection contains letters received by Hayes, 1887-1936, diaries covering the period 1880-1935, and miscellaneous papers including an album of collected manuscript samples of contemporary poets. The diaries include poetry and cover personal and Swarthmore College activities and concerns.
Dates: 1880-1936

William and Mary Howitt Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-181
Overview William Howitt (1792-1879) and his wife, Mary Botham Howitt (1799-1888), were English Quaker writers of miscellaneous poetic and narrative materials for children and adults. The collection contains mainly personal correspondence. Some translations from Swedish are included. There are scattered references to their developing interest in spiritualism after the 1840s and manuscript copies of some of the poems and stories by both Howitts.
Dates: 1827-1886

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.
Dates: 1708-1896

Lavinia Lloyd Knight Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-082
Overview Lavinia Lloyd Knight (1816-1863) was a Quaker, of Wilmington, Delaware. The collection contains corresondence with Knight's sister, Elizabeth Knorr Knight (1814-1841), lesson book and journal kept as student (1830-1832) of Eli Hilles (1783-1863), essays, poems, biographical material, and other papers.
Dates: 1825-1857

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Broomell, Anna Pettit 2
Swarthmore College 2
Ahab Press 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
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Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Brooks, Helen Morgan 1
Burling, Benjamin 1
Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clark, Amanda K., 1822?-1895 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Conrow, Elizabeth Biddle, -1939 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Folwer, Albert Van, -1904 1
Fowler, Albert Vann, 1904- 1
Fowler, Albert W. (Albert Wose), -1940 1
Fowler, Helen W. (Helen Wose), 1907-1968 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gove family 1
Gove, Levi, 1802-1885 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Cyril H., 1901-1981 1
Harvey, Ruth T. (Ruth Thorp), 1899-1962 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888 1
Howitt, William, 1792-1879 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
Knight family 1
Knight, Elizabeth Knorr, 1814-1841 1
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd, 1816-1863 1
Leonard, Dorothy A. H. (Dorothy A. Harvey) 1
Lippincott, Martha Shephard, 1867-1949 1
Meader family 1
Meader, Joseph, 1753-1820 1
Meader, Joseph, 1788-1864 1
Meader, Mary, 1817-1901 1
Meader, Valentine, 1777-1837 1
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia held at Spruce Street (Hicksite : 1833-1903) 1
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1955). Women's Meeting 1
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Passmore, Margaret, 1778-1874 1
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Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Regen, Rosalie 1
Robson, Elizabeth, 1771-1843 1
Robson, Thomas, 1768-1852 1
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Scott, Job, 1751-1793 1
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Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
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Ward, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, 1844-1911 1
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 1
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
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