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John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson. Includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, Susanna Bigg.
Dates: 1820

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Martha Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.
Dates: 1772-1779

Anonymous commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.
Dates: 1750-1894

Bernard Barton letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-002
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942.The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include; Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith,...
Dates: 1822-1837

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Scope and Content note Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five volumes of commonplace books of Erica May Brooks. The majority of the volumes are composed of poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and WWII, and includes both copied poem and originals written by Brooks.
Dates: 1925-1951

Class of 1872 records

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Identifier: HCQ-002-1872
Overview This collection contains a bible, poetry book, minutes, accounts, and photograph album from the Haverford College class of 1872.
Dates: 1868-1875

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of original poetry, by John Clement, written from 1854-1889. His poetry covers a variety of topics, including family, and specifically his mother, sister, wife, and son, nature and the seasons, and the Civil War.
Dates: 1854-1889

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Fisher, Thomas 3
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Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
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Bertrand family 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Brooks, Erica May 1
Brown family 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
Cadbury, Benjamin 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
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Morley, Christopher 1
Morris, Beulah Sansom 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
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Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
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Pearsall, Eleanor H. 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
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Potts, Anna McCollin 1
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972 1
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