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"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.

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
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

Martha Allinson commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Overview The commonplace book of Martha Allinson 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
Overview This collection is comprised of seven 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
Overview This collection includes of the single 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 letters 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, Mary White, and...
Dates: 1822-1837

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Overview Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her master's in English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University.
Dates: 1941

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Overview The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.
Dates: 1925-1951

Anna Pettit Broomell collection of poetry

 Collection
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

"The Poetical Effusions of John Clement"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-022
Overview This volume of John Clement's original poetry, written from 1854 to 1889, covers a variety of topics, including family (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 5
Fisher, Thomas 3
Barton, Bernard 2
Broomell, Anna Pettit 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
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Swarthmore College 2
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Allinson, Martha Cooper 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bertrand family 1
Brooks, Erica May 1
Brooks, Helen Morgan 1
Brown family 1
Burling, Benjamin 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
Cadbury, John Warder 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Carter family 1
Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Champney, Mary 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clark, Amanda K., 1822?-1895 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clement, John 1
Conard, Rebecca 1
Conrow, Elizabeth Biddle, -1939 1
Cope, Sarah Wistar 1
Cromwell, Oliver 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Elfreth, Jane P. 1
Elfreth, Rebecca P. 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Faulk family 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Joseph 1
Fling, Hannah 1
Fling, John 1
Flowers, Mary 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
Fox, George 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Fulghum, Walter Benjamin 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Miranda 1
Gove family 1
Gove, Levi, 1802-1885 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Hartshorne, Caroline Cope Yarnall 1
Hartshorne, Henry 1
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Harvey, Cyril H., 1901-1981 1
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Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Heap, Alice G. 1
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Hilles, Eli, 1783-1863 1
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Howe, Julia Ward, 1819-1910 1
Howitt, Mary Botham, 1799-1888 1
Howitt, William, 1792-1879 1
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 1
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Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
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Knight, Elizabeth Knorr, 1814-1841 1
Knight, Lavinia Lloyd, 1816-1863 1
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Leadbeater, Mary 1
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