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A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
Dates: 1885-1961

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.
Dates: 2011

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his family...
Dates: 1797-1919

Byberry Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1847-1981

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.
Dates: 1799-1924

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biographies (documents) 2
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minutes (administrative records) 2
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American poetry 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 3
Elkinton family 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
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Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 2
Cadbury family 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Cope family 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Evans family 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 2
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Haverford College 2
Lakey, George 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Ogden family 2
Ogden, Charles Smith, 1822- 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Swarthmore College 2
Taylor, George Washington 2
Walker family 2
Willoughby, George, pacifist 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alston, Jonathan 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
American Protective League 1
Anderson, J. Aubrey 1
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, David 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bassett family 1
Beheiren 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brinton, William, 1759-1842 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Bunting, Elizabeth 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Head, 1768-1851 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1799-1870 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Capper, Mary, 1795- 1
Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Comfort family 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Cope, Annette 1
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