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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

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated.

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and concieved an idea of creating a simliar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of...
Dates: 1785-1786, undated

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.
Dates: 1929

William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

William Charles Allen Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allen, William Charles
Overview William C. Allen was born in 1857 in Chester County, Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Society of Friends. Allen was deeply opposed to war and wrote often about the problems of propaganda, censorship, conscription, imperialism, and the munitions industry. He traveled widely and wrote many articles about his experiences abroad.
Dates: 1895-1937; Majority of material found within 1913-1937

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.
Dates: 1761

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 319
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 148
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Subject
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 95
Quakers -- History 93
Quakers -- Social life and customs 81
Quakers 77
diaries 60
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 57
Quakers -- Diaries 49
Society of Friends -- Education 49
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 48
Quakers -- New York (State) 39
correspondence 38
Quaker women 34
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 33
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 31
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 31
Quakers -- Education 28
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 28
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 28
Society of Friends -- Charities 27
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 27
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 25
Quakers -- New Jersey 20
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 19
manuscripts (documents) 19
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 16
Quakers -- Family relationships 16
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 16
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 15
Quakers -- Social service 15
Quakers -- Travel 15
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 14
travel literature 14
Indians of North America 13
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 13
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 13
Society of Friends 13
photographs 13
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 12
Society of Friends -- Japan 12
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 12
Antislavery movements -- United States 11
Charities -- Pennsylvania 11
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 11
Quaker abolitionists 11
Quaker authors 11
Quakers -- United States 11
Slavery -- United States 11
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 11
Society of Friends -- United States 11
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 11
Education -- Pennsylvania 10
Quakers -- Virginia 10
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 10
Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 10
Society of Friends -- Sermons 10
commonplace books 10
Indians of North America -- Missions 9
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 9
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quaker businesspeople 9
Quaker missionaries 9
Quakers -- Correspondence 9
Schools -- Pennsylvania 9
Society of Friends -- History 9
Society of Friends -- International assistance -- Germany 9
Abolitionists 8
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 8
Japan 8
Prison reform -- Society of Friends 8
Quaker social reformers 8
Quakers -- Delaware 8
Quakers -- Ohio 8
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 8
Seneca Indians 8
Society of Friends -- Clergy 8
Society of Friends -- Missions 8
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 8
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 8
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 8
account books 8
genealogies (histories) 8
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 7
Indians of North America -- Government relations -- 1869-1934 7
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 7
Philadelphia (Pa.) 7
Quakers -- Great Britain 7
Quakers -- Ireland 7
Quakers -- Maryland 7
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 7
Society of Friends -- Correspondence 7
Society of Friends -- History -- Societies, etc. 7
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 7
Society of Friends -- Societies, etc. 7
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 7
clippings (information artifacts) 7
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 6
Church work with Indians -- Society of Friends 6
Literature -- Societies, etc. 6
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 6
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Language
English 507
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 41
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 17
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 16
Swarthmore College 16
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 13
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Westtown Boarding School 13
Haverford College 11
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 11
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 10
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 8
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 7
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 5
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 5
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 5
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 5
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 5
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton family 4
Brown family 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 4
Fox, George 4
Friends World College 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 4
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Mott, James, 1788-1868 4
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Society of Friends 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 4
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Bettle, Samuel 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bryn Mawr College 3
Cadbury family 3
Canton Christian College 3
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 3
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Evans, William, 1787-1867 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Foulke family 3
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 3
Friends Freedmen's Association 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 3
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 3
Greene, Rowland 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Harvard University 3
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Hunn family 3
Janney family 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 3
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 3
Long Island University 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
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