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American Friends Service Committee papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Overview This collection is comprised of a single news letter and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1942-1947

Takeo Arishima correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.
Dates: 1903-1907

Thomas Arnold correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-005
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.
Dates: 1837-1848

Edward Ash letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-001
Overview Edward Ash was a British Quaker and doctor. His letterbook includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions and family news. Letter writers include Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox. A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.
Dates: Undated.

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Dates: 1789-1905

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.
Dates: 1862-1922

William Aubrey correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Overview This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.
Dates: Undated.

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.
Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Bacon Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-012
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.
Dates: 1874-1909

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Cope family 4
Fox, George 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Cadbury family 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Guilford College 3
Harvard University 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morris family 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Bacon family 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Earlham College 2
Edwards family 2
Evans family 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Thomas 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hamm, Thomas D. 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 2
Howell family 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Ladd, Benjamin 2
Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 2
Letchworth, John 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 2
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 2
Scattergood, Alfred Garrett 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Sharpless family 2
Sharpless, William P., 1808-1879 2
Shipley family 2
Smith, John, 1722-1771 2
United States. Board of Indian Commissioners 2
Vaux family 2
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 2
Wing, Asa S. (Asa Shove), 1850-1931 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Adede, Rose 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Allen family 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Bible Society 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Arnold, Thomas 1
Ash, Edward 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Atwater, Richard Mead 1
Aubrey, William 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, S. Allen 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
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