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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.
Dates: 1765

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
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.

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

 Collection
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.

Allinson and Taylor family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of the Quaker Allinson and Taylor families.
Dates: 1876-1912

"Memorials"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Overview These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.
Dates: Undated.

"War Unlawful to Christians"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Overview This anonymous manuscript, entitled "War Unlawful to Christians," argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.
Dates: Undated.

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Overview The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.
Dates: 1863

"Hole in the Wall"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Overview This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."
Dates: 1828

Anonymous papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-003
Overview This collection is comprised of small, anonymous quaker manuscript collections.
Dates: Undated

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 172
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Quakers 163
Quakers -- History 152
correspondence 27
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Quakers -- Great Britain 17
Quaker women 15
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photographs 9
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genealogies (histories) 7
Literature 6
clippings (information artifacts) 6
diaries 6
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Sermons 5
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
financial records 5
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Quakers -- Education 4
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Fox, George 11
Haverford College 9
Penn, William, 1644-1718 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 3
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Sharpless, Joshua 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Barton, George Aaron 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Columbia University 2
Cromwell, Oliver 2
Earlham College 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Leach, Robert 2
Penington, Isaac 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 2
Rhoads family 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 2
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 2
Aarek, Wilhelm 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop, Avis 1
American Bible Society 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anscombe, Francis Charles 1
Ashbridge, Elizabeth 1
Austin, Samuel 1
Bainton, Roland H. 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Barton, Bernard 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Benjamin, Phillip S. 1
Bennis, Ernest H. (Ernest Henry) 1
Benson, Lewis 1
Bertsche, Faith Brown 1
Bolles, Joseph 1
Bowne, John, 1627-1695 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Brown family 1
Cadbury, Sarah 1
Campbell, Mary C. 1
Carter, Henry, 1804-1896 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Christ, Elizabeth Abbott 1
Clarke 1
Clement, John 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Cooper, David 1
Cooper, Wilmer A. (Wilmer Albert) 1
Cope, Thomas Pim 1
Crauderueff, Elaine 1
Creedy, Frederick 1
Crew family 1
Dewees, William P. 1
Dickinson, James 1
Douglas, John Henry 1
Eleazer, Haviland 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elkinton, J.P. 1
Elliott, Errol T., 1887-1971 1
Ellis, Margaret 1
Elser, Eugene C. 1
Farnworth, Richard 1
Fearon, Jane 1
Field, Hannah G. 1
Fisher, Joseph 1
Fisher, Thomas 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fogelklou, Emilia 1
Freeman, C.B. 1
Freiday, Dean 1
Fuchs, Emil, 1874-1971 1
Fulghum, Walter Benjamin 1
Garret family 1
Gibbons family 1
Gibbons, Hannah, d. 1868 1
Gould, Charles Anderson 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Graves, Michael P. 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Green, Lida Lisle 1
Greene, Rowland 1
Greene, Thomas 1
Gummere, Francis Barton 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads) 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Hanbury, Mary 1
Harrison, Earl G. 1
Hartshorne, Henry 1
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