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Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.
Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-013
Overview This collection contains the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1909

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Overview Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other religious...
Dates: 1868-1989 [bulk, 1868-1914]

Collection of Early Quaker Wills in Barbados, 1669-1709 (typed copies)

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-007
Abstract Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.
Dates: 1669-1709

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Overview Robert Barclay's "Apology for the True Christian Divinity," translated into French by Georges Liens, summarizes the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by George Fox and other influential Friends.
Dates: Undated.

"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

Bartlett Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-014
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence, school records, financial records, legal documents, and miscellaneous papers of various members of the Bartlett family.
Dates: 1842-1859

Bernard Barton Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-311
Overview The collection contains primarily the corrrespondence of Bernard Barton, English Quaker poet and bank clerk. Most of the letters are to William S. Fitch, a chemist and druggist, and other correspondents include R. Ackerman and Edward Moxon. Many of the letters concern Barton's poetry. Also included are few poems and other papers. All items in the collection were written by Bernard Barton; most were written from the location of Woodbridge (Suffolk, England).
Dates: 1818 - 1848

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

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 752
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 678
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 111
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Bryn Mawr College 1
 
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Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 562
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 241
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correspondence 177
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diaries 164
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commonplace books 73
Quakers -- Travel 69
Quakers -- New York (State) 68
letters (correspondence) 65
financial records 64
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 57
Poetry 55
genealogies (histories) 55
Quakers -- New Jersey 54
Society of Friends -- Education 49
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Quaker women -- United States 38
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Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 35
clippings (information artifacts) 35
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 34
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Quaker businesspeople 29
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 28
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 27
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States 25
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 24
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minutes (administrative records) 23
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biographies (documents) 16
notebooks 16
American poetry 15
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 15
Quaker authors 15
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 15
Wills 15
research notes 15
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
Philadelphia (Pa.) 14
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 14
Quakers -- Ohio 14
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 14
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 14
deeds 14
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Seneca Indians 13
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Society of Friends 13
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Quaker missionaries 12
Quaker social reformers 12
Quakers -- Ireland 12
Society of Friends -- Japan 12
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 12
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 12
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 67
Swarthmore College 54
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 30
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 26
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Westtown Boarding School 26
Fox, George 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 17
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 17
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 16
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 16
Penn, William, 1644-1718 14
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 13
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Lloyd family 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Civilian Public Service 9
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 9
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 8
Cope family 8
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Smith family 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Brown family 7
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Friends World Committee for Consultation 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 7
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Moore family 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Society of Friends 7
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Bettle, Samuel 6
Cadbury family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Elkinton family 6
Evans family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Jones, Mary Hoxie 6
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 6
Scattergood, Joseph 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Sharpless family 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Allen family 5
Bacon family 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Bryn Mawr College 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Cooper family 5
Cope, Thomas Pim 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Earlham College 5
Fisher family 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 5
Foulke family 5
Gibbons family 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 5
Hunn family 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 5
Jones family 5
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