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Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.
Dates: 1755-1756

"Memorials"

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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 commonplace books

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Overview This collection is comprised of seven volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.
Dates: 1750-1894

Anonymous journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Overview Diary entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.
Dates: 1784-1820

Anonymous papers

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

Anonymous recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of an anonymously written single volume recipe book. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves (jams/jellies), and preserving foods like oysters, nuts, tomatoes, cabbage, etc. The volume also includes recipes for dying cloth various colors, household tips like removing ink stains, and recipes for tooth powder, white wash, paint, soap, and treatments for various illnesses. Additionally, this volume includes advertisements and newspaper...
Dates: 1862

Anonymous religious notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of an anonymous Quaker. The notebook includes discussions of religious doctrines, scriptures, and religious topics like, atonement, and the trinity.
Dates: Undated

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 753
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 678
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 111
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 11
Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 562
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 242
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
correspondence 177
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manuscripts (documents) 173
diaries 164
Quakers -- Diaries 133
Quaker women 122
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 85
Quakers -- Family relationships 79
Quakers -- Education 75
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
photographs 38
account books 36
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 35
clippings (information artifacts) 35
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 34
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 31
Quaker businesspeople 29
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 28
Society of Friends -- Charities 27
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 27
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States 25
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 25
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 24
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Literature 23
Quakers -- Genealogy 23
Quakers -- Maryland 23
Quakers -- Social service 23
autobiographies (documents) 23
minutes (administrative records) 23
scrapbooks 23
Quakers -- Correspondence 21
Academic writing 20
Indians of North America 19
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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 19
Women and religion 19
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 17
Quaker abolitionists 17
Quakers -- Delaware 17
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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
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 13
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Seneca Indians 13
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Society of Friends 13
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
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Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 12
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
Abolitionists 11
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 67
Swarthmore College 54
Haverford College 35
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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