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Elizabeth Ashbridge autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-005
Overview The autobiography of Elizabeth Ashbridge includes a description of her early life, how she was lead to join the Quaker ministry, and her first religious visit to New York in 1732.
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

Association of Friends Schools Executive Committee minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-262
Abstract Contains the minutes of the Executive Committee of the Association of Friends School. Inserted into the volume are the constitution, conference programs, and some reports.
Dates: 1900-1921

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.
Dates: 1812-1831

Atkinson family scrapbook

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-166
Abstract Includes Westtown mensuration book, 1835, with newspaper clippings glued in, 1889-1893 & n.d. Also assorted newspaper clippings concerning the Twining, Atkinson, and Smith families, the Carlisle Indian School, Quakers in Bucks County (Pa.), Bucks County history, the Molloy family, and Friends' schools. Obituaries of note in this folder are Isaiah Quinby, 1716-1807; Eleanor Mabel Malloy, 1883-1908; Miranda Doan Baker, d. 1900; Mary B. Stradling, d. 1899; Abram R. Vail, d. 1899; Marcie A....
Dates: 1804, 1835-ca. 1935

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.
Dates: 1881-1948

Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Atlantic City Conference for Peaceworkers
Abstract Includes correspondence, minutes, and related printed materials.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1945-1946

Atlantic City Friends Collected Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-113
Overview Contains the records, 1872-1976, of the Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City, N.J., and the records, 1986-1991, of the committee of the board of managers of Atlantic City Friends School which tried to save the School. Records are lacking between 1976 and 1986. The Trustees for Friends' Meeting House and Lots at Atlantic City was a self-perpetuating and independent board of trustees which held title to the properties in which Atlantic City Friends Meeting and Atlantic...
Dates: 1872-1991

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

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 752
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Antislavery movements -- United States 15
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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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