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Joshua L. Baily notes on quaker meetings

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Joshua Baily's notes on the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, as well as various Quarterly meetings. The collection includes Baily's original handwritten notes, a volume of typed notes compiled later, and related materials, such as letters and extracts of sermons.
Dates: 1826-1871

Joshua L. Baily account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-001
Overview This volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794 to 1795, and was later repurposed as a diary or timeline of events, dated from 1826 to 1915. The section of the volume that acts as an account book includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically, and entries record amounts paid or owned, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and lumber, including: flour, "middling" (bulk goods of medium grade), hog feed, cornmeal,...
Dates: 1794-1915

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Overview The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of prisoner and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely concerned with...
Dates: 1845-1916

Joshua L. Baily commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-005
Overview Joshua Longstreth Baily (1826-1916) was a Quaker merchant in the dry goods business, and was involved in African American causes, peace issues, and temperance. Volume 1 contains extracts organized by topics such as: benevolence, courage, doing for Jesus, fear, forgiveness, honesty, lying, missionaries, prayer, resignation, and truthfulness. Volume 2 contains extracts of essays on literature and copied poems.
Dates: Undated.

Roland Herbert Bainton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-011
Overview This collection is comprised of two photocopies of materials collected by Roland Herbert Bainton, a Protestant church historian and professor of ecclesiastical history at Yale University.
Dates: Undated.

Elizabeth Newlin Baker Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-248
Overview Elizabeth Newlin Baker was a Pennsylvania Quaker peace activist and graduate of Swarthmore College, Class of 1902. This small collection contains drafts of letters she wrote, miscellaneous correspondence received, and papers concerning the Pennsylvania Job Mobilization Program of the late 1930s.
Dates: 1932-1969

Balderston Collected Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-006
Abstract Most of the correspondence in this collection is addressed to Henry Drinker concerning trivial and more substantive matters of his business and that of the Society of Friends, including a letter from William Savery in 1794 from Canadagua describing a visit to the Oneidas. Also included are a document from the Philadelphia Committee to Joseph Elkinton in Tunesassah (1822) and a subscription list (1831) for J.J. Foster's publication on the New Jersey Crosswicks trial, signed by Roberts Vaux and...
Dates: 1735-1822

Balderston Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-299
Overview The collection contains correspondence of the family of C. Canby Balderston, a prominent Quaker and businessman. He served with the Friends Relief Service and the Relief Commission for Belgium during WWI and both of his sons, Frederick Emery Balderston and Robert W. Balderston, were COs in WWII, working as ambulance drivers. Frederick E. Balderston (1923-2007) married Judith Braude (1926-1993) in 1949. A significant part of the collection consists of her childhood and college correspondence...
Dates: 1853-1949

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
Dates: 1885-1961

"Teacher Willa"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.
Dates: 1948

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 752
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 678
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financial records 64
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 57
Poetry 55
genealogies (histories) 55
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Quaker women -- United States 38
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 28
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States 25
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Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 23
Literature 23
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Quakers -- Maryland 23
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minutes (administrative records) 23
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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
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 14
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 14
Quakers -- Ohio 14
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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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