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American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Overview This collection is comprised of a single news letter and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.
Dates: 1942-1947

American Young Friends Commitee collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-002
Scope and Contents note This collection contains minutes of the American Young Friends Committee from 1947-1950. It is missing minutes 1-15. It also contains two types of pamphlets with information about the committee, one with mission information and how to become involved, and the other are a history of the organization.
Dates: 1947-1950

"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

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 589
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Woolman, John, 1720-1772 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Simmons, Henry 5
Westtown Boarding School 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 4
Morris family 4
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 4
Smith, Daniel B. 4
Smith, John, 1722-1771 4
Smith, Richard 4
Taylor, George Washington 4
Bacon family 3
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 3
Bettle, Samuel 3
Comfort, William Wistar 3
Cope family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 3
Greene, Rowland 3
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 3
Gummere, Samuel James 3
Haines, John S. 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Lloyd family 3
Morris, Margaret Hill 3
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Seebohm, Benjamin 3
Swarthmore College 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Wistar, Thomas 3
Allinson, Elizabeth 2
Babbitt, James A. 2
Bacon, David 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Barton, George Aaron 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 2
Columbia University 2
Comfort family 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 2
Cresson, Charles C. 2
Cromwell, Oliver 2
Dillwyn, Sarah 2
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Fisher, Hannah Logan 2
Fisher, Thomas 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Friends Historical Commission 2
Friends World Conference 2
Garret family 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Haines, Deborah Bunting 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Haverford College. Quaker Collection 2
Hinchman, Walter 2
Hodgson, William 2
Howard family 2
Jenkins, Margaret 2
Jones, Augustine 2
Jones, Eli 2
Jones, William 2
Ladd, Benjamin 2
Leach, Robert 2
Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward) 2
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 2
Lloyd, Mary Ann 2
Lloyd, Susan H. 2
Matlack family 2
Moore, Milcah Martha 2
Morris, Beulah Sansom 2
Morris, Luke Wistar 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Newman, Henry Stanley 2
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Penington, Isaac 2
Penney, Norman 2
Provident Society for the Employment of the Poor 2
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 2
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