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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.
Dates: 1765

"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

“An Account of all the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly and Particular Meetings of the Friends of America, 1772”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-122
Overview This anonymously written volume provides a list of every meeting held in Colonial United States in 1772. Entries include the locations and dates of the yearly and quarterly meetings, and each entry for a monthly meeting includes a list of the particular meetings belonging to that monthly meeting. Meetings for Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland. The volume includes an index for the meetings at the back.
Dates: 1772

Francis Bacon diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-004
Overview Entries describe Bacon’s daily life, including descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings he attended, business transactions, social calls with friends and family, and the births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community.
Dates: 1841-1843 and 1858-1862

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Overview The biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily, includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely comprised of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.
Dates: 1955

"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

"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Overview Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and Indigenous populations.
Dates: 1941

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Overview Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on World War I from "The Christian Century."
Dates: 1924-1940

"Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-018
Overview Joseph C. Carter's manuscript, entitled "Philadelphia Quaker Philanthropists: Ann and George Williams," provides a brief biography of, and genealogical information for, Ann Trimble Williams and George Williams, and their involvement in early Philadelphia philanthropic societies, including the Magdalen Society.
Dates: 1976

Certificates of Removal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-300
Overview This collection is comprised of original and photocopied Quaker certificates of removal.
Dates: 1667-1845

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Penn, William, 1644-1718 3
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Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
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Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
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Chapman, Isaac 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
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Comfort, William Wistar 1
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Davis, Timothy 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
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Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
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Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
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Hoskins, Jane 1
Hunt, William 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Marietta, Jack D. 1
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Matlack, Mordecai 1
Matlack, Tamar Roberts 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Newlin, Rachel H. 1
North House 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Pemberton, Henry 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penn family 1
Penrose, William 1
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Price family 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Proud, Robert, 1728-1813 1
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Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
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Savery, Edward 1
Say, Thomas, 1709-1796 1
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