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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.
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."
Overview The scrapbook of the Friends' Institute includes materials related to the Friends' Institute for Young Men, particularly for the lectures and events of the organization. Lectures focus on a variety of topics, including business ethics, party politics, early friends and their services in America, the idolatry of culture, and Siberian convicts. Also included are the annual reports of the board of managers.
Overview Walter G. Heacock's scrapbook is largely comprised of postcards of Quaker meeting houses collected by Heacock, along with typed descriptions of the meeting house featured in each postcard. The majority of the postcards are from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, though there are a few from other states and Canada. The volume also includes newspaper clippings related to Quakers and Quaker history.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The scrapbook has an embossed cover titled Joseph C. Turnpenny and contains a collection of approximately 60 mostly loose 19th century engravings, lithographs, full-sized silhouettes, photographs, post cards, and other prints, primarily of Quaker and Philadelphia scenes. It is labelled on the first page "Elizabeth Bunting Scrapbook," but the contents indicate that Joseph C. Turnpenny, a member of Spruce Street Monthly Meeting, was a collector, perhaps together with Elizabeth Bunting and later...
Dates: 1833 - 1926
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 3
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 2
- Quakers 3
- Quakers -- History 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
- clippings (information artifacts) 3
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 2
- Art, Quaker 1
- Buck Hill Falls (Pa.) 1
- Farming -- Records 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 1
- Photography 1
- Quakers -- World War, 1914–1918 1
- World War, 1914-1918 1
- journals (accounts) 1
- postcards 1 ∧ less
- Allen family 1
- Atkinson family 1
- Atkinson, Gertrude, 1874-1948 1
- Atkinson, Wilmer, 1840-1920 1
- Bunting, Elizabeth 1