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William Jeanes Memorial Library Controversy Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-083
Overview Mary Knowles (b. 1910), a librarian at the William Jeanes Memorial Library in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, and Plymouth Monthly Meeting were the center of a “Red Scare” controversy in 1953-56 when Mrs. Knowles was accused of being a member of the Communist Party. Mary Knowles had pleaded the Fifth Amendment in 1953 before the Jenner Committee (Senate Internal Security Subcommittee) regarding her employment as secretary at the Samuel Adams School in Boston Mass. When she refused to take the...
Dates: 1939-1961 [bulk 1953-1960]

Williams family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-201
Abstract Contains family correspondence and some other papers of the extended Williams family, primarily from Esther and Benjamin Williams who were Philadelphia Quakers and from their nephew, Charles B. Williams, the son of Thomas Williams. Correspondents include Lippincotts, Warner, Roberts, and Dubre family members. Of special interest is a letter from Charles B. Williams, 1853, describing the vacationing habits of Philadelphians at mid-century. Also, a 1856 letter from Isaac Williams concerning the...
Dates: 1804-1863

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.
Dates: 1931-2010

Sarah Wistar diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-088
Overview Early diary entries describe Sallie's classes and studies in her efforts to earn her high school diploma, while later entries describe social calls, illnesses in the family, and other family news, as well as Sallie's responsibilities as the eldest daughter living at home.
Dates: 1857-1859

Thomas Wistar journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Overview Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C. and various trips to Native American Reservations and Indian Agencies, including the Seneca Nation and the Wichita Indian Agency. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.
Dates: 1841-1875

John Wood, Jr. and Jean Brown Wood Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wood, John
Overview John Wood served in Civilian Public Service (CPS) at the Big Flats CPS Camp (#46) in Big Flats, New York, during 1942-1943, and for a short time in 1943 at Guilford College (unit #101).
Dates: 1934-1943

Worship and Care Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-410
Scope and Contents Records of the Worship and Care Standing Committee of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1998-2003.
Dates: 1998-2003

Anna Yarnall diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-094
Overview Anna Yarnall's diary entries describe weather, social calls, domestic duties, family news, attendance at meetings, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and the health of herself and family members.
Dates: 1856-1885

Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-076
Overview Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1892 in Kennett Square, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1892-1905, in one bound volume.
Dates: 1892-1905

Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.) Minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-279
Overview Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1895 in West Chester, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1895-1904, in one bound volume.
Dates: 1895-1904

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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 242
Quakers -- Social life and customs 104
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 85
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correspondence 20
genealogies (histories) 20
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 8
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account books 8
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Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 7
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Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 7
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Social Service -- Pennsylvania 7
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Quakers -- Delaware 6
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 6
deeds 6
letters (correspondence) 6
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 5
Literature -- Societies, etc. 5
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
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Quakers -- Great Britain 5
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Quakers -- Virginia 5
Quakers in business 5
Seneca Indians 5
Society of Friends -- Correspondence 5
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United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 5
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 5
scrapbooks 5
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 4
American poetry 4
Antislavery movements 4
Bucks County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 4
Church work with older people -- Society of Friends 4
Church work with the poor -- Society of Friends 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Delaware County (Pa.) 4
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 4
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Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
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Swarthmore College 43
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 16
American Friends Service Committee 14
Westtown Boarding School 11
Haverford College 7
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Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 7
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 7
Penn, William, 1644-1718 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 6
Lloyd family 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Foulke family 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Hunn family 5
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Smith family 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Comly, John, 1773-1850 4
Cope family 4
Elkinton family 4
Evans family 4
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 4
Palmer family 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Scattergood, Joseph 4
Sharpless family 4
Smedley family 4
Taylor family 4
Truman, George 4
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 4
Williams family 4
Allen family 3
Bunting family 3
Cooper family 3
Darlington family 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 3
Fisher family 3
Fisher, Thomas, 1741-1810 3
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 3
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 3
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 3
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 3
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 3
Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912 3
Mather family 3
Miller family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 3
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 3
Parrish, Edward, 1822-1872 3
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Preston, Ann, 1813-1872 3
Price family 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Richardson family 3
Savery, William, 1750-1804 3
Schofield, Martha 3
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 3
Sellers family 3
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 3
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 3
Thomas family 3
Walker family 3
Walton family 3
Warner family 3
Wharton family 3
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
A Quaker Action Group 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
American Anti-slavery Society 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Atkinson family 2
Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 2
Bacon family 2
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bartram family 2
Bassett family 2
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Birdsall, William W. (William Wilfred), 1854-1909 2
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 2
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