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A. Keith and Ruth Smiley slides

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-161
Overview A. Keith and Ruth Smiley were Quakers active in the Mohonk area. This collection consists of slides they took on their travels to England, Africa, and other sites.
Dates: 1952 - 1976

A Quaker Action Group Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...
Dates: 1965-1973

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.
Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite monthly meetings, since 1670. Included are: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. Records of the Orthodox Abington Monthly Meeting include: membership, 1827-1886; removals, 1828-1921;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1670-2017

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).
Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the Visitation...
Dates: 1786-2018

Abortion Study Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-710
Overview The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.
Dates: 1981-82

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated.

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 769
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 408
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 219
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 67
 
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 95
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 95
Quakers -- History 93
Quakers -- Social life and customs 81
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 71
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 71
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diaries 67
Society of Friends -- Delaware 61
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Society of Friends -- Maryland 58
Quakers -- Diaries 49
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 49
correspondence 47
Society of Friends -- Charities 41
Quakers -- New York (State) 39
Quaker women 38
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 33
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 31
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
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Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 30
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 29
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Quakers -- Education 28
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 28
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 26
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 23
manuscripts (documents) 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 22
Society of Friends 22
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 21
Burlington County (N.J.) -- Genealogy 21
Quakers -- New Jersey 20
Delaware County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 19
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 19
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County 19
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 18
Society of Friends -- Missions 18
photographs 18
Indians of North America 17
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 16
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 16
Quakers -- Family relationships 16
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 16
Social service -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 16
Society of Friends -- Japan 16
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Cayuga County 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Quakers -- Social service 15
Quakers -- Travel 15
Society of Friends -- History 15
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Saratoga County 15
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 15
Quaker authors 14
Society of Friends -- Delaware -- New Castle County 14
Society of Friends -- International assistance 14
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Ulster County 14
Society of Friends -- United States 14
Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 14
travel literature 14
Indians of North America -- Missions 13
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 13
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Society of Friends -- Peace testimony 13
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 13
Charities -- Pennsylvania 12
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 12
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 12
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
Quaker missionaries 12
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Lancaster County 12
Society of Friends -- Sermons 12
Society of Friends -- Vermont -- Addison County 12
Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 12
World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 12
Education -- Pennsylvania 11
Quaker abolitionists 11
Quaker businesspeople 11
Quakers -- United States 11
Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 11
Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 11
Society of Friends -- Congresses 11
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Erie County 11
World War, 1939-1945 11
commonplace books 11
letters (correspondence) 11
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 10
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Genealogy 10
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 63
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 29
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 26
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 25
Swarthmore College 24
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 23
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 22
Haverford College 18
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 16
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 13
Westtown Boarding School 13
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 9
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 9
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 9
Civilian Public Service 8
Comly, John, 1773-1850 8
Fox, George 8
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 8
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 8
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 8
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 7
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 7
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 7
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 6
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 6
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 6
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 6
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 6
Brinton, Anna Cox 5
Brown family 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Cadbury family 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 5
Friends World College 5
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 5
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 5
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 5
Poole, William, 1764-1829 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 5
Sharpless family 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Society of Friends 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 5
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 5
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton family 4
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 4
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 4
Earlham College 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Foulke family 4
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 4
Friends Ambulance Unit 4
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Friends Housing, Inc. 4
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 4
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 4
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