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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

William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of six volumes of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from the 1904-1937. Three volumes of the collection were handwritten, and the remaining three were typed by Allen. While the diaries in this collection cover a wide range of topics, entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs in each location Allen visited. In addition, Allen describes Quaker meetings he lead, and religious and political...
Dates: 1904-1937

American Friends letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...
Dates: 1682-1986

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.
Dates: 1885-1961

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Gilbert and Minnie Bowles correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two accessions of the letters of Gilbert and Minnie Bowles. The collection is comprised of both private letters and public letters meant for circulation among Friends, written by Gilbert Bowles and his wife Minnie Bowles during their religious visits to India and Japan.
Dates: 1930-1949

William W. Cadbury and Catharine J. Cadbury collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1192
Overview The principal creators in the collection are Quakers William Warder Cadbury (1877-1959) and Catharine Jones Cadbury (1884-1970) who spent most of their lives in China. William Warder Cadbury came to China as a medical missionary in 1909.
Dates: 1893-1967

William Warder Cadbury papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1160
Overview The papers of William Warder Cadbury, who was a Quaker medical missionary in China in the first half of the 20th century.
Dates: 1877-1959

Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-017
Overview The Convention of Delegates was an association of seven Hicksite Yearly Meetings who managed Indian affairs in the Northern Superintendency during the period of President U.S. Grant's “Peace Policy.” The collection contains correspondence and reports of Indian agents, extracts from minutes and reports, financial records, legislative documents, and printed materials published by the convention. Persons represented include William Burgess, John G. Gasmann, Albert L. Green, Samuel M. Janney, M.B....
Dates: 1869-1884

Edith Forsythe Sharpless papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-161
Scope and Contents This collection includes correspondence while Sharpless was a missionary in Japan, an artbook, a birthday album, teaching certificiates, among other materials.
Dates: 1910-1952

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 4
Canton Christian College 3
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Japan Committee 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Mission Board 3
American Friends Service Committee 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Friends Girls School (Ramallah, Palestine) 2
Germantown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Haverford Monthly Meeting of Friends (1904-) 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Esther B., approximately 1890-1967 2
Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China) 2
Moorestown Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1951- ) 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Rees, Deborah, 1876-1967 2
Rees, Emory J., 1870-1947 2
Sharpless, Edith Forsythe 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Women’s Foreign Missionary Association of Friends of Philadelphia 2
Adede, Rose 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Bradley, A. Day (Amos Day), -1905 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brummana High School 1
Burgess, William, d.1905 1
Burton, Emma Cadbury 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Catharine Jones 1
Cadbury, Sara Manatt 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Carter family 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Coffin, Elijah, 1798-1862 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings 1
Convention of Delegates from the Seven Yearly Meetings (Hicksite) on Indian Affairs. Executive Central Committee 1
Cook, Charity, 1745-1822 1
Darby, Deborah, 1754-1810 1
Dunn, Robert W. (Robert Williams), 1895- 1
Evans family 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Forbush, Bliss, 1896-1990 1
Fowler Orphanage (Fom-el-Kalig, Egypt) 1
Fowler Orphanage Association 1
Friends Boys School (Ramallah, Palestine) 1
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Friends Opportunity in the Orient 1
Friends Service Council 1
Friends World Committee for Consultation 1
Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association 1
Garrigues family 1
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 1
Gasmann, John G. 1
Green, Albert Lamborn, 1845-1947 1
Groth, Mary Coates 1
Haines, Joseph H. 1
Haines, William Henry 1
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 1
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 1
Hazard, Elizabeth L. 1
Henry, James M. 1
Hicks, Isaac, 1767-1820 1
Hilden, Joy Totah 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Husayni , Amin, Grand Mufti, 1893-1974 1
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 1
Jackson, Rachel, 1807?-1883 1
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 1
Japan Friends Service Committee 1
Japan Friends' Mission (Tokyo, Japan) 1
Japan Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Jones, Alice Whittier 1
Jones, Charles, M., 1844-1896 1
Jones, Eli 1
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 1
Jones, Ellen Maxfield, 1853-1904 1
Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 1
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