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Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...
Dates: 1789-1905

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.
Dates: 1862-1922

William Aubrey correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Overview This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.
Dates: Undated.

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.
Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Bacon family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1226
Overview Included are letters to the Bacons from family and friends; biographical and genealogical materials; travel letters; Margaret Hope Bacon's diaries of her trip to China under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee, 1972; to Australia, 1989 and Galapagos, 1992; to Costa Rica and Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1988; and Egypt, 1990; Margaret Hope Bacon's letters; Allen Bacon's letters; stories by Norman Borchardt (M.H. Bacon's father); Francis Bacon in Germany.
Dates: 1725-1993

Bacon Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-012
Overview This collection is comprised of a single volume diary, as well as correspondence from various members of the Bacon family.
Dates: 1874-1909

"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

James E. Baker papers

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Identifier: HCS-003-054
Overview James Estes Baker, Haverford College class of 1956, enjoyed a lengthy career as a member of the United States diplomatic corps, including a period of service for the United Nations. The collection offers insight into Baker’s life and diplomatic career, with a large quantity of materials relating to the media scrutiny occasioned by his appointment as the first Black US diplomat to serve in South Africa during Apartheid. Collected materials include biographical information, personal...
Dates: 1972-2011

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.
Dates: 1776-1815

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 268
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 58
Bryn Mawr College 35
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correspondence 249
Quakers 169
Quakers -- History 154
letters (correspondence) 92
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diaries 43
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania 32
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commonplace books 21
Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 19
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 17
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 14
Quakers -- Social life and customs 14
minutes (administrative records) 14
scrapbooks 14
Haverford (Pa.) 13
Quakers -- Travel 12
family papers 12
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World War, 1914-1918 11
research notes 11
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Indians of North America 10
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Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 4
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 4
Quaker women -- United States 4
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
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Westtown Boarding School 6
Cope family 5
Fox, George 4
Harvard University 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
American Red Cross 3
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 3
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 3
Cadbury family 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Evans family 3
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Guilford College 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morris family 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Morris, Margaret Hill 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Sharpless family 3
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Allinson family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Archaeological Institute of America 2
Association for the Care of Colored Orphans 2
Bacon family 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1885-1944 2
Canton Christian College 2
Carpenter, Rhys 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 2
Davison, John (John H.) 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Earlham College 2
Eastman School of Music 2
Edwards family 2
Eliot, Charles William 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Fisher, Thomas 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Garrett, Thomas Harrison 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 2
Howell family 2
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.) 2
Jones, Eli 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 2
Kite family 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Ladd, Benjamin 2
Leeds, Josiah W. (Josiah Woodward) 2
Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 2
Letchworth, John 2
Ly , Juwan Usang 2
McBride, Katharine Elizabeth 2
Moore, Marianne 2
Morley, Christopher 2
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 2
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 2
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