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Bettle Family materials

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-245
Overview This collection contains eight letters written to members of the Bettle family.
Dates: 1825-1846

Jane Bettle correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-023
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Jane Bettle.
Dates: 1813-1851

John W. Biddle letter

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-252
Overview This collection contains an autographed letter written by John W. Biddle.
Dates: 1925

Cornelia Blow letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-02-006
Overview This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Cornelia Blow. The volume is comprised of personal correspondence primarily addressed to Blow’s mother and father on her travels through Europe with her traveling companion Meade between the dates of November, 1862 and May, 1863. Additionally included are a copy of a letter from Blow’s mother addressed to Blow and one pressed fern. Letters are written from a variety of European locations including Liverpool, Paris, Bordeaux,...
Dates: 1862-1863

Phyllis Pray Bober papers

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Identifier: BMC-2004-08
Overview Phyllis Pray Bober (b. 1920) received her B.A. from Wellesley College in 1941. In 1973 she accepted the position of Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Bryn Mawr College which she held until 1980. Bober's life long interest in culinary history led to courses, "historical banquets", and a book: Art, Culture, and Cuisine: Ancient and Medieval Gastronony. The collection consist of miscellaneous materials on Bober's career, miscellaneous research notes, typescripts, materials...
Dates: 1940 - 2002
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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

Branch Family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-028
Overview This collection is comprised of the correspondence of the Branch family.
Dates: 1899-1921

Zelma Corning Brandt papers

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Identifier: BMC-M92
Overview Zelma Corning Brandt (1891-1990) was a social crusader active throughout the twentieth century. Her chief interests included the independence and development of colonial countries, American Indian affairs, nuclear disarmament, women’s issues, and geriatric concerns. The collection consists of correspondence, travel notes, diaries and writings, and publications and reports, especially from 1960-1989. Brandt’s longevity and attention to detail provide a complete view of various world and...
Dates: 1906 - 1989
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

James Bringhurst papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Overview This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant.
Dates: 1780-1802

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 268
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 58
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correspondence 249
Quakers 169
Quakers -- History 154
letters (correspondence) 92
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minutes (administrative records) 14
scrapbooks 14
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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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