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Ash-Schofield Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of Samuel...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

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

Broomell-Cleghorn-Fisher Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-278
Overview This collection contains material collected by Anna Pettit Broomell and primarily consists of the writings and correspondence of Broomell, Dorothy Canfield Fisher, and Sarah Cleghorn.
Dates: 1876-1967

Edith K. Bushong family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-015
Abstract These papers include the journal of Edith Bushong from 1856 to 1858, detailing the life of the wife of a 19th century Quaker farmer. The papers also include essays and a copy book of Abraham Rakestraw, recording his editorial letters to newspapers under various pseudonyms.
Dates: 1833-1872

Comly-White Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-030
Overview John Comly, a Quaker minister and school master, was born in 1773. He married Rebecca Budd, a fellow teacher at the Westtown School, in 1803. They operated the Pleasant Hill Boarding School on their Byberry farm from 1804-1815. The collection includes family correspondence, the journal of John Comly's brother, Isaac, other manuscript writings, financial and legal papers, and miscellaneous papers. Also includes the ledger and memorabilia of Pleasant Hill Boarding School and papers of Helen Comly...
Dates: 1771-1961

Jean Scobie Davis papers

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Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....
Dates: 1892 - 1985
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Jacob R. Elfreth Jr. diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-020
Overview The diaries of Jacob R. Elfreth Jr., a Quaker merchant, elder, and minister. Early diaries, from 1861 to 1867, focus on military movement and battles during the Civil War, reactions to President Lincoln's assassination, and the political tensions during the aftermath of the war. The majority of entries detail day-to-day activities, family news, news of Elfreth's carpet business, attendance at Quaker meetings, social calls, accounts of weather, and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker...
Dates: 1861-1924

Anna Gillingham Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-051
Overview Anna Gillingham (1878-1964) was a prominent Quaker educator and author. She taught at Friends Central School in Philadelphia from 1901-05, was school psychologist in the Ethical Culture School in New York City from 1905-36, directed the remedial reading program at the Punahon School in Honolulu from 1936-38, and was a consultant on remedial reading after 1938. She also co-authored a book on remedial training for children with Stillman. She was co-founder of the Orton Society, a national...
Dates: 1849-1962

Nathalie Gookin papers

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Identifier: A82-39
Abstract Nathalie Gookin was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1916-1920. Her collection consists of daily letters written to her parents and aunt during her time in college, as well as some letters from before she matriculated and some from after she graduated. She was admitted to Bryn Mawr with a $100 Western States Scholarship at the age of sixteen and she was the youngest person in the college. She lived in Rockefeller dorm all four years, majored in English and Latin, and graduated 5th in her class,...
Dates: 1916 - 1920
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock, and...
Dates: 1773-1928

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American Friends Service Committee 3
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Jones family 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Society of Friends 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 2
Vatican Council (2nd : 1962-1965 : Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) 2
Agnes Scott College 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
American School of Classical Studies at Athens 1
American Women's College in Beirut 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Archaeological Institute of America 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Bailey, Charles Lukens 1
Bailey, Emma Harriet Doll 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company 1
Barbour, Constance Speer 1
Barnard, Ella K. (Ella Kent), 1853- 1
Barnard, Mary A. (Mary Anna), 1828-1865 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Beans, Mary, b. 1811 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton family 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers in Industry 1
Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
Bushong family 1
Bushong, Edith K., 1836-1914 1
Carpenter, Rhys 1
Charles F. Kettering Foundation 1
Cheltenham Academy, Cheltenham, Pennsylvania 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Child, Mary H. (Mary Hough), 1803-1874 1
Christian Arbitration and Peace Society 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clements, Emma Newbold 1
Clements, Samuel 1
Comly family 1
Comly, Charles B. (Charles Budd), 1808-1894 1
Comly, Debby Ann, 1812-1882 1
Comly, Isaac, 1779-1847 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Comly, Rebecca, 1773-1832 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Cratty, Mabel 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIII : 1981 : Moscow) 1
Dartmouth Conference (XIV : 1984 : Dartmouth) 1
Davis, Jean Scobie 1
Davis, John D., 1854-1926 1
Davis, Marguerite Scobie 1
Dodge, Grace H. (Grace Hoadley) 1
Dostoyevsky, Fyodor, 1821-1881 1
Earlham College 1
Eaton Institute 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Eichenberg, Fritz, 1901-1990 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Eliot, Charles William 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Fisher family 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Hannah Rodman, 1764-1819 1
Fisher, Jabez Maud, 1750-1779 1
Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 1
Fosdick, Harry Emerson 1
Foster School for Girls (Clifton Springs, N.Y.) 1
Foulke family 1
Freund, Hans 1
Friends Council on Education (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 1
Friends World Conference. Committee on Education 1
Friends of Ramallah Friends Meeting (Quakers) 1
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