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William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.
Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.
Dates: 1755-1756

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

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

George Bacon diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-005
Overview George Bacon's entries largely focus on descriptions of the weather, Quaker meetings attended, Yearly Meetings attended, births, deaths, and marriages in the Quaker community, social calls, and news of his family and business. In addition to the 17 original volumes of diaries, the collection includes a folder of partial transcripts of Bacon's diaries, some typed, some handwritten, as well as an index of journal entries by topic.
Dates: 1813-1829

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

Joel and Hannah Bean Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-012
Overview Joel Bean (1835-1914) and his wife, Hannah Elliott Bean (1830-1909), were prominent Quaker ministers in Iowa Yearly Meeting in the mid-nineteenth century when Quaker settlements were expanding in Iowa. Joel Bean was born in Alton, New Hampshire, in 1825, the son of John and Elizabeth Hill Bean, and educated at Friends Boarding School in Providence, Rhode Island. He migrated to Iowa in 1853, and taught school at West Branch, Iowa, from 1850 to 1861. In 1859, he married Hannah Elliott Shipley in...
Dates: 1825-1914

Biddle family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...
Dates: 1793-1951

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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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Kite family 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Society of Friends 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Bacon, David 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Harvard University 2
Hunn family 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Moore family 2
Morris family 2
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 2
Schofield, Martha 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Turner family 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Alexander, H.P. 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
American Bible Society 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Andrews, Peter 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Backhouse, James, d. 1890 1
Bacon, George 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, James, 1822-1915 1
Beck, M.E. 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Bewley, Maria, d.1886 1
Bewley, Samuel 1
Biddle family 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Mary, 1780-1849 1
Biddle, Owen, 1737-1799 1
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Blunston family 1
Bond, Carrie D.L. (Carrie Damon Lupton), b. 1883 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Braithwaite, J. Bevan (Joseph Bevan), 1818-1905 1
Braithwaite, Martha, 1823-1895 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1767-1834 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
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