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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

Hadassah M. L. (Hadassah Moore Leeds) Holcombe Diaries

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-063
Overview Hadassah M.L. Holcombe (1891-1978) was a Quaker educator who was a co-founder of the Friends Council of Education and served as Secretary of the Friends General Conference and Chairman of the Committee on Education of the Friends World Conference. Hadassah Holcombe taught mathematics at the Germantown Friends School for ten years, and, in addition to her other activities, served on the Boards of Swarthmore College, Antioch, George School, Sidwell Friends, and Haverford College. The collection...
Dates: 1904-1937

Emily Howland Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-066
Overview Emily Howland (1827-1929) was a Quaker humanitarian and educator who is particularly known for her work with formerly-enslaved African Americans in Virginia during and after the American Civil War. A birthright Friend, Emily Howland was the only daughter of Slocum and Hannah (Tallcot) Howland of Sherwood, N.Y. She was educated locally and for a brief period in Philadelphia, and then moved to Washington, D.C. in 1857 to teach at the Miner School for Freedmen. During the war she worked at a...
Dates: 1763-1929

Helen Clements Kirk papers

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Identifier: A12-45
Abstract Helen Clements Kirk was a student at Bryn Mawr from 1888-1892. She studied History and Economics. This collection consists of papers belonging to Helen and her family, particularly her mother, Emma Newbold Clements, and her father, Samuel Clements. Most of the collection consists of correspondence from Helen to her mother, which spans two decades, 1888-1908. In her letters from college, Helen writes about her social life, academics, professors, and events on campus. In letters written after...
Dates: 1881 - 1917
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

E. Mae Myers papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-301
Overview The collection contains diaries and memorabilia of E. Mae Myers (1879-1953), a Quaker educator and graduate of the Martin Academy and Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1896 - 1942

Speer Family papers

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Identifier: BMC-M72
Overview The Speer Family papers represent four generations of that family, with the bulk of material attributed to the last two generations, especially Robert Elliott Speer and his wife and three of his five children: Emma Bailey, Elliott, Margaret Bailey, and William Speer. The family was active in the Presbyterian Church, serving that institution in a variety of different capacities. The children, in addition to their religious roles, held prominent positions in academic administration. The...
Dates: 1802 - 1982; Majority of material found within 1883 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Emma Waln diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.
Dates: 1890-1891

Sarah D. Wilt diary

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-01-001
Overview This collection contains a diary created by Sarah D. Wilt between the years 1864 and 1872. In her entries she wrote about traveling with her family.
Dates: 1864-1872

Sarah Wistar diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-088
Overview Early diary entries describe Sallie's classes and studies in her efforts to earn her high school diploma, while later entries describe social calls, illnesses in the family, and other family news, as well as Sallie's responsibilities as the eldest daughter living at home.
Dates: 1857-1859

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