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Guide to miscellaneous Quaker series

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Identifier: HC.MC-975
Scope and Content note The goal of this finding aid is to help users navigate the series that organize the manuscript collections in MC.975. This collection consists of bound items, including manuscript journals & diaries, commonplace books, scrapbooks, financial records, correspondence and letterbooks, and other miscellaneous items, related to Quaker individuals and families, or to Quakerism and Quaker history.These manuscript volumes are arranged on the shelves in 11 different record...
Dates: 1683-ongoing

Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1213
Abstract The Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles family papers house the correspondence of a Quaker family who lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Woodbury, New Jersey; Wilmington, Delaware; and other surrounding areas from approximately 1840 to 1882. A majority of the letters were written to or by Sarah Cooper Tatum Hilles; her husband, John Smith Hilles; and other Tatum or Hilles family members. There is a small sampling of assorted family papers, dating from 1825 to 1901. Included, among other items, are...
Dates: Bulk, 1840-1882 1791-1930; Majority of material found within 1840 - 1882

Eli and Sybil Jones Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1009-A
Overview This collection contains materials from Eli and Sybil Jones, as well as Susan Taber Jones, James Parnell Jones, Virginia Costello Jones, and other materials related to the work and ministry of Eli and Sybil Jones.
Dates: 1830-1890

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones was born on January 25, 1863 in South China, Maine. His parents were Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones. Their family had been Quakers, and he was brought up in a spartan and religious household. By his own estimate, Rufus M. Jones was deeply influenced as a child by his Aunt Peace Jones for her life of Quaker homily and, as a young man, the spirituality and philosophical powers of oratory and discourse of his other aunt and uncle, the ministers Eli and Sybil Jones. He...
Dates: 1860 - 1997; Majority of material found within 1860 - 1997

Isaac Proctor papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-151
Overview This collection is comprised of the papers of Isaac Proctor. The majority of the collection is composed of the personal correspondence of Proctor from the end of the 18th century, but also includes a single, small diary, and a single folder of his financial records.
Dates: 1790-1830

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

Andrew H. Woods papers

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Identifier: BMC-M78
Overview Andrew H. Woods (1872 – 1956) became vice president of Canton College in Canton, China in 1899. He maintained his association with Canton College throughout the Boxer Rebellion and the dethronement of the Manchu Dynasty. Woods moved back and forth between China and the United States with his wife, Fanny Sinclair, who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1901. In 1929, the couple and their children settled in Iowa. In Iowa, Woods worked as a professor and practitioner of neurology and psychology. ...
Dates: 1885 - 1956
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

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Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fox, George 1
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 1
Harvard University 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 1
Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
Hilles, Sarah Lancaster 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Iowa State Medical Society 1
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Jones, James Parnell 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, Susan Taber 1
Jones, Sybil 1
Jones, Virginia Costello 1
New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Sinclair, Agnes 1
Sinclair, Amy 1
Sinclair, Carol 1
Sinclair, Caroline 1
Sinclair, Elsie 1
Sinclair, Fanny 1
Sinclair, Rob 1
Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
University of Pennsylvania 1
Washington and Lee University 1
Westchester County Bible Society (Westchester County, N.Y.) 1
Westtown Boarding School 1
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 1
Wood, James, 1839-1925 1
Woods, Tom S. 1
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