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Elizabeth Powell Bond Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-014
Overview Elizabeth Powell Bond (1841-1926) served for four years as Matron of Swarthmore College and was appointed as its first Dean of Women in 1890. She retired in 1906. 1906. A birthright Quaker and lifelong member of the Society of Friends, she played an important role in the development of coeducation at the College. (1860-1926), diaries and journals (1856-1925), business papers, speeches and articles, pictures, and memorabilia. Correspondents include Louisa M. Alcott, Ellen Emerson, Hannah...

Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Abstract Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.

John Greenleaf Whittier Manuscript Collection

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-063
Overview John Greenleaf Whittier was a New England Quaker poet, journalist, and abolitionist. His poetry, inspired by his religious and moral beliefs, was well regarded during his lifetime, and he was respected by both Orthodox and Hicksite Quakers. The collection contains Whittier correspondence, manuscript poetry, books, photographs and miscellaneous material.

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...

New England Non-Resistance Society Collected Records

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-New England Non-Resistance Society

Reproductions of Friends Historical Library contributions to "Legacies of Genius" exhibit

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-047
Overview This collection consists of materials compiled by the Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College (FHL) for the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries' (PACSCL's) 1988 exhibit, "Legacies of Genius: A Celebration of Philadelphia Libraries," sponsored by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania and the Library Company of Pennsylvania. Materials include slides, negatives, and black and white photographic reproductions and catalogue entries for items ranging from 1676 to...

Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-806
Overview A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.

Moses Sheppard Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-137
Overview Moses Sheppard (1775-1857) was a Quaker humanitarian and businessman of Baltimore, Maryland. He was the son of Nathan and Sarah Shoemaker Sheppard, born outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After their property was confiscated during the Revolutionary War, the family settled in Maryland. Sheppard never married and devoted most of his life to a number of social reforms, including the treatment of the insane and the colonization movement. As a member of Baltimore Monthly Meeting, he was active...

Universal Peace Union Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-038
Overview The most colorful and important peace organization to rise from the the Civil War was the Universal Peace Union (UPU). This militant band grew out of reaction against compromising tactics which the American Peace Society adopted during the Civil War.

Whittier Exhibit Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-52
Overview This collection consists of various color slides, negatives, and black and white photographs of John Greenlead Whittier's writings and works. Whittier was an American Quaker poet involved in the abolitionist movement in the nineteenth century. This collections features reproductions of his poetry as well as his anti-slavery writings and some of his personal letters to friends.

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