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Scope and Contents The letters and documents in this collection, including by many prominent Friends, shed light on several aspects of Quaker history and thought from religious to economic and cultural developments. Topics discussed include news of family and Friends, slavery and freedmen, Native Americans, Society of Friends affairs and controversies (e.g. Elias Hicks American Friends' Letters and the Separation of 1827-1828, the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, the Richmond Declaration of Faith), as well as women's...
Overview Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.
Abstract Includes outline and course materials for five lectures given at Pendle Hill in the winter of 1975, notes on "Ethics and Theology in the Hicksite Separation" and the manuscript of a lecture on "Quakers and the Trinity" given at Swarthmore College in the spring of 1975.
Overview This collection consists of documents pertaining to and the hand-signed letters of prominent American figures of the early 1920s. Many concern explorer Henry Grant Bryant and the Melville-Bryant Drift Cask Experiment. Other notable persons associated with this collection include Martin van Buren, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Ulysses S. Grant, and James Buchanan. Additionally, there are two autograph books within the collection.
Dates: 1835 - 1929
Found in: Bryn Mawr College
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.
Overview Collected sermons received from miscellaneous sources.
Dates: 1737 - 1870
From the Women of Philadelphia U.S.A. in Answer to the Friendly Address of the Women of Exeter, England, on the Subject of Peace
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-From the women of Philadelphia U.S.A.
Abstract Handwritten draft of a reply to an address from women of Exeter, England, in response to their plea urging their American sisters to help prevent war between England and the United States. This draft, of which the final version no longer exists, warns that a mother could sow the seed of blood-thirsty ambition in her son "when in his childish hours she gave him tiny weapons, and taught him how to mimic war's murderous game." Signed by Lucretia Mott. The reply, which was sent to England and is...
Found in: Swarthmore College Peace Collection
Abstract This collection includes the journal of Ruth Anne Hillborn from 1864-1868. She relates events concerning the emancipation of slaves, the U. S. Civil War, and the Presidency of Abraham Lincoln. She also describes Lucretia Mott and her ministry. This collection also includes miscellaneous poetry, a facsimile letter to the Women's Aid Association of Philadelphia about efforts in freedman's relief, a letter from John Bailey on Quaker ministry, and extracts from an account of the death of George F....
Abstract Collection of manuscripts of the Lewis and Pratt families of Delaware County in Pennsylvania. Includes bible pages with births, marriages, and deaths, as well as Quaker documents. Of particular interest is a letter from Thomas H. Speakman to his sister, M.M. Jenkinson on an inheritance which also includes a reference to Rowland Johnson, Lucretia Mott, Clement Biddle, and James Martin at the Cherry Street meeting house.
Dates: ca.1790-1851 & n.d
Overview This collection contains the papers and writings of Margaret Hope Bacon. Included within the collection are research materials compiled about Edward Townsend, William Biddle, and Lucretia Mott, documents relating to the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom, the Friends Historical Library, the Fair Hill Board, Farmington Meeting House, and Fair Hill Burial Grounds, and personal writings including Memorial poetry, correspondance, and historical writings.
- Names: Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 X
- Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 11
- Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 2
- Bryn Mawr College 1
- Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 3
- Abolitionists -- United States 2
- Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 2
- Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
- Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States 2
- Social reformers -- United States 2
- Spirituality -- Society of Friends 2
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Public Opinion 2
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 2
- American fiction 1
- Antislavery movements 1
- Antislavery movements -- United States 1
- Authors, American -- 20th century 1
- Business 1
- Canada -- Description and Travel 1
- Feminism -- United States 1
- Feminism -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Feminists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Hicksites 1
- Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
- Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 1
- Poetry -- Women authors -- 19th century 1
- Prison reformers 1
- Progressive Quakers 1
- Quaker prison reformers 1
- Quaker women 1
- Quaker women -- Biography 1
- Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 1
- Quaker women -- United States 1
- Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Genealogy 1
- Quakers -- History 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- West Chester 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- United States 1
- Québec (Province) 1
- Reviews (Criticism) 1
- Slavery -- United States 1
- Social problems -- United States 1
- Society of Friends -- Doctrines 1
- Society of Friends -- Education 1
- Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 1
- Society of Friends -- Indian affairs -- History 1
- Society of Friends -- Missions -- Japan 1
- Society of Friends -- New York (State) 1
- Society of Friends -- Sermons 1
- Society of Friends -- Wilburite controversy 1
- Spiritual life -- Society of Friends 1
- Spiritualism -- New York (State) 1
- Underground Railroad -- New York (State) -- Rochester 1
- United States -- History -- Colonial period -- ca. 1600-1775 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 1
- Voyages and travels -- 19th century 1
- Women -- Suffrage -- United States -- History 1
- Women abolitionists -- United States -- Correspondence 1
- Women and peace -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 1
- Women and peace -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- Women social reformers 1
- Women social reformers -- United States 1
- Women's rights -- United States 1
- Women's rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
- diaries 1 ∧ less