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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This...

"A Journey to Bath: A Comedy"

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-009

John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single handwritten manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman." The manuscript describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...

Academic Computing Center records

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Identifier: HCE-005-004
Overview Newsletters, guides, and correspondence related to academic computing at Haverford.

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single bound volume. The original account was written in 1798 & 1799. This copy, in an unknown hand, was likely written in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Scope and Contents note This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England. The duplicated volumes begin with a letter written by "S.R.G" to George Dillwyn, describing the value and concerns of Quaker education. George Dillwyn carried the concern of religious education, and concieved an idea of creating a simliar school to Ackworth in America, which became Westtown School, outside of...

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Haverford College 86
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Fox, George 18
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 12
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 11
Westtown Boarding School 11
Penn, William, 1644-1718 10
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 10
Cope family 9
Morris family 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 8
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 7
Bryn Mawr College 7
Harvard University 7
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 7
Morley, Christopher 7
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 7
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 7
Sharpless, Joshua 7
Smith, Daniel B. 7
Taylor, George Washington 7
Brown family 6
Cadbury family 6
Civilian Public Service 6
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Evans family 6
Jones, Mary Hoxie 6
Lloyd family 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 6
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Society of Friends 6
Bettle, Samuel 5
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 5
Comfort, William Wistar 5
Cope, Thomas Pim 5
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 5
Emlen, Samuel 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
Margaret Hill Morris 5
Matlack family 5
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868 5
Scattergood, Joseph 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Wistar, Thomas 5
Bacon family 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 4
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 4
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 4
Fisher, Thomas 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Greene, Rowland 4
Gummere, Francis Barton 4
Gummere, Samuel James 4
Haverford Loganian Society 4
Howard family 4
Jones, Eli 4
Jones, Sybil 4
Leeds, Morris Evans 4
Morris, Beulah Sansom 4
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 4
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 4
Roberts, Charles, 1846-1902 4
Seebohm, Benjamin 4
Sharpless family 4
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 4
Smith, John, 1722-1771 4
Smith, Richard 4
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 4
Stokes family 4
Taylor family 4
Taylor, Francis Richards 4
Vining, Elizabeth Gray 4
Wistar, Edward Morris 4
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 4
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 4
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 3
Bacon, David 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Benezet, Anthony 3
Benson, Lewis 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
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