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1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Overview This collection contains a ticket to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.

8th Dimension records

 Collection
Identifier: HCF-004
Overview These records document the history of Haverford's community service organization.

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

 Collection
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...

William Smith Collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-996
Overview This collection contains a handwritten copy of correspondance from William Smith, an Anglican priest and the first Provost of Philadelphia College (later the University of Pennsylvania), to an unnamed acquaintance in England regarding the political history of colonial Pennsylvania and the threat of a French invasion of the colony. Includes harsh criticism of the Germans residing in Pennsylvania and of the political inaction of the Quaker political elite.

A Cross Country Trip, 1890

 Item
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-004
Overview "A Cross Country Trip" is a photo album that follows an individual's month-long journey from Chicago, Illinois through Canada, the Northwest United States, and Southwestern United States before returning to Chicago. It includes images from Manitoba and British Columbia, Canada, Washington State, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and Illinois. While on this trip, the photographer captured images of the Chicago Stockyard, various industrial complexes, wildlife, canyons, rivers, and Native Americans.

"A Journey to Bath: A Comedy"

 Collection — Volume: 1
Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-009
Overview Typed copy of the play manuscript found in the British Library.

John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry

 Collection
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"

 Collection
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

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

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 13
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 13
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 13
Cope family 11
Penn, William, 1644-1718 11
Westtown Boarding School 11
Jones, Mary Hoxie 10
Morris family 10
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 10
Morley, Christopher 9
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Evans family 8
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 8
Smith, Daniel B. 8
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 7
Cadbury family 7
Harvard University 7
Haverford Loganian Society 7
Kelsey, Rayner Wickersham 7
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 7
Sharpless, Joshua 7
Taylor, George Washington 7
Bettle, Samuel 6
Brown family 6
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 6
Civilian Public Service 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 6
Cope, Thomas Pim 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 6
Lloyd family 6
Morris, Margaret Hill 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Society of Friends 6
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 6
Wistar, Thomas 6
Bacon family 5
Benson, Lewis 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 5
Emlen, Samuel 5
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Gummere, Francis Barton 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
Haverford College. Office of the President 5
Jones, Eli 5
Jones, Sybil 5
Leeds family 5
Matlack family 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
Rhoads, Samuel, Jr., 1806-1868 5
Roberts, Charles, 1846-1902 5
Scattergood, Joseph 5
Sharpless family 5
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 5
Stokes family 5
Taylor family 5
Taylor, Francis Richards 5
Vining, Elizabeth Gray 5
Wistar, Edward Morris (1852-1941) 5
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 4
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 4
Carter family 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 4
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 4
Evans, William, 1787-1867 4
Fisher, Thomas 4
Fothergill, Samuel 4
Greene, Rowland 4
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 4
Gummere, Samuel James 4
Haines, Mary R. (Mary Rhoads) 4
Haverford College. Board of Managers 4
Howard family 4
Jones family 4
Leeds, Morris Evans 4
Morris, Beulah Sansom 4
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 4
Rhoads family 4
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