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Allinson Family Papers

Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and settlement...

American Friends Service Committee papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single news letter, and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.

Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.

Takeo Arishima correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, and a single portrait photograph of him.

Thomas Arnold correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-005
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.

Edward Ash letterbook

Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook with copies of the letters of John Thirnbeck. The volume includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions, and family news. Letter writers include: Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox.

A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends Association...

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored...

Richard Mead Atwater papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862, written during his senior year at Providence Friends Boarding School (later Moses Brown School) ; letters concerning Brown University from which Atwater graduated in 1865, including from Caroline Hazard, W.H.P. Faunce, and William R. Harper ; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.

William Aubrey correspondence

Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 3
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Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
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National American Woman Suffrage Association 2
New York State Reformatory for Women (Bedford Hills, N.Y.) 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
Price, Eli K. (Eli Kirk), 1797-1884 2
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Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 2
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