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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.

Brent Dow Allinson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Allinson, Brent Dow
Abstract Collection includes undated typescript writings by Allinson, pamphlets by and about him, and a newspaper clipping discussing his court martial.

Elizabeth Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Elizabeth Allinson. Includes reflections upon the death of George Dillwyn, poetry, sketch of Martha Cooper Allinson, quotes and extracts, Quaker testimonies, obituaries for Abigail Barker, Sybil Allinson, Susanna Bigg.

Allinson Family Papers

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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...

Martha Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-002
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Martha Allinson. The volume includes Quaker testimonies, extracts of poetry, hymns, accounts of miracles, and memorandums upon the death of Quaker leaders.

Anonymous commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of four volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.

Bernard Barton letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-002
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Bernard Barton, as well as correspondence related to the history of the letterbook, dated 1942.The letterbook contains personal correspondence from friends and family, and are often related to personal and family news, Barton's poetry and writings, and literature in general. Letter writers include; Charles Lamb, Thomas Campbell, Elizabeth Fry, Charles Lloyd, Andrew Ritchie, Robert Southey, John Scott, Horatio Smith,...

"Bernard Barton, Quaker Poet"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-139
Scope and Content note Photocopy of a typed manuscript written by Mildred Ayars Purnell, submitted as partial fulfillment for her M.A. in English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University.

Erica Brooks commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the five volumes of commonplace books of Erica May Brooks. The majority of the volumes are composed of poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and WWII, and includes both copied poem and originals written by Brooks.

Anna Pettit Broomell collection of poetry

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-099
Abstract This collection includes miscellaneous poetry, primarily written by Quakers, which was collected by Anna Broomell. Among items of interest is a poem by Charles Francis Jenkins to the Female Association of Philadelphia on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. Also included are poems by and related to the Pettit family.

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Names
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 5
Fisher, Thomas 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Barton, Bernard 2
Broomell, Anna Pettit 2
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
Swarthmore College 2
Aarek, Wilhelm 1
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 1
Ahab Press 1
Alexander, the Great, 356 B.C.-323 B.C. 1
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Martha Cooper 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 1
Baker, Aaron, 1772-1830 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Bates, Benjamin, 1769-1812 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bertrand family 1
Brooks, Erica May 1
Brooks, Helen Morgan 1
Brown family 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burling, Benjamin 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
Cadbury, Benjamin 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1843-1923 1
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1838-1923 1
Cadbury, John Warder 1
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 1
Carter family 1
Carter, Kathaleen Johnson, 1901-2002 1
Catullus, Gaius Valerius 1
Champney, Mary 1
Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
Clark, Amanda K., 1822?-1895 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clement, John 1
Comfort, Howard, -1904 1
Conard, Rebecca 1
Conrow, Elizabeth Biddle, -1939 1
Cope, Sarah Wistar 1
Cromwell, Oliver 1
Day, Mahlon 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Dorothy Harvey Leonard, 1925-2007 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Elfreth, Jane P. 1
Elfreth, Rebecca P. 1
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965 1
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 1
Evans, Jonathan, 1759-1839 1
Fahnestock, Zephine 1
Faulk family 1
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of Women and Children in Reduced Circumstances 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Joseph 1
Flanner, Janet, 1892-1978 1
Fling, Hannah 1
Fling, John 1
Flowers, Mary 1
Folwer, Albert Van, -1904 1
Fowler, Albert Vann, 1904- 1
Fowler, Albert W. (Albert Wose), -1940 1
Fowler, Helen W. (Helen Wose), 1907-1968 1
Fox, George 1
Friends Boarding School (Barnesville, Ohio) 1
Fulghum, Walter Benjamin 1
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 1
Gibbons, Miranda 1
Gove family 1
Gove, Levi, 1802-1885 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Gummere, Samuel James 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Haines, Catherine 1
Hartshorne, Caroline Cope Yarnall 1
Hartshorne, Henry 1
Harvey family 1
Harvey, Cyril H., 1901-1981 1
Harvey, Ruth T. (Ruth Thorp), 1899-1962 1
Haverford College 1
Hayes, John Russell, 1866-1945 1
Heap, Alice G. 1
Hill family 1
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