Skip to main content Skip to search results
Archives & Manuscripts

Showing Collections: 1 - 10 of 1472

"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...

A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present order,...

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.

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
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...

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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...

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.

All American Friends Conference (Oskaloosa, Ia.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-002
Overview All American Friends Conference (1929) was a conference of Quakers from the United States and Canada which was held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, in September 1929. This collection contains a journal kept by Rebecca Thomas Miller, program, list of participants, pictures, and other records relating to the Conference.

Filtered By

  • Subject: Quakers X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 727
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 627
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 111
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 6
Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 63
Swarthmore College 54
Haverford College 35
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 30
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 26
∨ more
Westtown Boarding School 25
Fox, George 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 17
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 16
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 16
Penn, William, 1644-1718 14
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 14
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 13
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Lloyd family 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 10
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Civilian Public Service 9
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 9
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 9
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 9
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 8
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Brown family 7
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 7
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Moore family 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Smith family 7
Society of Friends 7
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Cadbury family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Jones, Mary Hoxie 6
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Scattergood, Joseph 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Williams family 6
Allen family 5
Bacon family 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 5
Bettle, Samuel 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Bryn Mawr College 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Comfort, William Wistar 5
Cooper family 5
Cope family 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Earlham College 5
Elkinton family 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 5
Foulke family 5
Friends General Conference 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jones family 5
Margaret Hill Morris 5
Morris family 5
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 5
∧ less