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Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

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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.

Edward Ash letterbook

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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.

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the four volumes of Robert Barclay's "Apology," translated into French by Georges Liens. The Apology summarized the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by Fox and other influential Friends.

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,...

William Baxter Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-011
Overview William Baxter (1824-1886) was a Quaker businessman who lived in Wayne County, Indiana, and was active in social reform, particularly in the temperance movement. The collection includes correspondence of William and his wife, Mary Baxter (1830-1918), business papers, essays and speeches on temperance and other social reforms, family memorabilia, and miscellaneous materials.

"An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs Revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-014
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten manuscript of Joseph Bolles', entitled "An Addition to the book, entitled, The Spirit of the Martyrs revived. It being a short account of some Remarkable Persecution in New England." Bolles' manuscript was originally written in 1758. This volume is a handwritten copy, copied by Charles E. Pratt, at an unknown date. The volume details the history of British Quaker martyrs in New England.

Brantingham-Stratton Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-017
Overview This collection contains papers, in part typed transcriptions, concerning the Brantingham and Stratton families, Quaker families of England and Ohio. Includes correspondence and a transcript of sea journal (1798-1799) of George Brantingham (1770-1845), an English Quaker who emigrated to Philadelphia and by 1821 had settled in Salem, Ohio. Most of the correspondence is directed to George Brantingham or his daughter Hannah from members of Brantingham's family in England, including brothers, John...

Brown family history

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

T. Corder Catchpool Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Catchpool, T. Corder
Overview T. Corder Catchpool refused any service when the Compulsory Military Service Act was passed in 1916 in Great Britain. He was in prison slightly more than two years, after which he published On Two Fronts: Letters of a Conscientious Objector, a memoir about his experiences during the war and in prison. After World War I, Catchpool became a relief worker, secretary for the Friends International Centre in Berlin, and peace worker. He performed reconciliation work with...

"Clarke's Dialogue"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-020
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume sermon, "Clarke's Dialogue." The manuscript's full title is: "A Dialogue Between a Real Christian and Seeker of Christ by an Europian Educated & Brought up in the Establish'd Church of England" written by "a schoolmaster near Burlington named Clarke."

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Fox, George 3
Penn, William, 1644-1718 3
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 2
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Penington, Isaac 2
Richardson, Hugh, 1864-1936 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Albright, William A. 1
Ash, Edward 1
Barton, Bernard 1
Baxter family 1
Baxter, Mary, 1830-1918 1
Baxter, William, 1824-1886 1
Beaton, Grace M. 1
Bolles, Joseph 1
Brantingham family 1
Brantingham, George, 1770-1845 1
Brantingham, John, 1768-1823 1
Brantingham, Joseph, 1754-1832 1
Brantingham, William, 1756-1840 1
Britain Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Brown family 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Catchpool, Corder, 1883-1952 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Clark, Roderick 1
Clarke 1
Clarkson, Thomas 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
Cooper, Emily Fletcher (FHL donor) 1
Cromwell, Oliver 1
Davies family 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dickinson, James 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Dillwyn, Sarah 1
Elser, Eugene C. 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Fearon, Jane 1
Fellowship of Friends of Truth 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Friends Ambulance Unit 1
Friends World Conference 1
Friends' Emergency & War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gayner family 1
Gayner, John, 1824-1911 1
Green, Joseph J. (Joseph Joshua), 1854-1921 1
Hall, Hannah, approximately 1836- 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Howie, Joseph B. 1
Innes, Kathleen Elizabeth Royds 1
Ion, Robert 1
James, Paul M. 1
Kamensky, Anna 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Lamb, Charles 1
Leach, Robert 1
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 1
Lindsey, Sarah Crosland 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Maule, Joshua, b. 1806 1
National Council for Prevention of War (Great Britain) 1
North, Ann Hinton 1
North, George 1
Ohio State University 1
Parrish family 1
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Penington, Mary 1
Pickard, Bertram, 1892-1973 1
Pickard, Irene 1
Platt, Edith Stratton, 1888-1986 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Quaker Press Service (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Reynolds, Reginald, 1905-1958 1
Robert Heydon Gayner (1831-1916) 1
Scantlebury, Thomas 1
Scott, Abraham 1
Sheepshanks, Mary, 1872-1958 1
Shillitoe, Thomas, 1754-1836 1
Stratton family 1
Sullivan family 1
Swett, Mary Howell 1
Thomson family 1
Thomson, Sarah 1
Tuke, Esther, 1727-1794 1
War Resisters' International 1
Wayne County (Ind.) 1
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