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A Quaker Action Group Records

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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,...

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Scope and Content note This collection includes the original copy of David Bacon’s journal kept during his time with the Six Nations in 1794, as well as two photocopies. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the American and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the American Revolutionary War....

"Biographical Sketch of Joshua Longstreth Baily"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-007
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript biography of Joshua Longstreth Baily, written by Alfred Baily. The volume includes a brief history of the Baily family, and is largely composed of extracts of Joshua Baily's letters.

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Scope and Contents note This collection includes 43 original, bound, handwritten volumes of Joshua Baily’s personal diaries, spanning the majority of his adult life. Baily began keeping diaries at the age of nineteen and continued to write daily entries throughout his life, though diaries for the years 1857-1878 are missing. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries describe his attendance at both religious and secular lectures, and his attendance at...

Esther A. and Llyod Balderston papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Scope and Contents Genealogical and autobiographical materials of Lloyd Balderston, letters and other papers from Japan of Esther A. Balderston Jones, letters of the Germantown, PA family of Lloyd and Mary Balderson, as well as photographs from Japan and China.

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Scope and Content This collection is comprised of the single volume typed manuscript of Gergory Barnes' "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography." The manuscript provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683 to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Anna Pettit Broomell Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-019
Overview This collection contains papers and relics collected by Anna Pettit Broomell concerning Quaker families of Columbiana County, Ohio, and Salem County, New Jersey. It includes family correspondence, accounts, albums, school copybooks, notebooks, piece book, almanacs, clippings, printed material, and memorabilia of the Pettit, Hussey, Griffith, and related families. Includes letters from Hannah G. Pettit of Columbiana County, Ohio, to her sister, Hester G. Hussey, from David Pettit to his family...

Byberry Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.

Richard Tapper Cadbury Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-025
Overview Richard Tapper Cadbury (1853-1929) was a Quaker businessman, teacher, writer, and art connoisseur. His mother's brother, Earl Shinn, Jr., (1838-1886) was a well-known art critic. The collection contains correspondence and memorabilia of the Cadbury, Comfort, Haines, and Shinn families. The letters give a detailed picture of life in Philadelphia Quaker families of the mid 19th century, and of the hardships of those who participated in the California gold rush.

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Fisher, Samuel Rowland, 1745-1834 2
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Association for the Care of Colored Orphans 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, David 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Baldwin, James, 1841-1925 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bassett family 1
Beheiren 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, John W., 1835-1916 1
Biddle, Robert 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Boyd, Lizette, 1838-1867 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Brinton, William, 1759-1842 1
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Brown, H. Runham (Herbert Runham), 1879-1949 1
Bush, Annie Hallowell, 1849-1930 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Byrns, Elinor 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Head, 1768-1851 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1799-1870 1
Cadbury, Richard Tapper, 1853-1929 1
Capper, Mary, 1795- 1
Carpenters' Company of the City and County of Philadelphia 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Cary, John R. 1
Cary, Mary Goodhue 1
Central High School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 1
Central Soup Society 1
Champney, Benjamin, 1817-1907. 1
Champney, Horace 1
Chase, William Merritt, 1848-1916 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 1
Civilian Public Service 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Comfort family 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Cope, Annette 1
Cope, Caroline E. (Caroline Elizabeth) 1
Cope, Clementine 1
Cope, Eliza M. 1
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