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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,...

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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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

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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.

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, the pre-Separation and Hicksite monthly meetings, since 1670. Included are: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. Records of the Orthodox Abington Monthly Meeting include: membership, 1827-1886; removals, 1828-1921;...

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, from 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes, 1786-1997; Orthodox men’s minutes, 1827-1955; Hicksite women's minutes, 1786-1897; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1827-1920; First-day School Union records, 1877-1938; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers & Elders, 1786-1977, Orthodox, 1827-1955; Orthodox meeting financial records, 1844-1878, 1924-1955; minutes of...

Abortion Study Group of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-710
Overview The Abortion Study Group was formed by the Family Relations Committee to discuss the Yearly Meeting's position on abortion issues. It met monthly for two years, and wrote position papers supporting the pro-life and pro-choice points of view. Records include minutes, reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous papers.

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

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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"

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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

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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...

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American Friends Service Committee 62
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 21
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 20
Haverford College 18
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 16
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 13
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 13
Westtown Boarding School 12
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 9
Civilian Public Service 8
Comly, John, 1773-1850 8
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 8
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 8
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 8
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 8
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 7
Fox, George 7
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 6
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 6
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 6
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 6
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 6
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 6
Brinton, Anna Cox 5
Brown family 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Cadbury family 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 5
Friends General Conference 5
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 5
Friends World College 5
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 5
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 5
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 5
Penn, William, 1644-1718 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 5
Poole, William, 1764-1829 5
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Society of Friends 5
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 5
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 4
Earlham College 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 4
Foulke family 4
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 4
Friends Housing, Inc. 4
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 4
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 4
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 4
Harvard University 4
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 4
Japan Committee. Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Jones, Margaret E., 1895-1984 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 4
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 4
Pacific Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
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