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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,...
Dates: 1965-1973

A Trip to Europe photo album

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-801-06-005
Overview This photo album documents a trip to Europe in 1891. The album begins on the S.S. Waesland with many images of the passangers and crew. In Europe, Hemmenway visits Antwerp, Brussles, Cologne, Heidelberg, Baden-Baden, Pisa, Paris, London, Stratford, Chester, and Liverpool, as well as traveling down the Rhine by boat.
Dates: 1891

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated.

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Overview The manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman," written by Ruth S. Abbott, describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.
Dates: 1924

Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.
Dates: 1854 - 1935

Jayma Abdoo Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abdoo, Jayma
Abstract Abdoo was actively involved with the Vietnam War draft resistance group, the Camden 28, which this small collection of papers helps to document.
Dates: 1971-1977

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...
Dates: 1775

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.
Dates: 1828-1842

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;...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1670-2017

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).
Dates: 1773-1943

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1399
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 1134
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1046
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 777
Bryn Mawr College 237
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 561
correspondence 249
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 241
manuscripts (documents) 207
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diaries 203
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Haverford (Pa.) 142
Quaker women 133
Quakers -- Diaries 133
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 94
letters (correspondence) 92
commonplace books 87
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 85
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
financial records 80
photographs 80
Quakers -- Family relationships 79
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
Quakers -- Education 75
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 71
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 71
Society of Friends -- Education 70
minutes (administrative records) 70
Quakers -- Travel 69
Quakers -- New York (State) 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Poetry 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Delaware 61
scrapbooks 61
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 60
Society of Friends -- Maryland 59
genealogies (histories) 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 54
clippings (information artifacts) 50
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 49
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 46
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
account books 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
Church controversies -- Society of Friends 35
Quaker businesspeople 35
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Dutchess County 35
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 33
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 33
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 33
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
Swarthmore (Pa.) 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
autograph albums 31
Education 30
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 30
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Indians of North America 29
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 29
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
notebooks 29
photograph albums 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
World War, 1914-1918 26
World War, 1939-1945 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
Quakers -- United States 25
World War, 1914-1918 -- United States -- Sources 25
World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscientious objectors -- United States -- Sources 25
Youth and peace -- History -- Sources 25
Antislavery movements -- United States 24
Bucks County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 24
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 24
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 24
Academic writing 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 23
Quakers -- Genealogy 23
Quakers -- Maryland 23
Quakers -- Social service 23
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Language
English 4524
French 35
German 13
Undetermined 6
Multiple languages 3
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Names
Haverford College 202
Swarthmore College 171
American Friends Service Committee 115
Bryn Mawr College 59
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 48
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 44
Civilian Public Service 40
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 35
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 34
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 30
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 30
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 29
Westtown Boarding School 29
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 26
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 25
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Fox, George 23
War Resisters League 21
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 20
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Penn, William, 1644-1718 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
League of Nations 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 18
United Nations 18
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 18
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 16
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 16
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Haverford College. Office of the President 15
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 15
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 14
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 13
Cope family 13
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 13
Kaufman, Abraham 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Comly, John, 1773-1850 12
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 12
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 12
Lloyd family 12
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 12
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 12
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 12
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Jones, Mary Hoxie 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 10
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 10
Lochner, Louis Paul, 1887-1975 10
Morris family 10
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown family 9
Cadbury family 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 9
Cooper family 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 9
Forbes, Rose Dabney, 1864-1947 9
Fothergill, Samuel 9
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 9
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 9
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 9
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 9
McReynolds, David 9
Morley, Christopher 9
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Sharpless family 9
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 9
Smith, Daniel B. 9
Society of Friends 9
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