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Grace Contrino Abrams and Fran Contrino Schmidt Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Schmidt, Fran Contrino and Grace Contrino Abrams
Overview This small collection of papers details especially the life of Grace Contrino Abrams and her strong interests in teaching and in working against injustice in whatever form. The clippings from newspapers of media coverage, as well as the many Letters to the Editor, show some of her public life, while letters, and reminiscences of sister Fran Contrino Schmidt, fill out her private life. It should be noted that though there were five siblings, Grace and Fran spent much of their time together in...

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.

Bella Abzug Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abzug, Bella
Abstract Includes biographical information; correspondence, 1966-1972; testimony/statements/resolutions, 1970-1980; involvement with New York's 17th Congressional District peace action committee, 1966-1969; notes for speeches including anti-military draft material; miscellaneous peace-related material; reference file about a proposed film"Time of Trial" (1969).

Academic Computing Center records

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Identifier: HCE-005-004
Overview Newsletters, guides, and correspondence related to academic computing at Haverford.

ACCESS Records

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-216
Overview Includes correspondence, annual reports, administrative files, financial records, literature and publications, manuscripts, minutes of meetings, periodicals, publicity materials, reference files, computer disks, and photographs. Correspondents include Paul J. Aicher, William Kincade, and Mary E. Lord.

"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.

An Account of the Shipwreck of Emanuel Crespel

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Identifier: HC.MC-801-07-001

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...

Ad Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse Records

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Identifier: QM-Phy-255
Scope and Contents Records of the Ad-Hoc Committee for Financing the Youth and Family Facility at Burlington Meetinghouse held at Haverford include the group's Minutes (1990-1995), Correspondence (1988-1993), Financial Records (1989-1992), records pertaining to Keast and Hood Engineers (1992-1993) and its Operations and Use Subcommittee (1993-1994).

Dr. Mavis Kelsey Collection of Adams-Harris Papers

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Identifier: BMC-M17
Overview John Quincy Adams, later President of the United States, acted as Chief Plenipotentiary of the American delegation negotiating the Treaty of Ghent, and ending the War of 1812. Levett Harris was the American Consul (later the Charge d'Affaires) in Russia at this time. Adams's letters containing observations on the course of the negotiations, mediated by the Emperor Alexander, to Levett Harris are included in this collection. Harris, when later seeking appointment as Minister to Russia, was...
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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1278
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Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 553
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manuscripts (documents) 203
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Haverford (Pa.) 140
Quaker women 132
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Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 89
commonplace books 87
letters (correspondence) 85
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 84
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- Family relationships 79
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
financial records 75
photographs 74
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Society of Friends -- Education 70
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- Travel 67
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Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 65
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Maryland 60
genealogies (histories) 60
Poetry 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Society of Friends -- Delaware 58
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 58
minutes (administrative records) 58
scrapbooks 56
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 51
clippings (information artifacts) 50
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 49
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
travel literature 45
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
account books 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
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Church controversies -- Society of Friends 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
Quaker businesspeople 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Society of Friends -- New Jersey -- Burlington County 30
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Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Indians of North America 29
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Swarthmore (Pa.) 29
autograph albums 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 28
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 28
notebooks 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
photograph albums 27
Education 26
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
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Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 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 -- United States 24
World War, 1914-1918 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
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 22
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 22
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Haverford College 195
Swarthmore College 168
American Friends Service Committee 111
Bryn Mawr College 67
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 47
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Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 45
Civilian Public Service 40
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 35
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 34
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 30
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 27
Westtown Boarding School 27
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 25
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 24
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Fox, George 22
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1699-1827 : Delaware County, Pa.) 21
War Resisters League 21
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends : Orthodox : 1827- : Delaware County, Pa.) 20
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 20
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
League of Nations 18
Penn, William, 1644-1718 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
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 15
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 14
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 14
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 13
Kaufman, Abraham 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Comly, John, 1773-1850 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
Cope family 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 11
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 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
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 10
Newton, Ray 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown family 9
Cadbury family 9
Committee for Nonviolent Action 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
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 9
McReynolds, David 9
Morris family 9
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 9
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 9
Society of Friends 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
Woman's Peace Party 9
American Peace Society 8
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 8
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 8
Cooper family 8
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Earlham College 8
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