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"Moll Pitcher: A Poem"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-099
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume hand-copied manuscript of John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem." The poem was originally published in Boston in 1832, and Philadelphia in 1839, though the date of this manuscript, copied by Mary Sellers Millbourne is unknown. The poem describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.

John Greenleaf Whittier Research Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-146
Overview C. Marshall (Caleb Marshall) Taylor (1884-1957) was a Quaker businessman and book collector, of Montclair, New Jersey. His particular interest was the Quaker poet and abolitionist, John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892). This collection contains chiefly of copies and transcripts of Whittier papers not held by Friends Historical Library, as well as printed Whittier writings, articles on Whittier, and other reference material.

John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-025
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Whittier Greenleaf, which includes Greenleaf's personal correspondence with William J. Allinson. Topics covered in the letters include news of Greenleaf and Allinson's health, news of their families, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.

Whittier Literary Society constitution and members

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-180
Abstract Contains the constitution and a list of members, 1870-1872, of the Whittier Literary Society.

Wicomico River Friends Meeting Records

 Collection
Identifier: QM-Ph-W520
Scope and Contents Records of Wicomico River Friends Meeting, 1987-2003. Includes minutes, 1987-2003.

David Thoreau Wieck Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wieck, David Thoreau
Abstract Includes prison correspondence, 1943-1946, and post-prison writings.

Henry Watson Wilbur Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-165
Overview Henry Watson Wilbur (1851-1914) was a New York Quaker minister and social reformer. The collection contains some addresses and writings on religion and the advancement of the Society of Friends, biographical and memorial items giving tribute to his work on behalf of the National Association of Religious Liberals and the Friends General Conference, and a few letters.

John Wilbur papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-856
Scope and Contents Primarily letters of John Wilbur giving in great detail his position relative to the views of Joseph John Gurney and the separation of New England Yearly Meeting. His trip to Great Britain in 1853-54 is documented as well.

Julia Wilbur papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1158
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised primarily of Julia Wilbur’s personal journals, which span from 1844 to 1895. It is important to note that Julia’s journals vary in type. The first journal variety, which includes the years 1856-57 and 1860-95, are pocket-sized, individual books. The second journal style is larger in dimension than the first set. They are not bound books, but instead are individual pages that have been sewn together. These journals go from 1844 to 1873. There is some overlap in time...

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Overview This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1215
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Bryn Mawr College 212
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 551
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 231
Correspondence 227
diaries 201
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manuscripts (documents) 199
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Quakers -- Diaries 131
Quaker women 129
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 89
letters (correspondence) 84
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 83
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- Family relationships 78
commonplace books 77
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
financial records 74
Quakers -- Education 73
Society of Friends -- Education 70
photographs 69
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- Travel 67
Quakers -- New York (State) 66
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 64
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
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 54
Quakers -- New Jersey 50
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
clippings (information artifacts) 47
travel literature 45
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
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scrapbooks 39
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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 32
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 31
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 31
minutes (administrative records) 31
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 30
Literature 30
Quaker businesspeople 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
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Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
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Society of Friends -- New York (State) 28
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 27
Swarthmore (Pa.) 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
Education 26
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
Peace -- Study and teaching -- History -- Sources 25
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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
notebooks 24
Academic writing 23
Haverford (Pa.) 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History -- Sources 23
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Quakers -- Genealogy 23
Quakers -- Maryland 23
Quakers -- Social service 23
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 22
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 22
Society of Friends 22
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Swarthmore College 161
American Friends Service Committee 111
Haverford College 99
Bryn Mawr College 58
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
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 33
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 33
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 30
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 27
Westtown Boarding School 27
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 25
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 24
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 23
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
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 17
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 17
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 17
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 16
Schwimmer, Rosika, 1877-1948 16
Willoughby, George, pacifist 16
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 15
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 15
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 14
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 14
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 14
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 14
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 14
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 13
Kaufman, Abraham 13
Lyttle, Bradford 13
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 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
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 11
Friends World Committee for Consultation 11
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 11
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 11
Thomas, Evan W. (Evan Welling), 1890-1974 11
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 10
Cope family 10
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 10
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 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
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Baer, Gertrude 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 9
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 9
Brown 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
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
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
Woman's Peace Party 9
American Peace Society 8
Andrews, Fannie Fern, 1867-1950 8
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 8
Cadbury family 8
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 8
Cooper family 8
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 8
Earlham College 8
Friends General Conference 8
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 8
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 8
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