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Walker-Stephen Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-168
Overview William Walker Stephens (1824-1902) was the son of Hannah Walker and Stephen Stephens of Chester Valley, Pennsylvania. The family were members of Valley Preparative and Radnor Monthly Meetings of Friends. William Walker Stephens worked as a businessman in Philadelphia and was married three times. His relation, J. Aubrey Anderson, was district attorney in Conshohocken, Pa. Papers include the diaries and day books of Hannah W. Stephens, 1857-1864, William W. Stephens, 1850-1902, and Annie R....

Walking Purchase records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-175
Scope and Content note Single folder of materials related to the 1737 purchase of land in Pennsylvania from the Delaware tribe. Included in this collection are accounts submitted by participants--Joseph Doan, John Chapman, Timothy Smith--for the trial walk of April 22, 1735 and the September walk; requests for payment of these accounts by the Proprietor of Pennsylvania, Thomas Penn to James Steel, Receiver General of Penna.; two accounts submitted for payment by Conrad Weiser, an Indian agent from N.Y., for his...

Collection of papers on the Walking Purchase

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-063
Abstract This collection primarily includes photocopies of receipts and contracts between Thomas Penn and various individuals concerning the Walking Purchase.

Ruby Waller scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-9LS-40
Overview Ruby Waller was a member of the Bryn Mawr class of 1914, but she died before her senior year. Her scrapbook ranges from 1910-1913, and principally contains correspondence and play programs.
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single handwritten diary of Emma Waln. Entries detail Waln's active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events; whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Individuals mentioned in Waln diary include; Caleb Middleton, Mary Paxson.

Waln family commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-038
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of three volumes of the Waln family's commonplace books. The volumes generally include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Nicolas Waln Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-966
Scope and Contents Correspondence, portraits, photographs, poetry, genealogy and misc. papers related to Nicholas Waln and the Waln family. Bulk of the material consists of correspondence related to Nicholas Waln's journeys as a Quaker minister in England and Ireland. Topics discussed include news of family, Friends activities, travel, friendship, spiritual matters, ministry, slave conditions in the West Indies (1784 letter from William B. Clark); other correspondents include James Bringhurst, Joseph Bringhurst,...

Compiled Research on Nora Waln

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-169
Overview The research papers of Olga B. Skeehan, compiled in the 1970s to aid Ann Waln Ody in writing a biographical memoir of her sister, the Quaker writer Nora Waln. Ann Waln Ody died before she could write the memoir, and Olga B. Skeehan donated her research papers to Friends Historical Library in 1989. Collection contains correspondence, notes, and some printed material relating to the lives of Nora Waln and her husband, George Edward Osland-Hill, whom she referred to as "Ted". Includes a...

Nora Waln Literary Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-265
Overview Nora Waln was a 20th century Quaker author and journalist who wrote about Nazi Germany and China. This collection includes editorial correspondence and many incomplete manuscripts, at least some of which were returned to her family by the publisher after her death.

Walter F. Price papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1187
Scope and Contents Price’s papers include three albums containing materials relating to Haverford College class of 1881 over time, such as class reports, photos of classmates and faculty, letters, programs and notes. In addition, there are letters of Walter Price, including to Mary Vaux Walcott, relating to the building of the Washington D.C. (Quaker) Meetinghouse and an article by Price on the Meetinghouse, as well as other correspondence relating to architectural work at Chester County Historical Society in...

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1347
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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1019
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Bryn Mawr College 234
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 561
correspondence 245
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 236
diaries 203
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manuscripts (documents) 203
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Haverford (Pa.) 141
Quaker women 132
Quakers -- Diaries 132
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
financial records 78
photographs 78
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
Quakers -- Education 73
Society of Friends -- Education 70
Quakers -- Travel 68
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- New York (State) 67
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 66
Poetry 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Maryland 60
genealogies (histories) 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
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 49
clippings (information artifacts) 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
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
Swarthmore (Pa.) 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
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- Westchester County 30
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Indians of North America 29
Peace -- Societies, etc. 29
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 29
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
autograph albums 29
notebooks 29
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 28
Education 28
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 28
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 28
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 28
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 28
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
photograph albums 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
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, 1939-1945 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
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Names
Haverford College 195
Swarthmore College 170
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 25
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 24
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 24
Fox, George 23
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
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 15
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 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
Comly, John, 1773-1850 12
Cope family 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
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
Adelman, Seymour, 1906-1985 10
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
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
Cooper family 9
Dellinger, David T., 1915-2004 9
Evans family 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
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
Society of Friends 9
Taylor family 9
Witherspoon, Frances, 1886-1973 9
Woman's Peace Party 9
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