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Elizabeth U. Willis scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-015
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume scrapbook of Elizabeth U. Willis. The volume includes photos and clippings about Elizabeth U. Willis and Sarah F. Underhill, photos of the Underhill family, clippings, illustrations, and portraits of Quakers, Meeting Houses, and Quaker birthplaces. Quaker autographs and letters are included as well. Letter writers include: Samuel Fothergill, Anne Mott, David Sands, William Allinson, William Dillywn, William Rickman, J. Stephenson, George Jones,...

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...

Willistown Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-W550
Scope and Contents Records of Willistown Monthly Meeting, 1936-2006, include: Hicksite and United minutes since 1939; Hicksite and United trustees' minutes, 1942-1980 ; Hicksite and United financial records, 1936-1984 ; minutes of Willistown Preparative Meeting (1940-1952), 1935-1952.

Willistown Preoarative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-W560
Scope and Contents Records of Willistown Preparative Meeting (Hicksite), 1830-1940, as follows : minutes, 1867-1934 ; women's minutes, 1870-1880 ; trustees' minutes, 1931-1940 ; account books, 1830-1832, 1884-1935 ; trustees' account book, 1914-1932 ; women's library circulation record, 1844-1858.

Willits Trust Records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1243
Overview The Willits Trust was a Quaker organization dating from the late 19th and early 20th century based in Philadelphia, PA dedicated to providing religious tracts such as the journal The Africans' Friend to Blacks in the Southern United States and in Liberia. These records consist of correspondence, minutes, financial records, missionary materials, the will of Charles L. Willits, and miscellaneous items.

Sarah Willmer Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Willmer, Sarah
Abstract Journals, poetry, letters.

George Willoughby and Lillian Willoughby Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-236
Overview George Willoughby (December 9, 1914 - January 5, 2010) and Lillian Willoughby (c. 1916 - January 15, 2009) were Quaker activists who took part in nonviolent protests against war, conducted nonviolence trainings in India and other countries, and advocated for preservation of land in New Jersey and elsewhere.

Wills Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1112
Scope and Contents Papers include correspondence, miscellaneous personal papers, pictures, financial accounts, legal papers, and genealogical papers of the Wills family. Notable among the correspondents are Aaron Wills, 1734-1805, Samuel Wills, 1765-1852, and Daniel Wills, 1803-1878. Miscellaneous papers include copy of an account by Daniel Wills, 1633-1698, of the first settlement of Burlington, N. J., in 1677. Financial accounts are mainly bills and receipts of Daniel Wills, 1689-1760, Aaron Wills, and Samuel...

Wilmington Monthly Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-W570
Scope and Contents Records of Wilmington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors, 1750-2012, as follows: Orthodox vital records, 1790-1961; Hicksite vital records, 1735-1961; Hicksite minutes, 1750-1981; Orthodox minutes, 1827-1945; Hicksite women's minutes, 1720-1891; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1827-1909; Hicksite minutes of Worship & Ministry and its predecessors, 1757-1960; Orthodox ministers’ and elders’ minutes, 1829-1945; Hicksite and Orthodox financial records (includes Orthodox), 1788-1963; scrapbooks,...

Wilmington Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-Ph-W580
Scope and Contents Records of Wilmington Preparative Meeting, 1811-1891, include: pre-Separation rough minutes, 1812-1819; Hicksite minutes, 1857-1891; Orthodox minutes, 1831-1848; minutes of the Hicksite women's meeting, 1870-1891; Orthodox women’s minutes, 1883-1907; Hicksite financial records, 1811-1891; and minutes of the Society for the Relief of the Poor, 1813-1815.

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1256
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Bryn Mawr College 215
 
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Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 553
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 234
correspondence 228
diaries 204
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manuscripts (documents) 200
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Quaker women 131
Quakers -- Diaries 131
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 128
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 114
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 89
commonplace books 86
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 84
letters (correspondence) 84
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 81
Quakers -- Family relationships 78
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 76
financial records 74
Quakers -- Education 73
photographs 73
Society of Friends -- Education 70
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 65
Haverford (Pa.) 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 51
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 48
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 47
clippings (information artifacts) 47
travel literature 45
scrapbooks 44
Peace movements -- History -- Sources 42
Quaker women -- United States 42
Quakers -- Great Britain 40
Society of Friends -- Charities 40
account books 39
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
Quaker businesspeople 32
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 32
minutes (administrative records) 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
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 -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County 29
Swarthmore (Pa.) 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
Neutrality -- United States -- History -- Sources 27
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 27
autobiographies (documents) 27
Education 26
International organization -- History -- Sources 26
Peace movements -- United States 26
Society of Friends -- New York (State) -- New York 26
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 26
notebooks 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
autograph albums 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
Society of Friends 22
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Names
Swarthmore College 164
Haverford College 133
American Friends Service Committee 111
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
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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