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Mary Whitall Worthington papers

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Identifier: BMC -9LS-Worthington
Overview Mary Whitall Worthington was a 1910 graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the president of the Bryn Mawr chapter of the Woman’s Equal Suffrage League. She was the niece of Bryn Mawr president M. Carey Thomas, being the daughter of Thomas’s sister, Grace Thomas Worthington. She grew up with her mother in England, after her parents’ divorce in 1896, and returned to England during the summers while she was in college. Worthington was an ardent suffragist who met with several prominent suffragists of...
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Aaron White Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-163
Overview Contains the papers of Aaron White (1793-1863) and his family. He was a birthright member of Pasquotank Monthly Meeting, N.C., and transferred to Milford Monthly Meeting, Indiana, in 1829. The Whites were active in Quaker affairs and concerns, including abolition and controversies within Indiana Yearly Meeting. Aaron, as the oldest son in his family, played a central role in the family both in business and personal matters. The bulk of the collection is the correspondence of Aaron and Margaret...

"An Autobiography and Family History"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-097
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volume family history and autobiography of Barclay White. In addition to Providing genealogical information about his ancestors, White describes his early life in Philadelphia, Pa., and his work with various Native tribes as an Indian Agent.

White Creek Preparative Meeting Records

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Identifier: QM-NY-W557
Overview Records of White Creek Preparative Meeting, 1818-1853. Includes Women's minutes, 1818-1853.

Josiah White papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1166
Overview Josiah White, the 19th-century engineer and inventor of a method to bring coal down the Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware River in Pennsylvania, was also heavily involved in the education of many among America's less privileged, establishing a number of manual labor schools in the mid-west. The collection includes White's business and personal papers, but also the papers of his daughters, Hannah White Richardson and Rebecca White whose interests extended to religious and community...

Katharine Sergeant White papers

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Identifier: BMC-M56
Overview Katharine Sergeant White, the first fiction editor of The New Yorker magazine, was born in Winchester, Massachusetts in 1892. In 1914, White graduated from Bryn Mawr College. She married her first husband, Ernest Angell in 1915, and with him she had two children, Nancy and Roger. After a divorce in 1929, Katharine married her second husband, New Yorker staff writer E. B. White. White's career at The New Yorker began in 1925 and continued until her retirement in 1961. As the first fiction...
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Margaret White commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-042
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two volumes of Margaret White's commonplace books, which include poetry, prayers, and newspaper clippings.

Nelson A. White diaries

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Identifier: HCS-003-026
Overview The Nelson A. White collection contians five diaries from 1922 to 1932. The five volumes are written in Wanamaker diaries and are detailed with historical, astrological, and meteoroligcal information between each diary entry.

Solomon White receipt book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-035
Scope and Content note This volume records payments made by Solomon White, and includes the amounts paid, and the individuals to whom the payments were made.

"From the Wabash to the Delaware"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-098
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed memorandum of Thomas Raeburn White, which he wrote for his children and their descendants. The volume begins with a brief genealogical history of White's ancestors, who came from England or Scotland, and initially settled in the Carolinas. White describes how the family migrated to Indiana when his father was a child, in search of a more religiously tolerant community, and provides brief family history for his mother and father. White also...

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 1361
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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 1029
Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 772
Bryn Mawr College 236
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 591
Quakers 561
correspondence 248
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 239
manuscripts (documents) 204
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diaries 203
Quakers -- Social life and customs 177
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 144
Haverford (Pa.) 142
Quaker women 134
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 74
Society of Friends -- Education 70
Quakers -- Travel 69
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 68
Society of Friends -- New Jersey 68
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 67
Quakers -- New York (State) 67
Poetry 62
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 62
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 60
Society of Friends -- Maryland 60
genealogies (histories) 59
minutes (administrative records) 59
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Society of Friends -- Delaware 58
scrapbooks 58
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
Quaker businesspeople 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
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
autograph albums 30
Disarmament -- History -- Sources 29
Education 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
Society of Friends -- War relief and reconstruction 29
notebooks 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
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 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
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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Haverford College 196
Swarthmore College 170
American Friends Service Committee 112
Bryn Mawr College 67
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 48
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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
Westtown Boarding School 28
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 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
Penn, William, 1644-1718 19
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 18
Hughan, Jessie Wallace, 1875-1955 18
League of Nations 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
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
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 10
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 10
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 10
Sharpless family 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
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 9
Society of Friends 9
Taylor family 9
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