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Abstract In 1883, Quakers Albert Keith Smiley and his brother Daniel Smiley organized the first annual conference to discuss assistance to Native Americans at their estate at Lake Mohonk in New York state. These conferences were widely attended by specialists in various fields, as well as important officials. Only later were Native Americans represented, but they did come. The concern to "uplift" was also directed at Filipino, Hawaiian, African American and Puerto Rican peoples, though attention at the...
Overview This collection is composed of the single handwritten letterbook of Benjamin Smith. The volume is comprised of personal correspondence primarily addressed to Smith’s father Daniel in Burlington between the dates of August 25th and October 17th, 1793, believed to have been copied by a family member in Burlington, New Jersey. Topics covered in Smith’s correspondence relate primarily to the ongoing yellow fever epidemic of 1793, with particular focus on the health of Smith’s family members. Also...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a group of 55 letters addressed during 1899-1911 by Hannah Whitall Smith to her dear friend Kate, whom she always referred to as “sister.” In addition, there are two poems and one Christmas card. The letters are often religious in tone. Smith relates news of her family, including Logan (Pearsall Smith) and Alys (Smith Russell), especially re Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two volumes of John Smith's letterbooks. Includes both personal and business correspondence. Personal correspondence discusses family news and births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community. Business correspondence is largely related to the buying and selling of imported dry goods.
Abstract The Society for Social Responsibility in Science was founded in 1949, the convening meeting and Constituting Assembly both held at Haverford College. It was conceived as an organization of workers in the natural sciences to maintain free inquiry concerning the relations of science and society. The collection provides an in-depth look at the founding, history, activities and correspondence of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science.
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics in...
Scope and Content note Letters respond to questions originally posed by Stephen Straight about specific Quaker Meetings in America, Canada, and Ireland or about regional Quaker issues. Some respondents include: Frederick Tolles, Edwin Bronner, Hannah Stapler, Richard Dunn, Glenn Reece, and Richmond Miller. A few maps, photographs and pamphlets accompany these responses.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of Richard Sutton's Register of Quaker Scientists, his notes for the Ward lecture on Quaker Scientists at Guilford College in 1963, and a folder of related correspondence.