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correspondence

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 249 Collections and/or Records:

Esther Willits Thomas correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-177
Scope and Contents There are several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie). The first group is from Harriet Bailey in 1891-92 about daily and personal issues. Another group of letters is from Mabel Wistar to Esther Willits about herself and Edward Lippincott, his illness and death, 1892-1894; another group of letters is from Arthur Thomas to Esther Willits, 1894, relating events of daily life, friends and family, 1894, and during his bicycle trip through New England in 1896. There is also a...

Thomas family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-170
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single folder of the papers of the Thomas family, and includes a letter from Thomas Jones of Haverford Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting, documents related to the execution of a will, and a document pertaining to the purchase of land in 1682 by John thomas and Edward Jones.

Dorothy Burr Thompson diaries and papers

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Identifier: BMC-2010-14
Overview Dorothy Burr Thompson (1900 – 2001) was a prominent archaeologist who graduated from Bryn Mawr in 1923. She specialized in Greek terracotta. Burr Thompson and her husband, Homer A. Thompson, were both heavily involved with the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. The collection includes her diaries, personal correspondence, and professional papers. It also includes contains both personal and research related photographs and postcards.

Thomas Thompson letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-024
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume of Thomas Thompson's letterbook. The letterbook includes Thompson's personal correspondence with Robert Southey, concerning Quaker related pamphlets, particularly a pamphlet entitled "Life of Wesley."

Opal Thornburg collection on Marcus Mote

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-133
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the clippings, illustrations, and correspondence of Opal Thornburg, related to her research on Marcus Mote. The collection includes biographical sketch of Marcus Mote

Agnes Tierney papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Margaret Tinkcom collection on Friends Select School

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-076
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, manuscripts, and research notes concerning her research on the Friends' Select School.

Khalil A. Totah and Eva Marshall Totah papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1210
Overview The papers revolve around three principals and provide a picture of Quakers in Palestine in the 20th century: Khalil A. Totah, his second wife, Eva Marshall Totah and his first wife, Ermina Jones Totah. Khalil Totah discusses the situation in Palestine, primarily in the 1930s, and speaks of his own life and aspirations, as when he became a Quaker minister. His diaries expand the picture, adding information about Friends Boys School in Ramallah (Palestine) and his understanding of the political...

Vaux family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1217
Abstract The Vaux family was deeply involved with Quaker and Native American affairs throughout much of the nineteenth and early 20th centuries. George Vaux, Sr. was involved in Quaker activity through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker meetings throughout the world (including Antigua and London). Both George Vaux, Jr. and his sister Mary Morris Vaux Walcott served as commissioners for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners. This organization was established by the United States Congress...

Elizabeth Gray Vining papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1141
Abstract Elizabeth Gray Vining (1902-1997) was an author of children’s books served as the tutor to the crown prince of Japan, Akihito, from 1946 to 1950. The collection consists of correspondence, materials regarding books authored by Vining, articles, lectures and addresses, photographs and information documenting her and her family's lives.