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Found in 252 Collections and/or Records:
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...
Dates: Bulk, 1912-1932 1708-1995; Majority of material found within 1912 - 1932
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.
Scope and content note This volume includes correspondence related to the 150th anniversary of John G. Whittier’s birth, discussion of publication of a volume of his poetry, information on the Whittier Anniversary committee, including a list of the committee members, as well as clippings of printed poems by J.G. Whittier and hymns. The majority of correspondence is addressed to Marshall Taylor, and it is likely that it is his scrapbook, though the owner of the volume is unclear.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two folders of Irene Wales' papers. It includes a single folder of her correspondence with Thomas E Drake, Curator of the Quaker Collection at Haverford College, and a folder of materials related to Wales' research on 18th century Quaker history.
Scope and Contents The collection consists predominantly of the papers of the Walton family, but also contains Kite family and Fawcett family papers. Correspondents include: Rebecca Walton Kite (1765-1840), Joseph Walton (1785-1853), Rebecca Walton (1814-1859), Lydia Lippincott, Sarah Edgerton Walton, Asa Garretson and Benjamin Hoyle (ca. 1798-1875?). Topics include: divisions in Ohio Yearly Meeting, discussions of the Wilbur-Gurney controversy, attending Meeting in Philadelphia and other places,...
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Susanah Weston. The volume includes: an abstract of a letter from James Thornton, an account of a vision, excerpts of a Yearly Meeting of Ministers and Elders, 1789, a letter from an Irish Friend to Catherine Payton, a prayer delivered at Hertford, and a testimony from the Monthly Meeting of Canterbury.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume commonplace book of Daniel Wheeler. Included in the volume are letters from Wheeler's children, an account of the last illness of Jane Wheeler, and a poem by his son William Wheeler.
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of John Whittier Greenleaf, which includes Greenleaf's personal correspondence with William J. Allinson. Topics covered in the letters include news of Greenleaf and Allinson's health, news of their families, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.
Overview The collection consists of standardized aptitude tests, manuals, questionnaires and answer keys, correspondence pertaining to minorities and women across college campuses, 1989 and 1991 editions of the Feminist Alliance's magazine "The Other Side of Silence" and materials about Haverford's Honor Code, including several abstracts and guidelines.
Dates: 1921 - 1991