Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract Florence Bascom (1862-1945) was a noted American geologist, specializing in petrography. She attended the University of Wisconsin, receiving her BA degree in 1882 and her MA degree in 1884, and was the first woman to be granted a PhD from Johns Hopkins University in 1893. From 1895 to 1928, Bascom taught at Bryn Mawr College, where she established the Geology Department. In 1896, she became the first woman appointed to the United States Geological Survey.The Florence Bascom papers,...
Dates: 1883 - 1938
Overview The diary begins with a description of Bowerman's childhood and early adulthood. Entries are composed of religious reflection, descriptions of meetings attended in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, family news, and social calls.
Abstract Katherine Lindsley Camp was born in 1918 [1919?], Mt. Kisco New York. She was a graduate of Swarthmore College (Class of 1940). Camp was elected president of the U.S. Section of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in 1967, and served as international president, 1974-1980. In addition Camp was founder of the Citizens Bi-Racial Study Group; former president of the Pennsylvania Women's Political Caucus; made unsuccessful bid for Congress in 1972 on the Democratic ticket in...
Scope and Contents This collection includes one volume, which contains the Constitution of the Pennsylvania Auxiliary of the American Peace Society - the Christian Arbitration and Peace Society - along with signatories of the document. It also includes minutes, reports, articles, and related information. There are some loose papers with similar topics, as well as a handwritten "Historic Statement of the Christian Arbitration and Peace Society Membership work - 1886 - 1903."
Overview Joseph Elkinton's journal entries describe his 1816 trip from Philadelphia to a Quaker missionary settlement and school called "Tunessassa," among the Seneca in upstate New York. His entries describe the preparation for the trip and his travel from Philadelphia to Tunessassa. The location of the original journal is unknown.
Overview This collection contains the records of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records Project compiled between the years of 1984 and 1989. Included in the collection are the published materials of the project, processing plans, photographs, notes, and scanned copies of the listing of archival records for this Meeting, for individual Yearly Meetings, Quaker Meetings, and Monthly Meetings.
Overview This collection is comprised of the single folder collection of Robert Proud's manuscripts. The majority of the collection is comprised of notes on Robert Proud's life, presumably written by a descendant. The most significant item is titled "Notes & memorandums by Robert Proud of Philadelphia respecting his early turn of mind, education etc., anno 1786." There is also information in another hand about other Proud family members, a Robert Proud signature, and some fragments.
Collection — Volume 1
Abstract As a former United States Senator from Pennsylvania, chair of America's Promise, CEO of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Special Assistant to President John F. Kennedy, Harris Wofford dedicated much of his career and personal life to advocating for public service. The Harris Wofford papers contain over 400 linear feet of extensive notes, research files, writings, correspondence, political papers and audio/visual recordings documenting an impressive career of a citizen...
Dates: 1940 - 1990