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Archives & Manuscripts

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
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Found in 207 Collections and/or Records:

"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single photostatic copy of a manuscript book of meetings, compiled about 1765 by an anonymous author, listing the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. according to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I. as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney. This...
Dates: 1765

John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of the single typed manuscript of Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry." The manuscript provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, though it chiefly provides a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, and its themes and subjects.
Dates: Undated

"An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single handwritten manuscript, "An Account of the Death of a Prussian Nobleman." The manuscript describes the death of a Prussian nobleman in 1749, as an example of the ideal, peaceful death of a faithful Christian.
Dates: 1924

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single bound volume. The original account was written in 1798 & 1799. This copy, in an unknown hand, was likely written in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.
Dates: Undated

Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the typed manuscript report of Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. The sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."
Dates: 1926

Allinson and Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the papers of the Allinson and Taylor families. The collection includes a handwritten biography of Hannah Taylor, a pamphlet and poem about William J. Allinson, and the monthly reports and notebook of Gertrude Allinson from the Friends' School Rhode Island.
Dates: 1876-1912

William Ambler papers

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-002-001
Overview The collection includes a typescript and a manuscript of "History of Haverford College Football" written by William Ambler.
Dates: 1908, ca. 1990s

Annals of Haverford

 Collection
Identifier: HCS-003-056
Overview This collection contains two copies of the Annals of Haverford, one being the original manuscript verson and the other a typed copy. The Annals was a contemporary account of the history of Haverford College, from its opening in 1833 through its first four years.
Dates: 1833-1837

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two handwritten volumes of copied memorials for various Quaker women, including: Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop. The memorials give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.
Dates: Undated

"War Unlawful to Christians"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, handwritten, anonymous manuscript entitled, "War unlawful to Christians." The volume argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.
Dates: Undated