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manuscripts (documents)

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Found in 208 Collections and/or Records:

James Whitall manuscripts

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-095
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of two manuscripts, collected by James Whitall. The collection includes the manuscript of a memoir or autobiography by Honah Landis, entitled "How Literature Came to Texas," and a French play by Edmond See, translated by Whitall, entitled "A Friend of His Youth."
Dates: Undated

"From the Wabash to the Delaware"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-098
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume typed memorandum of Thomas Raeburn White, which he wrote for his children and their descendants. The volume begins with a brief genealogical history of White's ancestors, who came from England or Scotland, and initially settled in the Carolinas. White describes how the family migrated to Indiana when his father was a child, in search of a more religiously tolerant community, and provides brief family history for his mother and father. White also...
Dates: Undated

"Moll Pitcher: A Poem"

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-099
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume hand-copied manuscript of John Greenleaf Whittier's "Moll Pitcher: A Poem." The poem was originally published in Boston in 1832, and Philadelphia in 1839, though the date of this manuscript, copied by Mary Sellers Millbourne is unknown. The poem describes the clairvoyant and fortune-teller Moll Pitcher, born Mary Diamond (ca. 1736-1813), of Massachusetts, as a witch engaged in sinful work.
Dates: Undated

William M. Wills notes for History of Haverford College

Identifier: HCS-003-077
Overview Notes for the History of Haverford College written by William M. Wills.
Dates: undated

Norman Wilson articles

Identifier: HC.MC-950-179
Overview This collection is comprised of a single folder of the articles of Norman H. Wilson, typed and xeroxed, many of which focus on education in the United States and abroad. Also includes brochures for the First and Second Annual Normal Wilson Memorial Conferences. The collection also includes an itemized index of each article.
Dates: 1956-1974

James Wood papers

Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

“From World War One to the Bicentennial: An Autobiography”

Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-100
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume, typed autobiography of Morris Wistar Wood and his wife Evelyn, written by Wood. The volume describes Wood's early life, his education, his travels in the U.S. and abroad, his time spent teaching and in academic administration at various schools, including at a school in Lingnan, at the Culver Military Academy, the University of Pennsylvania, Westtown School, and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Wood also describes his family life with his...
Dates: 1976

John Woolman papers

Identifier: HC.MC-950-185
Overview The collection contains some papers of John Woolman, an American Quaker minister.
Dates: 1749