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Archives & Manuscripts

manuscripts (documents)

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 205 Collections and/or Records:

Crew family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-050
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, handwritten family correspondence, legal papers, manuscripts, financial records, and miscellaneous papers. The collection includes primarily the correspondence of the Crew family, including Jonathan Butler, John Crew, Lemuel Crew, Margaret Crew, Micajah Crew, W.H. Crew, J.B. Ferguson, Elizabeth Howell, P.B. Price, Samuel Price and Elizabeth Terrell, there are also financial documents, property map, narrative regarding the events of...
Dates: 1813-1826

Jean Scobie Davis papers

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M85
Overview Jean Scobie Davis, a 1914 graduate of Bryn Mawr College, taught economics and sociology at Agnes Scott College, Vassar College, Pierce College, Wells College and the American Women’s College in Beirut. A lifetime interest in prison reform resulted in her work at the New York State Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, New York.The Jean Scobie Davis papers is a collection consisting largely of Jean Scobie Davis’ diaries and correspondence covering nearly all stages of her life....
Dates: 1892 - 1985

Theodore de Laguna collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-1974-16
Overview Theodore de Laguna (1876-1930) was a professor of philosophy at Bryn Mawr College for 23 years and an author. The Theodore de Laguna collection, dating from 1896 to 1989, contains diverse writings and annotated books by de Laguna. This collection focuses mainly on de Laguna's manuscripts, off prints, and poetry, but also contains original musical arrangements, annotated works by others, and correspondence regarding de Laguna's death in 1930.
Dates: 1896 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1896 - 1930

William P. Dewee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-054
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of William P. Dewee and the handwritten manuscripts of essays he wrote for The Friend.
Dates: 1860-1864

John Henry Douglas papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-058
Scope and Content note This collection is composed of three folders of typed transcripts of Douglas' correspondence, manuscripts related to Douglas, and portrait photographs.
Dates: 1906-1933

C. Willis Edgerton papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-063
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the correspondence, photographs, and manuscripts collected by C. Willis Edgerton. It includes a selection of items, including: "Copy of the opinion of Counsel concerning the Meeting property of Friends of Philadelphia, 1828;" letters from Emma Waln Hires and Charles Hires, 1919, relating to the Society of Friends and a concern for the "decadence" within the Society, naming such Friends as Henry Cadbury and Rufus Jones; and two letters from Robert Simkin, 1925,...
Dates: Undated

“Some Notes on Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Extracted by Jacob R. Elfreth of Landsdowne, Penna. From his Diary”

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-123
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Jacob R. Elfreth’s notes on Philadelphia Yearly meeting, as well as correspondence related to the manuscript.
Dates: ca. 1916-1917

J.P. Elkinton autobiography

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-116
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the two type-written volumes of J. P. Elkinton’s autobiography. The volumes describe Elkinton’s childhood and family, his attendance at Haverford College, where he graduated in 1908. He also describes his experiences with the Society of Friends, particularly his travels on religious visits, and his adult life with his wife, Mary Bucknell, and their children. In addition to stories from various periods of his life, he provides biographical sketches of his family...
Dates: 1966

Errol T. Elliott papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-065
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the photocopied letters and manuscripts of Errol T. Elliott.
Dates: 1849-1966

Margaret Ellis memoir

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-109
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript of Margaret Ellis's memoir. The volume begins with an account of Ellis's convincement (i.e. conversion to Quakerism) at the age of 14, her experiences in the Society of Friends and her experiences as a minister, and her travels as a minister in England from Philadelphia with her friend Margaret Lewis.
Dates: 1739-1752