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Archives & Manuscripts

Quakers -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 179 Collections and/or Records:

Whittier Fellowship Committee records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-027
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one volume of typed minutes from the Whittier Fellowship Committee.

Whittier Literary Society constitution and members

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-180
Abstract Contains the constitution and a list of members, 1870-1872, of the Whittier Literary Society.

Williams family papers

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-201
Abstract Contains family correspondence and some other papers of the extended Williams family, primarily from Esther and Benjamin Williams who were Philadelphia Quakers and from their nephew, Charles B. Williams, the son of Thomas Williams. Correspondents include Lippincotts, Warner, Roberts, and Dubre family members. Of special interest is a letter from Charles B. Williams, 1853, describing the vacationing habits of Philadelphians at mid-century. Also, a 1856 letter from Isaac Williams concerning the...

Wood Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-192
Overview The Wood Family Papers contains papers from a Quaker family active in 19th century New York City Friends affairs, compiled by M. S. (Mary Sutton) Wood. Included are business correspondence concerning the printing house founded by Samuel Wood and his sons, correspondence from prominent Friends concerning work for social causes including abolition, freedmen, prisoners, First Day schools, and peace, and genealogical material, writings, and reminiscences by Mary S. Wood.

Emma Worrell Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-193
Overview Emma Worrell (1834-1930) was a Quaker teacher from Wilmington, Delaware, active in Wilmington women's club activities. The collection contains some genealogical correspondence about the Worrell, Lamborn and Bringhurst families of Chester County, Pennsylvania, and Wilmington, Delaware, and family memorabilia and scrapbooks. Also included is an imaginary diary of a trip to California, 1869, by Emma Worrell for the Friends Lyceum and a testimonial book presented to her by the New Century Club,...

Young American Literary Association records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-028
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of one collection of minutes from the Young American Literary Association. The minutes describe debates on literary themes, including the topic, who presented on what side, the moderator, and the chosen winner. It often includes who the next moderator and topic will be.

Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-076
Overview Young Friends' Association (Kennett Square, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1892 in Kennett Square, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1892-1905, in one bound volume.

Young Friends' Association (Purchase, N.Y.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-075
Overview The Young Friends' Association, a Quaker social and study group, was established in Purchase, New York, in 1892. The Association was modeled after a similar organization in Philadelphia and met regularly to discuss topics of mutual interest. The collection contains one bound volume of minutes, 1892-1894.

Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.) Minutes

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-279
Overview Young Friends' Association (West Chester, Pa.), a Quaker social and study group, was established in 1895 in West Chester, Pa. This collection contains the constitution and minutes, 1895-1904, in one bound volume.