- Existence: 1850 - 1912
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Howard Comfort was a Quaker merchant in Philadelphia, and often traveled between Philadelphia and various cities in Great Britain on business. Each volume is a small “pocket diary,” and entries include lists of assignments and readings for class, notes, and quoted excerpts from materials Comfort had read, as well as descriptions of social calls and Quaker meetings.
Collection of letters by Members of the Comfort Family, with most records covering WIlliam Wistar Comfort and William Wistar Comfort II. Topics include William Wistar Comfort's time as president of Haverford College, communications about his books and Quakerism, personal letters of William Wistar Comfort II. Includes a series of letters and small manuscript covering the Comfort Family's time in France during the start of World War One.
This collection is comprised of one book of Board of Managers minutes from the Friends Institute. It includes the organizations' by-laws, minutes from the beginning of the organization, as well as an attendance record in the back.
This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Provident Society for Employing the Poor. It includes minutes, which are comprised of financial decisions and nominations. It also includes loose letters in the back, which mostly relate to the resolution to dissolve the organization in 1924. It also includes drafts of announcements, typed treasurer reports, and other correspondence.
- Quakers -- History 4
- Quakers 2
- Group reading 1
- Haverford (Pa.) 1
- Humanitarianism 1
- Literature 1
- Literature -- Study and teaching 1
- Quaker philanthropists 1
- Quakers -- Diaries 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 1
- Quakers -- Social life and customs 1
- Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 1
- account books 1
- correspondence 1
- diaries 1
- financial records 1 ∧ less