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Associated Executive Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1003
Overview Records deal with the work of Friends in running mission stations in Oklahoma to the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma (Bah Kho-je), the Modoc Nation, the Kickapoo Tribe of Oklahoma, the Otoe-Missouria Tribe of Indians, the Shawnee Tribe, the Osage Nation (Wahzhazhe) and other Native American peoples. Letters from superintendents and missionaries in the field describe the difficulties and experiences of Friends in their work. Topics discussed include attempts to Christianize Native Americans, improve...
Dates: 1758-1929

Dodge, Starin, and Wistar Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-056
Overview While it is clear that Edward M. Wistar (1852-1941) and his wife Margaret Collins Wistar (1853-1937) were Quakers, there is no information on the Dodge, White, or Starin families, nor has any connection between the Wistars with the other families been established. Nonetheless, this collection has been classified as a Quaker collection, based on the Wistar connection.Sarah Cleveland Dodge, related to President Cleveland, is the mother of Mary Dodge, who married Norman White. Their...
Dates: 1941-ca. 1950

Friends Institute minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-029
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1880-1898

Thomas Wistar and Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1188
Overview

Papers of the Wistar family, especially concentrating on the work among Native Americans in the Central and Northern Superintendency of Indian Commissioner Thomas Wistar (1798-1876) in the mid-19th century.

Dates: 1691-1936

Edward Morris Wistar papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1137
Overview

Documents relating to Quaker Edward M. Wistar's relief mission under the auspices of the American Red Cross to Armenians living in the Ottoman Empire in 1896.

Dates: 1894-1914

Wistar, Edward Morris Report

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-xyz
Overview

Summary

Dates: 1896

Edward Morris Wistar songbooks

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Identifier: HCS-003-041
Overview

These two volumes contain handwritten song lyrics compiled by Edward M. Wistar and his classmates during his time at Haverford in the early 1870s. Some are specific to Haverford, while many were other popular songs of the time.

Dates: 1869-1871

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