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Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036
Abstract The commonplace book of Ann Matlack Stackhouse includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848), and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included are the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in...
Dates: 1837-1845

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Janet Stokes diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-077
Abstract

Janet Stokes was a British Quaker who moved to Philadelphia in the 1970s. She worked at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served as a hospital chaplain after she retired. Entries are generally related to personal and religious reflection and descriptions of Stokes's struggles with depression.

Dates: 1996-1997

Elizabeth Pearl Stribling scrapbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-1322
Abstract Pearl Stribling, born Elizabeth Pearl Stribling was born July 28, 1883 in Iowa. Stribling was the daughter of Rev. John W. and Emeline Horton Stribling and was a lifelong Friend. Pearl lived most of her life in Earlham, Iowa. Pearl became bedridden in 1901 at the age of 18 but maintaned a large circles of friends, many of them Friends. She passed away November 6, 1932 in Des Moines, Iowa. Collection consists of four scrapbooks created by Pearl Stribling based around Quakers. The scrapbooks...
Dates: 1914-1928

Mary Howell Swett diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-079
Abstract

Diary of Mary Swett's religious visit to England in 1797. Entries describe her travel, attendance at meetings, and Quaker hosts in England.

Dates: 1797-1799

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

Sallie M. Taylor commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-037
Abstract

The commonplace book of Sallie M. Taylor includes excerpts of poetry related to friendship, nature, and family, as well as quotations, a prayer card, and a poem copied for Taylor by" E.M.W."

Dates: 1854-1856

The collection of Beulah Hurley Waring and Alston Waring, New Hope, PA

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Identifier: HC.MC-1225
Abstract

The collection, primarily of correspondence of Quaker Beulah Hurley (1886-) relating principally to her relief work after World War I in Europe and Russia under the auspices of several Friends' groups and the photographs of Quaker P. Alston Waring (1895-1978) taken in Europe, East Asia, California, Central America and mainly in India between 1915 and 1954.

Dates: 1917-1954

Phebe Clapp Thomas commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-046
Abstract The volume features poems copied by various friends of Phebe Clapp Thomas, and focuses on friendship, reflection, religion, and faith. Among those extracts that were signed, signatures from the following individuals are included: Jemima Hamond, Ann M. Thorne, Elias Hicks Jr., Joseph Griffen, B. Barton, Elizabeth Wenzer, Adeline Begnor, Jane Charlotte Leach, Marcia L. Haight, and E. Mitchell. A number of extracts are unsigned, including extracts of poetry by Shakespeare and Sir Walter Scott....
Dates: 1833

Agnes Tierney papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-171
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two folders of the papers of Agnes Tierney, related to her time working with the American Friends Service Committee, especially in Germany. The majority of the collection is composed of Tierney's correspondence while in Germany, but the collection also includes pamphlets, notes, and extracts of meeting minutes.

Dates: 1922-1928

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Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 1
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 1
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 1
Brown, Thomas Wistar, 1826-1916 1
Brown, William 1
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Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 1
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Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Christ, Elizabeth Abbott 1
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Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
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