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Friends Historical Library album collection

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-002
Overview

This collection consists of scrapbooks, commonplace books, class notebooks, autograph albums, piecebooks, and other albums that were received by the Friends Historical Library as individual volumes and not as part of a larger collection.,

Dates: 1656 - 1957

Wilmer Atkinson Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-005
Overview

Wilmer Atkinson (1840-1920) of Philadelphia, Pa., was a Quaker journalist and editor and publisher of the Farm Journal. He was active in social concerns, especially suffrage for women. The scrapbooks in this collection were compiled by his daughter, Gertrude Atkinson (1874-1948). The collection includes scrapbooks containing clippings and memorabilia concerning the Atkinson, Allen, and related families, and a typed copy of a journal which Wilmer Atkinson kept in 1917 concerning the War.

Dates: 1881-1948

Sarah Coates Harris scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-067
Abstract The collection is composed of three scrapbooks compiled by Sarah Coates Harris, Quaker reformer and naturalist of Galena, Illinois. Scrapbook 1 contains newspaper clippings that reflect Harris' activities in horticultural, temperance, suffrage, and other civic endeavors as well as biographical information about her husband and local history. Scrapbook 2 contains botanical cards organized by the month of flowering and a small number of images of the Gould Mine in Nevada. Scrapbook 3 contains...
Dates: 1865-1880

Swarthmore College Scrapbooks and Albums

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG6-U001
Overview

Contains scrapbooks, autograph books, and albums compiled by Swarthmore College students, 1870-1960.

Dates: 1870-1960

Joseph C. Turnpenny scrapbook

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SFHL-MSS-069
Overview The scrapbook has an embossed cover titled Joseph C. Turnpenny and contains a collection of approximately 60 mostly loose 19th century engravings, lithographs, full-sized silhouettes, photographs, post cards, and other prints, primarily of Quaker and Philadelphia scenes. It is labelled on the first page "Elizabeth Bunting Scrapbook," but the contents indicate that Joseph C. Turnpenny, a member of Spruce Street Monthly Meeting, was a collector, perhaps together with Elizabeth Bunting and...
Dates: 1833 - 1926