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Ahimsa Farm Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Ahimsa Farm
Dates: 1940-1942

American Interracial Peace Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-American Interracial Peace Committee
Abstract

Pamphlets and leaflets.

Dates: 1928-

Ash-Schofield Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-004
Overview Samuel Shinn Ash and his wife, Sarah Jane Schofield Ash, were prominent Quakers, active in a variety of philanthropic activities, including anti-slavery, peace, temperance, women's rights, and education. Samuel Shinn Ash was apprenticed as an engineer and machinist and worked in manufacturing. This collection consists of family papers, manuscript letters and memorabilia, largely of a domestic nature. Includes some descriptions of Meetings and religious journeys, of the early struggles of...
Dates: 1796 - 1933; Majority of material found within 1833 - 1912

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Dates: 1789-1905

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Benezet House Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-010
Overview The Benezet House Association, Philadelphia, Pa., was formed in 1917 to assist and educate the City's poor African American and immigrant residents. It was created by the merger of the Joseph Sturge Mission School, a First Day school for African Americans founded in 1865; Anthony Benezet School, founded in 1795 as the School for Black People and their Descendants (also known as the Raspberry Street School); and Western District Colored School, founded 1848 under the care of Twelfth Street...
Dates: 1846-1945

Bethany Mission for Colored People records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1133
Overview

Records of the Philadelphia-based Bethany Mission for Colored People, 1862-1936, a non-sectarian institution established to provide literacy and "moral and religious education" for African Americans.

Dates: 1862-1936

Josiah H. Branson account book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Overview

This account book records Josiah H. Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots; repairing shoes, slippers, and boots; and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.

Dates: 1860-1862

Collection of Bringhurst Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-046
Overview Contains the collected correspondence of the Bringhurst family, largely compiled by C. Marshall Taylor. It includes correspondence, 1780-1806, of Philadelphia Quaker businessman James Bringhurst and his letters received from John Murray of New York City. Bringhurst corresponded with family and prominent friends including John Dickinson, Job Scott, Nathan Hunt, James Pemberton, Jesse Kersey, Lindley Murray and Moses Brown. Of particular interest are descriptions of life in Philadelphia and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1780 - 1811; 1780 - 1941

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African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- Sources 11
African Americans -- Education 10
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 9
Quakers -- Social life and customs 9
Charities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 7
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Quakers -- Societies, etc. 7
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Charities -- Pennsylvania 6
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Society of Friends -- Charities -- Records and correspondence 6
African Americans 5
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 5
Education -- Pennsylvania 5
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 5
Quakers -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Social service 5
African Americans -- Civil rights 4
African Americans -- Segregation -- History -- Sources 4
Children -- Institutional care -- Pennsylvania 4
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 4
Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 4
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
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Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 4
diaries 4
African American children -- Education -- Pennsylvania 3
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African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 3
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 3
Antislavery movements 3
Church and social problems -- Society of Friends 3
Church work with African Americans -- Society of Friends 3
Draft -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Draft resisters -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Education -- South Carolina -- Aiken 3
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 3
Nonviolence -- History -- Sources 3
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Poor -- Services for 3
Quaker women 3
Quakers 3
Quakers -- History 3
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 3
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Segregation -- United States -- History -- Sources 3
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 3
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 2
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African American churches -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
African American civil rights workers -- History -- Sources 2
African American pacifists -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Education -- South Carolina 2
African Americans -- History -- Sources 2
African Americans -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Aiken (S.C.) -- Social conditions -- History -- 19th century 2
Antislavery movements -- United States 2
Charities -- New York (State) -- New York 2
Church work with African Americans 2
Church work with immigrants -- Pennsylvania 2
Communal living -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Conscientious objection -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Education -- South Carolina 2
Freedmen -- Education -- South Carolina 2
Freedmen -- Education -- Southern States 2
Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Indians of North America -- Education 2
Indians, treatment of 2
Peace movements -- United States 2
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 2
Quaker social reformers 2
Quaker women -- Education 2
Quakers -- Education 2
Quakers -- Maryland -- Baltimore 2
Quakers -- New York (State) 2
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Education 2
Quakers -- Relations with African Americans 2
Quakers -- South Carolina 2
Race relations -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources 2
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends -- History -- Sources 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania 2
Schools -- South Carolina -- Aiken 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
Social work with African Americans 2
Society of Friends -- History -- 19th century 2
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
Society of Friends -- United States 2
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 2
United States -- Race relations -- History -- Sources 2
Women -- Suffrage -- United States 2
Women and the military -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
correspondence 2
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Names
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
American Friends Service Committee 5
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 4
Schofield, Martha 4
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Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 4
Congress of Racial Equality 3
Friends Mississippi Project 3
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 3
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Tatum, Arlo D. 3
Wood, L. Hollingsworth (Levi Hollingsworth), 1874-1956 3
American Civil Liberties Union 2
American Legion 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Boss, Charles F. (Charles Frederick), 1888- 2
Bromley, Ernest 2
Bromley, Marion, -1996 2
Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors 2
Dewey, John, 1859-1952 2
Earlham College 2
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Haverford College 2
Heisler, Francis, 1895- 2
Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
Houser, George M. 2
Howland family 2
Hutchinson, Dorothy H. (Dorothy Hewitt), 1905-1984 2
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
New York Colored Mission 2
Paschkis, V. (Victor) 2
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979 2
Society for the Free Instruction of the Black People (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Stewart, Annalee, 1900?- 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Ahimsa Farm 1
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
American Commission on Conditions in Ireland 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
American League against War and Fascism 1
American League for Peace and Democracy 1
American Peace Society 1
Angell, Benjamin, d. 1868 1
Angell, Stephen Ward, 1952- 1
Anthony, Robert L. 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Apsey, Lawrence S. 1
Ash, Samuel S. (Samuel Shinn), 1829-1911 1
Ash, Sarah J. (Sarah Jane), 1835-1912 1
Ashford, Bailey K. (Bailey Kelly) 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Balderston, Marcellus 1
Baldridge, Cyrus Leroy, 1889-1977 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee Appointed for Indian Affairs 1
Barton, Bruce, 1886-1967 1
Barton, Joshua L., 1849-1926 1
Beehive School for Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benezet House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Benoit, Emile 1
Bethany Mission for Colored People 1
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 1
Bevel, James L. (James Luther), 1936- 1
Bigelow, Albert, 1906- 1
Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998 1
Black Economic Research Center 1
Blackburn, Cyrus, -1887 1
Bliss, George I. 1
Block Association of West Philadelphia 1
Bloomstein, Charles 1
Boston Draft Resistance Group 1
Branson, Josiah H. 1
Brent, Charles Henry 1
Bringhurst, James, 1730-1810 1
Bringhurst, Joseph, 1733-1811 1
Bromfield, Louis, 1896-1956 1
Brown family 1
Brown, Cedric Vipont, 1896-1972 1
Brown, Dorothy, 1874-1968 1
Brown, E. Vipont (Edward Vipont), 1863-1955 1
Brown, Emily, 1827-1903 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Browne, Robert S. 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Buch, Peter 1
CCCO/An Agency for Military and Draft Counseling 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadman, S. Parkes (Samuel Parkes) 1
Canadian Friends Service Committee 1
Carey, Stephen 1
Carman family (Carman, Thomas, 1815-1899) 1
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