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Comfort family financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-004
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the financial records of the Comfort family.

Dates: 1803-1912

William Wistar Comfort papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1195
Abstract

Papers of William Wistar Comfort (1876-1955), president of Haverford College in a particularly sensitive time between two world wars and scholar of French literature. Comfort was a prolific writer and speaker on Quaker topics, but also on such diverse subjects as William Cowper, children's stories, education and music.

Dates: 1867-1941

Joseph Conrad collection

 Collection
Identifier: BMC-M7
Abstract

Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), a novelist and short story writer, was born Jozef Konrad Teodor Korzeniowski in Berdichev, Ukraine, and became a British citizen in 1886. Best known for his short story "Heart of Darkness" (1902), Conrad also wrote a number of novels on his travels. The collection includes letters from Conrad and third party letters, as well as three corrected typescript drafts.

Dates: 1898 - 1943
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Sarah Wistar Cope commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-008
Abstract

This collection is comprised of two volumes of the commonplace books of Sarah Wistar Cope. The first volume includes extracts on moral and religious topics, poetry, and pressed leaves. The second volume includes a memorandum of a religious visit to New York, extracts, and an "account of Joseph Hoag's family."

Dates: 1824

Mahlon Day collection of publications

 Collection — othertype: SC-183
Identifier: SFHL-SC-183
Abstract

Religious tracts and reprints and children's books with some manuscript inscriptions, published and sold by Mahlon Day, a New York Orthodox Quaker.

Dates: 1821-1852

William Dillwyn diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-017
Abstract

William Dillwyn was a Philadelphia Quaker abolitionist who was tutored under Anthony Benezet. Entries describe Dillwyn's travels from his home in Burlington, New Jersey, to Charleston, South Carolina, including lists of things to pack, the voyage, and the weather. Later entries describe Dillwyn's time in South Carolina, visits with Friends, business, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1772-1773

Theodore Dreiser collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-030
Identifier: SFHL-SC-030
Abstract

This collection includes Theodore Dreiser's letters to Mabel Cheyney, printed documents concerning the suppression of Dreiser's The Genius, and several printed pamphlets and previews regarding Dreiser's work. Mabel Cheney was probably the daughter of George S. and Mary Wilson Price Cheyney, Quakers from Thornbury Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1912-1925

Samuel Emlen Jr. diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-022
Abstract

Diary entries record Samuel Emlen Jr.'s journey into Maryland, and describes visits with Friends there, as well as social calls with friends and family, and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1794-1818; Majority of material found within 1817-1818

Everett-Athenaeum records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-004
Abstract

The materials in this collection include the constitution and by-laws of the newly consolidated Everett-Athenaeum society, which describes the officers and their duties, the election of officers and members, the rules of order, and the process for making amendments to the constitution.

Dates: 1888-1894

Everett Society records

 Collection
Identifier: HCQ-003-003
Abstract

The collection contains materials that reflect the activities of the Everett Society. Materials included in the collection are the Society's constitution and by-laws, meeting minutes, adminsitrative and financial records, events and addresses, as well as the Society's published work, The Bud.

Dates: 1858-1993

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