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1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Overview

This collection contains a ticket to the 1948 Democratic National Convention.

Dates: 1948

"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Overview

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A200
Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors since 1670. Included of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite records: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records through the present day; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. The records of the Orthodox branch of Abington Monthly Meeting...
Dates: 1670-2021

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A220
Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents

The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Agreement between Pennsylvania and the Susquehanna and Sheona

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-056
Overview

Agreement between James Logan, on behalf of William Penn, and six Susquehanna and Sheonah related to who can live among the Native Americans, permits for liquor sales, and punishments for those who declare that the English are not their friends.

Dates: 1700

Aimwell School records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the primary and grammar grades for underprivileged girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

Allen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-001
Overview Contains the papers of the Allen Family, a Quaker family of Philadelphia and Delaware County, Pennsylvania, which traced its ancestry back to one of William Penn's commissioners. Includes papers relating to the Allen and related Breidenhart, Casdorp, Gibbons, Hubley, Jacobs, Matlack, and Samuel families. The Allen family papers contain extensive genealogical material, family correspondence, journals and memorials which provide excellent source material on Quaker family life in the 19th...
Dates: 1700-1954

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 438
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Swarthmore College Peace Collection 74
Bryn Mawr College 14
 
Subject
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 242
Quakers -- Social life and customs 107
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Haverford 103
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 96
correspondence 92
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 90
Quakers -- History 80
diaries 63
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Quakers -- Diaries 46
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 33
Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 32
Quakers -- Societies, etc. 31
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Quaker women 25
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genealogies (histories) 23
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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 16
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photographs 14
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 13
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Montgomery County 12
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Social service -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
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letters (correspondence) 12
Montgomery County (Pa.) -- Genealogy 11
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 11
Reports 11
Women -- Education -- Pennsylvania 11
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- History -- Sources 10
Pennsylvania 10
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History 10
Quaker authors 10
Women in charitable work -- Pennsylvania 10
financial records 10
Delaware County (Pa.) -- History -- Sources 9
Greek letter societies -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 9
Haverford (Pa.) 9
Nonprofit organizations -- Pennsylvania 9
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 9
Peace movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- Sources 9
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 9
account books 9
Education 8
Philadelphia (Pa.) 8
Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 8
Quakers -- Ohio 8
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Quakers -- Virginia 8
Social service -- Pennsylvania 8
Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 8
Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia County 8
albums (books) 8
deeds 8
Byberry (Philadelphia, Pa.) 7
Conscientious objectors -- United States -- History -- Sources 7
Education -- United States 7
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Swarthmore College 86
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 28
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 27
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 25
American Friends Service Committee 21
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Haverford College 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 15
Bryn Mawr College 11
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 11
Westtown Boarding School 11
Penn, William, 1644-1718 9
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 8
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 7
Lloyd family 7
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 7
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 6
Elkinton family 6
Foulke family 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 6
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 6
Smith family 6
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 6
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 5
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Hunn family 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 5
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 5
Sharpless family 5
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Allen family 4
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 4
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 4
Chester Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends : 1681-1827) 4
Chester Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1934) 4
Civilian Public Service 4
Cope family 4
Evans family 4
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 4
Fisher family 4
Friendly Association for Regaining and Preserving Peace with the Indians by Pacific Measures 4
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 4
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 4
Hull, Hannah Clothier, 1872-1958 4
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 4
Media Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia for the Western District (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Palmer family 4
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. International Outreach Committee (1974-) 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Religious Education Committee 4
Plymouth Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Scattergood, Joseph 4
Smedley family 4
Swarthmore Monthly Meeting (Society of Friends) 4
Taylor family 4
Truman, George 4
United Nations 4
Valentino, Carmen 4
Walker family 4
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 4
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 4
Whitson, Benjamin F., 1867-1957 4
Williams family 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. Geneva, Switzerland (International Office) 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
Abington Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
American Young Friends Fellowship 3
Bartram family 3
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 3
Brinton family 3
Buckingham Monthly Meeting of Friends 3
Bunting family 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Camp, Kay 3
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Cooper family 3
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends 3
Darby Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Darlington family 3
Davis, Bainbridge C., 1910-1993 3
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 3
Earlham College 3
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 3
Elkinton, Joseph, 1794-1868 3
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