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1948 Democratic National Convention ticket

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-238
Abstract

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

Dates: 1948

Anonymous financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-013
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, which is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.

Dates: 1778-1779

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Abstract

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

Lewis Benson papers addition

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1290
Abstract

The Lewis Benson papers addition comprises many additions of materials to his original collection (HC.MC.1162). The collection is composed primarily of correspondence, Benson's writings, materials on fellowships Benson was involved with, and resources he may have used in his writings.

Dates: 1932-1986

"Massacre: A Play"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Abstract

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

Samuel J. Bunting scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-004
Abstract

Samuel J. Bunting's scrapbook includes Quaker meeting minutes, sheet music, clippings related to the Society of Friends, poetry, printed religious illustrations of Quakers, materials related to the Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition, clippings related to history of Quakers in Philadelphia, pamphlets on Thomas Jefferson, pamphlets on the history of Philadelphia, and articles on World War I from "The Christian Century."

Dates: 1924-1940

Henry J. Cadbury Letter

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-303
Abstract

This collection contains a 1966 letter sent to Henry J. Cadbury by Avis G. Clarke on behalf of the American Antiquarian Society. Clarke and the Society ask Cadbury about information regarding the origin of American "Epistles" printed before 1820.

Dates: 1966

Cope and Mendenhall letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC-1323
Abstract This collection consists of four volumes of business letter books authored by Thomas P. Cope (1768-1843) and his uncle and business partner Thomas Mendenhall (1759-1843). Thomas P. Cope trained under his uncle who was in the mercantile shipping business at the turn of the nineteenth century. Thomas P. Cope took over his uncle’s business in 1821 and the succeeding three volumes of business letters are all authored by him. Cope established Philadelphia’s first packet line, a small fleet of...
Dates: 1788 - 1853

Joshua Cresson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-098
Abstract

The volume provides an account of the Philadelphia Yellow Fever epidemic in 1793, and is largely religious in nature. Entries describe the illness, as well as the death and burial of many members of Cresson’s community. The volume includes a note signed by Mary Cresson, Cresson's wife, which she addressed to their children, so that they would understand the circumstances of their father's death.

Dates: 1793, undated

Watson Dewees Notes on Meetings and Meetinghouses

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-059
Abstract

This collection contains letters, notes, and journal entries entailing various Quaker meeting locations in the Pennsylvania-New Jersey area as well as their dates of origin and operation. These locations are in Philadelphia, PA, Abington, PA, Caln, PA, Western, PA, Burlington, NJ, Buck, PA, Haddonfield, NJ, and Salem, NJ.

Dates: 1910 - 1918

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
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Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cope, Alfred 1
Cope, Gilbert 1
Cresson, Joshua 1
Dewees, Watson Wood, 1845-1929 1
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 1
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
Field Artillery School (Fort Sill, Okla.) 1
Fort George G. Meade (Md.) 1
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Gibbons, Joseph 1
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
Hamm, Thomas D. 1
Harvard University 1
Hedley, J. Roger 1
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
Hilles, John Smith, 1830-1875 1
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Hilles, Samuel, 1788-1873 1
Hilles, Sarah Cooper Tatum 1
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Hilles, William Samuel, 1825-1876 1
Hilles, William Samuel, 1865-1928 1
Jones, Benjamin S. 1
Joseph Sturge Mission School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 1
London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Mendenhall, Thomas, 1759-1843 1
Middleton, Joseph S. (Joseph Steward), 1839-1928 1
Morris family 1
Morris, Margaret Hill 1
Morris, Marriott Canby 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Nicholson family 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Penington, Isaac 1
Penn, William, 1644-1718 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Philadelphia & Reading Railroad Co. 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Meeting for Sufferings 1
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 1
Potts, Ethel Rhoads, 1870-1962 1
Rhoads family 1
Rhoads, Anne Gibbons, 1809-1890 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1841-1871 1
Rhoads, Edward, 1873-1903 1
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 1
Rhoads, Jane Gibbons, 1870-1897 1
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Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
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Rhoads, William Gibbons, b. 1876 1
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Robinson, Thomas, 1731-1817 1
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Tatum, Ann Cooper, d. 1834 1
Tatum, John Cooper 1
Tatum, Joseph 1
Taylor, Frank Hendrickson, 1855-1934 1
Taylor, Gertrude Christine de Brie, b. 1897 1
Taylor, Rebecca Nicholson, 1857-1944 1
Taylor, William Nicholson, 1882-1945 1
Troth, Henry 1
Troth, John Trimble, 1833-1860 1
United States. Army. Reserve Officers' Training Corps 1
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