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John M. Rice diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-099
Abstract

John M. Rice's diary entries describe his voyages with the Navy, including information about the weather and caring for sick sailors. He appears to have been stationed near New Orleans, Louisiana, during the end of the War of 1812, and entries include news of military defeats during the war. Later entries describe his visit to family in Philadelphia and his attendance at social gatherings.

Dates: 1815-1867

Robinson Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1136
Abstract

Primarily the letters of Mary Robinson Morton (1757-1829), a member of the Society of Friends, reflecting the social and cultural attitudes of the day.

Dates: 1723 - circa 1980

Taylor and Nicholson family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1215
Abstract The Taylor and Nicholson family papers contain the records of these two families from the late-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. The two focal points of this collection are William Nicholson Taylor (1882-1945), and his mother, Rebecca Morgan Nicholson Taylor (1857-1944). William graduated from Harvard in 1903 and afterwards spent considerable time abroad studying architecture. He also served as an officer in the United States Military from 1916 to 1917, and worked in diplomacy after the...
Dates: Bulk, 1869-1944 1810-1999; Majority of material found within 1869 - 1944

Troth Family Copy Letter Books

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-279
Abstract

This collection consists of two copy letter notebooks written by Samuel F. Troth (1801-1886), a prominent Philadelphia pharmacist and Quaker, between 1852 and 1861. The first notebook contains a collection of letters from June 1853, addressed to his daughter, Elizabeth T. Troth, of Samuel Troth's travels. The second notebook contains various letters from Samuel Troth to friends and family about various events between 1852 and 1861.

Dates: 1852-04-03 - 1861-07-08

Vaux Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1217
Abstract The Vaux family was deeply involved with Quaker and Native American affairs throughout much of the 19th and early 20th centuries. George Vaux, Sr. was involved in Quaker activity through the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and other Quaker meetings throughout the world (including Antigua and London). Both George Vaux, Jr. and Mary Morris Vaux Walcott, his sister, served as commissioners for the U.S. Board of Indian Commissioners. This organization was established by the United States Congress in...
Dates: 1708-1995; Majority of material found within 1912-1932

Young Friends Movement papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1267
Abstract

This collection contains the papers of the Young Friends Movement, dating between 1916 and 1997. Included in the collection are materials published by the Young Friends, including their montly newspaper "The Quake," correspondence between members, and the papers of Clarence Pickett, the former secretary of the Young Friends Movement and executive secretary of the American Friends Service Committee, both relating to his time with the Young Friends and his time with the AFSC.

Dates: 1916-1997

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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
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Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 1
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 1
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Keith, George, 1639?-1716 1
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 1
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Taylor, William Nicholson, 1882-1945 1
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Troth, John Trimble, 1833-1860 1
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