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Allinson family scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-001
Abstract

The Allinson family scrapbook is largely comprised of clippings on poetry, temperance, prison reform, reform for juvenile delinquents, and anti-slavery. Many of the anti-slavery clippings discuss the possibility of using Jamaica as a "home for colored emigrants." The end of the volume includes 12 pages of signatures. The volume also includes an obituary for Samuel Allinson.

Dates: 1829-1870

Joshua L. and Theodate L. Baily diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-006
Abstract The diaries span the majority of Baily's adult life. As a young man, Baily was very involved in the Philadelphia community, and many of his early entries are related to the Philadelphia Historical Society, the Eromathean society, the Pennsylvania Prison Society, which advocated for the health and safety of incarcerated people and prison reform, The Philadelphia Society for Employment and Instruction of the Poor, and the Moyamensing House of Industry. In later entries, Baily is largely...
Dates: 1845-1916

Carter Nash correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-134
Abstract

This collection contains the letters of Carter Nash, a Quaker inmate of a federal correctional institution in Texarkana, Texas, to Special Collections at Haverford College, regarding his religious beliefs and requests for books. This correspondence took place from 1999 to 2000. Eventually, this correspondence led to his publication of a September 2000 column in the publication Quaker Life. A copy of the column is also included.

Dates: 1999-2000

Elizabeth and Leon Stern papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1282
Abstract

Elizabeth Gertrude Stern (1889-1954) was an author, educator, and social worker. Leon Thomas Stern (1887-1980) was a noted penologist and prison reformer. Materials in the collection reflect their careers and interests.

Dates: 1920-1968

Denny Wilcher Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wilcher, Denny
Abstract

This collection documents the experiences of Wilcher (and his friends), while in Civilian Public Service, and after he left CPS and was imprisoned at McNeil Island Federal Prison Camp.

Dates: 1941-1946

Winston-Clark Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1165
Abstract

Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.

Dates: 1814-1900

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