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Jane Rhoads Morris journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-048
Overview

Jane Rhoads Morris's journal was written for her family at home during her trip to Canada during August and September, 1889. Her daily entries describe, in detail, her experiences camping in the Canadian wilderness, accompanied by her cousins and Indigenous people they employed to paddle them in canoes to and from each campsite, as well as interactions with Indigenous people the group meets during their travels.

Dates: 1889

Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Overview Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Ella Bowles Newlin journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-052
Overview

Excerpts from Ella Bowles Newlin's travel journal from her trip with her husband from Iowa to England, Norway, and Germany. Entries describe the accommodations on board, Newlin's time in England, the voyage to Norway, travel within Norway, and the cultural differences between America and Norway.

Dates: 1921

North American Quaker Tapestry Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-090
Overview

The collection contains the records of the North American Quaker Tapestry project which created a series of embroidered panels commemorating Quaker accomplishments in North America.

Dates: 1988-2013

Oliver Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-334
Overview The collection contains the papers of the family of Wendell French Oliver, New England and Pennsylvania Wilburite Quakers. Gamaliel Wallis Oliver (1772-1849) was a successful Lynn, Massachusetts, shoe manufacturer who married Charlotte Breed in 1807. Two grandsons, Wendell French Oliver and William Theodore Oliver, were conscientious objectors in WWI and served with the AFSC in European Reconstruction. The collection includes journals, photographs, and related papers of Wendell, W....
Dates: 1706 - 2018; Majority of material found within 1830 - 1960

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Overview Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Alice Paul Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Paul, Alice
Abstract

Collection consists of photocopied photographs and clippings.

Dates: 1907-1992

"Growing Up Quaker"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-072
Overview Katherine Paxson's family history/memoir, entitled "Growing Up Quaker," includes vignettes describing various events in Paxson's life, which she recorded to pass on to her family members. Includes biographical entries for her grandfathers, Isaac H. Thompson and Thomas E. Anderson; her grandmothers, Anne W. Hutton Thompson and Nancy Almina Anderson; her father, I. Walter Thompson; and her sister, Ruth Thompson Davidson. Vignettes describe Paxson's "Early Years," "Summer Days," "Twelfth Street...
Dates: Undated.

Katherine T. Paxson journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-054
Overview

Katherine T. Paxson was a Quaker author and poet. Journal entries describe Quaker meetings, prayers and religious reflection, attendance at writing conferences and workshops, as well as visits with family and friends, and daily housework.

Dates: 1971-1995

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-123
Overview Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1769-1979[bulk 1905-1979]

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Haverford College 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
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Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
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Baer, Gertrude 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Ballantyne, Edith 2
Boulding, Elise 2
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 2
Dugdale, Joseph A., 1810-1896 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 2
Libby, Faith Ward, 1902- 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
Mead, Lucia True Ames, 1856-1936 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884 2
Reynolds, Barbara (Barbara Leonard) 2
Rhoads, Sarah Wistar, 1839-1920 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Swarthmore College 2
Swarthmore College. Peace Collection 2
Trueblood, Benjamin Franklin, 1847-1916 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Training Institute in Non-Violence, Grindstone Island (Portland, Ontario, Canada) 1
Arnett, Katharine M. (Katharine McCollin) 1
Augur, Margaret Riggs 1
Baber, Zonia 1
Bacon family 1
Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
Bacon, Elizabeth, 1794-1844 1
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 1
Bacon, George 1
Bacon, Samuel Allen, 1848-1908 1
Bailey, Hannah J. (Hannah Johnston), 1839-1923 1
Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
Ballard, Willa E. 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1968). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bettle, Jane 1
Blake, Katherine Devereux, 1858-1950 1
Bond, Elizabeth Powell, 1841-1926 1
Bowerman, Sarah Upton 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Bringhurst, Hannah Peters 1
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Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
British Withdrawal from Northern Ireland Campaign 1
Brooks, Ruth Hall, 1925-2014 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bundock, Mary 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Bussey, Gertrude Carman, 1888-1961 1
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carner, Lucy Perkins, 1886-1983 1
Cary, Stephen G. 1
Catt, Carrie Chapman, 1859-1947 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Center on War and the Child 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Chidsey, Linda 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
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Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
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Collins, Isaac 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Collyer, Robert, 1823-1912 1
Combe, George, 1788-1858 1
Comfort family 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments (1932-1934) (Geneva, Switzerland) 1
Cooke, Lydia Barton 1
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