Skip to main content Skip to search results

Showing Collections: 81 - 90 of 99

Frederick Barnes Tolles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-218
Overview

Frederick Barnes Tolles (1915-1975), Quaker librarian, teacher, and historian, was Director of Friends Historical Library from 1951-1970, and a member of the Department of History at Swarthmore College. This collection contains the papers of primarily relating to his books and articles on Quaker history and biography, along with other writings, including research notes on a proposed history of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1871-1970

Mira Sharpless Townsend Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-320
Overview The collection contains papers of Mira Sharpless Townsend, a major Quaker social activist and reformer in Philadelphia. Mira Sharpless Townsend (1798-1859) was born in Philadelphia, attended Friends Select School, and in 1828 married Samuel Townsend (1800-1887). He was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting by whom she had six children, only two surviving to adulthood: Emily Sharpless Townsend who married Powell Stackhouse and Clara Gordon Townsend, married William Penn Troth. During...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1815 - 1858; 1806 - 1910

Turner Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-152
Overview This collection centers around the family and descendants of Joseph Turner, Jr., (1790-1850) and his wife Rebecca (Sinclair) Turner (1787-1877), members of Baltimore Monthly Meeting-Western District. They raised eight children and had fifty-four grandchildren. As a young man, Joseph left the family plantation near Still Pond, Kent County, Maryland, and became a lumber merchant in Baltimore. He served as Clerk of the Lombard Street Meeting. Rebecca was a recorded minister and traveled widely....
Dates: 1776-1954

Underwood Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-153
Overview

The Underwood family was a Quaker family, of Millville, Pennsylvania, and Woodbury, New Jersey. The collection contains chiefly papers of Warner Underwood (1851-1941), Quaker businessman and philanthropist, and his wife, Tamar Eliza John Underwood (1848-1932), including personal correspondence, financial and legal records (1876) relating to a sawmill in Centre County, Pa., student copy work, memorabilia, and historical material relating to Millville.

Dates: 1833-1927

Caroline Foulke Urie Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Urie, Caroline Foulke
Abstract

Manuscript essay "Jane Addams' Personality", and letters from Jane Addams.

Dates: 1930-1955

Hannah Milhous Vernon papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-173
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

Dates: 1855-1889

Walker-Conard-Cowgill Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-155
Overview The Walkers, Conard, and Cowgills were Quaker families of Frederick County, Virginia, and Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The collections contains papers of the Walker and allied Coates, Cowgill, and Conard families, including general correspondence (1792-1912), Civil War correspondence and diaries (1893-1900) of Union soldier Edward B. Conard (ca. 1844-1917), diaries (1896-1898) of Jacob Walker, ledger (1847-1887) of David Walker (1818-1889), journals, financial and legal papers,...
Dates: 1699-1912 [bulk 1792-1912]

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

Ada Wardlaw Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Wardlaw, Ada
Dates: 1937-1963

Mary E. Warner account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-037
Overview

The household account book of Mary E. Warner records the worth of various household items.

Dates: Undated.

Filtered By

  • Subject: Quaker women X
  • Subject: United States X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Library
Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 52
Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 30
Swarthmore College Peace Collection 17
 
Subject
Quaker women -- United States 42
diaries 37
Quakers -- History 33
Quakers -- Diaries 26
Quaker women 22
∨ more
Quakers 20
Quaker women -- United States -- History -- Sources 13
Quakers -- Social life and customs 12
Pacifists -- United States -- History -- Sources 9
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 9
Women clergy -- United States -- Diaries 9
correspondence 9
Women and peace -- History -- Sources 8
Women and religion 8
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 7
Motherhood -- United States -- History 7
travel literature 7
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 6
Quakers -- Family relationships 6
Quakers -- United States 6
Women and peace 6
commonplace books 6
Abolitionists 5
Quaker women -- Diaries 5
Quakers -- Great Britain 5
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Social life and customs 5
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 5
Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 5
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 5
Antislavery movements -- United States 4
Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Quaker women -- United States -- Diaries 4
Quakers -- Virginia 4
Society of Friends -- Clergy -- Diaries 4
Suffragists -- United States -- History -- Sources 4
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania 4
Wills 4
Abolitionists -- United States -- History -- 19th century 3
American poetry 3
Haverford (Pa.) 3
Peace -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 3
Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 3
Philadelphia (Pa.) 3
Quaker social reformers 3
Quaker women -- History -- Sources 3
Quakers -- New England 3
Quakers -- New York (State) 3
Quakers -- Travel 3
Society of Friends -- Virginia 3
United States 3
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 3
Virginia -- History -- Sources 3
Women -- Religious life 3
Women travelers 3
account books 3
clippings (information artifacts) 3
deeds 3
family papers 3
letters (correspondence) 3
manuscripts (documents) 3
marriage certificates 3
Abolitionists -- United States 2
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Antislavery movements 2
Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
College students -- United States 2
Conservative Quakers 2
Diaries 2
Education -- Pennsylvania 2
Health 2
Indians of North America 2
Lay ministry -- Pennsylvania 2
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 2
Middletown (Delaware County, Pa. : Township) 2
Nonviolence -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Peace 2
Pennsylvania 2
Poetry -- Women authors 2
Political activists -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
Prison visits 2
Quaker philanthropists 2
Quaker women -- 19th century -- Correspondence 2
Quaker women -- 20th century 2
Quaker women -- History -- 20th century 2
Quaker women -- New Jersey 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- History -- Sources 2
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
Quaker women -- Religious life 2
Quakers -- 19th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- 20th century -- Diaries 2
Quakers -- Genealogy 2
Quakers -- Ireland 2
Quakers -- New Jersey 2
Quakers -- North Carolina 2
Quakers -- Ohio 2
Religious newspapers and periodicals -- United States 2
Schools -- Pennsylvania -- Bucks County 2
Slavery -- United States 2
Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 2
Social reformers 2
+ ∧ less
 
Names
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Haverford College 3
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
∨ more
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
American Friends Service Committee 2
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 2
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
Brinton family 1
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
Coates family 1
Collett, John A. (John Albert), 1911- 1
Collins family 1
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
+ ∧ less