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"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

Rebecca Peirce commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-028
Overview

The commonplace book of Rebecca Peirce includes excerpts of letters on friendship, prayers, extracts from the writing of William Grover, extracts of a letter from Samuel Fothergill, and extracts from Sherwood's "Lady of the Manor."

Dates: 1824

Penn Sewing School records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-056
Overview

Penn Sewing School was founded in 1868 as the Friends Sewing School. The name was changed in 1871 and classes suspended in 1899. The collection contains minute books (1876-1906), charter, history, printed report, and other papers.

Dates: 1868 - 1906

"An Abstract from the Life of Mary Pennington, formerly Springett"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-076
Overview

Mary Pennington's autobiographical manuscript includes descriptions of her early life, the events leading up to her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her attendance at Quaker meetings, a description of her marriage and her husband (Isaac Pennington), a description of her husband's family (particularly his mother), a description of a battle at London between "Parliment and the King" at Houndslow-heath, and a description of the English Civil War and upheaval it caused.

Dates: Undated.

Lora A. Perkins signature album

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-05-007
Overview

The signature album of Lora A. Perkins includes signatures accompanied by inscriptions, quotes, and small sketches. Signers include F.P. Woodbury, Wesley K. Bell, John G. Whittier, Etta Peters, Lovina W. Averill, George Jackson, John P. Loving, Jennie M. Cook, and A. Marie Dearborn.

Dates: 1875-1876

Philadelphia Quaker Women

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-057
Overview

Philadelphia Quaker Women was a organization, informal in structure and membership, which worked with the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends to address the concerns of women. It was laid down in 1970. This collection contains minutes, financial reports, correspondence, and miscellaneous material, 1961-1971.

Dates: 1961-1971

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]

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
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: 1906-1979

Pike family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-149
Overview

Collection contains letters, memorials, commonplace books, and miscellaneous items of the Pike family, especially Sarah Pike, and letters of Thomas Scattergood to his son, Alfred Scattergood.

Dates: 1769-1902

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Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 2
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