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Holmes-Webb Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-065
Abstract William B. Webb was a druggist and member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite). He married Rebecca Turner in 1853. Their youngest daughter, Rebecca St. Claire Webb, married Jessie Herman Holmes in 1892. Holmes was a prominent Quaker, taught philosophy and religion at Swarthmore College, and was active in AFSC relief in Europe after World War I. He also served as President of the National Federation of Religious Liberals and was an active member of the Socialist Party. The...
Dates: 1839-1972

Hunn-Karsner Photograph Collection.

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-214
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of the family of Quakers Ezekiel Hunn and Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn and their granddaughter, Katherine Hunn Karsner, who married Joseph Reed Karsner in 1930. Compiled Katherine Hunn Karsner, it includes 19th century family albums, early twentieth century photographs, and also focuses on Katherine's daughter, Mary Ann Karsner Kegler (1932-1983) who moved to Alaska as a college student and was one of the founders of Chena Ridge Monthly Meeting.

Dates: 1870 - 1970

J. Stuart Innerst Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-103
Abstract J. Stuart Innerst was a United Brethren in Christ missionary to China in the 1920s. Innerst and his wife Marion Reachard Innerst left China in 1927 with great concerns about the influence of western imperialism in that country. J. Stuart Innerst served as pastor of several churches and joined the Society of Friends in 1943. In addition to his pastoral work, Innerst also served as the Director of the Quaker Friends in Washington Program (1960-1961, lobbied members of Congress regarding China,...
Dates: 1920-1975

Elmore Jackson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-202
Abstract

Writings, correspondence, and other papers of Elmore Jackson (1910-1989), a noted Quaker author and former U.S. State Department official. Jackson was particularly involved in using Quaker principles in the realm of international relations. This collection also includes the papers of his wife, Elisabeth Rose Averill Jackson (1909-).

Dates: 1927-1985

O. Edward Janney (Oliver Edward) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-072
Abstract Dr. O. Edward Janney was a prominent Quaker doctor from Baltimore who was active in many of the social reform movements of his time. He worked with the Society for the Suppression of Vice in Baltimore and labored in the causes of temperance, woman suffrage, inter-racial relations, peace, and other reforms. In 1907, Dr. Janney gave up the practice of medicine to devote his energies full time to reform activities. The collection contains correspondence (1874-1945), diary (1914), memoirs,...
Dates: 1874-1945

Jones-Cadbury Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1172
Abstract

The Quaker families of Jones and Cadbury were interrelated with many other Quaker families in the United States and England. This collection provides a rich source of genealogical and historical information, not only on the Jones and Cadbury families, and especially Mary Hoxie Jones (1904-2003) and Emma Cadbury Jr. (1875-1965), but also, significantly, on the Warder family, as well as the Bartram, Brown, Carter, Foulke, Kaighn, Lowry, Mennell, Pearsall, Shinn, and Shipley families.

Dates: ca. 1770-1994

Rufus M. Jones papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1130
Abstract Rufus Matthew Jones (1863-1948) was a Quaker historian, mystic, and philosopher. Born in South China, Maine, to Edwin and Mary Gifford Hoxie Jones, he taught philosophy at Haverford College between 1893 and 1934, and was involved in the Haverford Emergency Unit, American Friends Service, and Fellowship of Reconciliation, and is often attributed as having helped to unite Yearly Meetings in the United States. The collection consists of Rufus Jones’ correspondence, diaries, financial papers,...
Dates: 1779 - 1999; Majority of material found within 1875 - 1952

Kaltenbach Family Correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-291
Abstract

The collection consists primarily of letters written by John E. Kaltenbach to his parents, Edward C. and Ethel Kaltenbach, from Wesleyan University, Yale Divinity School, and while working as the acting director for the Scattergood Hostel for European Refugees in Iowa. Also a small number of letters from his sister, Linda Kaltenbach, while a student at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1933-1941

Leonard Stout Kenworthy diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-039
Abstract

Leonard Stout Kenworthy's "Quaker Berlin Diary" describes his experiences in Germany during World War II working with German Quakers to assist unaffiliated German Jews to leave Germany.

Dates: 1940-1941

Kite-Bassett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-080
Abstract The Kite and Bassett families were Orthodox Quakers from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Lynn, Massachusetts, respectively. James Kite was born in 1808, the son of Benjamin and Rebecca Kite of Philadelphia. In 1837 he was granted a certificate to Salem Monthly Meeting in Massachusetts to marry Lydia B. Rodman, widow of Caleb Rodman and daughter of Isaac and Ruth Bassett of Lynn. James and Lydia had eight children, viz. Ruth, James Rodman, Eliza B., Rebecca, Isaac C. Bassett, Hannah B., Lydia...
Dates: 1837-1930

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 27
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Reconstruction (1914–1939) -- France 5
diaries 5
letters (correspondence) 5
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Pacifism -- History -- Sources 4
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Society of Friends -- Japan 4
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States -- Sources 4
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief 4
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lecture notes 3
photographs 3
speeches (documents) 3
Charities -- France 2
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- Sources 2
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Germany 2
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Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
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Prison reform -- Society of Friends 2
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 2
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World War, 1939-1945 -- Civilian relief 2
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financial records 2
marriage certificates 2
newsletters 2
photograph albums 2
postcards 2
Academic writing 1
Adoption -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Adoption -- Vietnam -- History -- Sources 1
Adult education and state 1
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Names
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 9
Haverford College 6
Swarthmore College 6
Civilian Public Service 5
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 5
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Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 5
A Quaker Action Group 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Westtown Boarding School 4
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 3
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
French, Paul Comly, 1903-1960 3
Furnas, Paul J. 3
Harvard University 3
Lyttle, Bradford 3
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 3
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 3
Shipley family 3
Snyder, Edward F. 3
Society of Friends 3
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 3
Willoughby, George, pacifist 3
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 3
Young, Mildred Binns 3
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
American Friends Service Committee. China Program 2
Bacon family 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton family 2
Brockway, Fenner, 1888-1988 2
Brown family 2
Cadbury family 2
Canadian Friends Service Committee 2
Carter family 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Committee for Nonviolent Action 2
Darlington, Charles J. (Charles Joseph), 1894-1966 2
Delta Cooperative Farm Project (Hillhouse, Miss.) 2
Detzer, Dorothy, 1893-1981 2
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 2
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 2
Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948 2
Graves, Anna Melissa, 1875-1964 2
Harker, Charles H. 2
Innerst, J. Stuart, 1894-1975 2
Jack, Homer A. (Homer Alexander), 1916-1993 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Lynd, Staughton 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Mygatt, Tracy D. (Tracy Dickinson), 1885-1973 2
Neely, Frances E. 2
Niebuhr, Reinhold, 1892-1971 2
Page, Kirby, 1890-1957 2
Pearson, Drew, 1897-1969 2
Phoenix (Yacht) 2
Quaker United Nations Office 2
Randall, Mercedes M. (Mercedes Moritz), 1895-1977 2
Reynolds, Earle L. 2
Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977 2
Scattergood Hostel 2
Shinn family 2
Stern, Lee, 1915-1992 2
Swomley, John M., 1915-2010 2
Timbres, Harry, 1899-1937 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
War Resisters League 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Woolman School (Swarthmore, Pa.) 2
Young, Wilmer J. 2
Acheson, Dean, 1893-1971 1
Adler, Friedrich 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen family 1
Allen, Devere, 1891-1955 1
Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman), 1859-1930 1
Allen, Horatio, 1802-1889 1
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