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"Massacre: A Play"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-015
Abstract

Charlotte Brate's play, "Massacre," describes a fictional event in the life of William Penn. It takes place in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1683, and describes the white settlers' fear of an "Indian massacre" and misunderstandings between the settlers and the Lenni-Lenape.

Dates: 1941

Hannah Peters Bringhurst diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-009
Abstract

Diary entries largely focus on religious reflection, but also describe social calls and Quaker meetings.

Dates: 1781

James Bringhurst papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-029
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal and business correspondence, as well as miscellaneous notes and manuscripts, of James Bringhurst, a wealthy Philadelphia merchant.

Dates: 1780-1802

Cassandra Rigby Brinton notebook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-004
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume notebook of Cassandra Rigby Brinton, and provides a record of Friends who visited her meeting in Lampeter, and her family's Sadsbury Monthly Meeting. Entries describe the individuals who visited, many of whom stayed with Brinton's family. The collection also includes a typed extract of a letter from Walter L. Moore, who donated the notebook, providing further context for the notebook.

Dates: 1811-1852

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

Bristol Friends' School Minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-004
Abstract

This collection contains one minute book from the Bristol Friends' School for Girls and Boys, in Bristol, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1875-1880

Edwin B. Bronner papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1171
Abstract

Papers from the Fourth World Conference of Friends (Quakers) which was held at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1967. Edwin Bronner was chair of the Executive Committee of the American Section, but there was worldwide representation by Friends and guests. A well known speaker at the conference was U.N. Secretary General U Thant.

Dates: 1952-1978

Erica Brooks commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-055
Abstract

The commonplace books of Erica May Brooks include poems about nature, history, family, friendship, and World War II, as well as both copied poems and originals written by Brooks.

Dates: 1925-1951

Elizabeth Browett diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-010
Abstract

The diary's cover reads: "Diary of a Poor Quaker Seamstress, 1833-4, being a pathetic record of monotonous penury.” Entries focus on social calls, descriptions of Quaker meetings, Browett’s health, and her work as a seamstress in London.

Dates: 1833-1834

Brown family history

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-10-011
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the small, single, handwritten volume of the Brown family history. The volume traces the Brown family back to Thomas and Eleanor Brown of West Nottingham, and traces the descendants of this couple through the eighteenth century. The inside of the back cover is inscribed with the name M. Mendenhall, and dated 8th mo 1833.

Dates: 1833

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Jones, Mary Hoxie 9
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Woolman, John, 1720-1772 7
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Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
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Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 6
Bacon family 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Bettle, Samuel 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Carter family 5
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 5
Cope, Thomas Pim 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 5
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 5
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 5
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Society of Friends 5
Taylor, George Washington 5
Wistar, Thomas 5
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 4
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 4
Benezet, Anthony 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Bryn Mawr College 4
Cadbury family 4
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 4
Cadbury, William Warder 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 4
Fisher, Thomas 4
Harvard University 4
Jones family 4
Jones, Eli 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Jones, Sybil 4
Lloyd, Mary Ann 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Scattergood, Joseph 4
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 4
Seebohm, Benjamin 4
Sharpless family 4
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 4
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 4
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Smith family 4
Smith, John, 1722-1771 4
Smith, Richard 4
Stackhouse, Asa Matlack (Asa Matlack Stackhouse) 4
Stokes family 4
Taylor family 4
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 4
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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 3
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Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
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Friends Historical Association 3
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