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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Abstract

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Abstract

Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.

Dates: Undated.

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of enslaved people for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the enslaver is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the enslavers and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of enslaved people is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey,...
Dates: 1775

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Abstract

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Abstract

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Henry H. Albertson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1110
Abstract

Includes letters, many of which are by and to William Hodgson (1804-1878). All or most of the letter writers are Friends; a number of them are British Friends. Topics often include visits to other Friends, attending Meeting, health, religious or philosophical reflections, and because of the period of writing, often refer openly or obliquely to the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1826-1918

Allen and Roberts Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1155
Abstract

Primarily the letters of the interconnected Philadelphia-area Quaker families, Allen and Roberts, in the period 1846-1931. The a large potrion of letters were are from Sarah H. Roberts Allen, Susan Janney Allen, and Lillie Allen, as well as Lizzie Roberts, though there are a considerable number from Samuel Allen, inventor of some agricultural tools as well as the "flexible flyer" sled.

Dates: 1846-1931

William C. Allen diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Abstract

Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson and Taylor family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-001
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the papers of the Quaker Allinson and Taylor families.

Dates: 1876-1912

Edward Page Allinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-311
Abstract

This collection contains various letters relating to Edward Page Allinson. In Allinson's 1942 letters, he asks individuals their opinions on the average Haverford undergraduate. This collection also contains an excerpt from a 1940 publication titled "With Clean Hands and a Neutral Heart, America!" by Brent Dow Allinson, an individual Edward would connect with via letters due to their shared surname.

Dates: 1940 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942

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Haverford College 39
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Fox, George 17
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 16
Westtown Boarding School 16
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 14
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 12
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 12
Penn, William, 1644-1718 10
Jones, Mary Hoxie 9
Cope family 8
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 7
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 7
Brown family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Evans family 6
Lloyd family 6
Morris family 6
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
Matlack family 5
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 5
Morris, Margaret Hill 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 5
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
Shipley family 4
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
Allen family 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 3
Bacon, David 3
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 3
Benson, Lewis 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 3
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 3
Coleman, John Royston 3
Collins, Isaac 3
Comfort family 3
Earlham College 3
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 3
Emlen, Samuel 3
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 3
Friends Historical Association 3
Garret family 3
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