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"Teacher Willa"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-008
Overview

The autobiography of Willa E. Ballard, a Quaker teacher, describes Ballard's early life, her parents and siblings, her experience growing up as a Quaker, her training as a teacher, and her experiences teaching in Moorestown and Atlantic City, New Jersey, and at the Mekusukey School in the Seminole Nation, as well as her time as a teacher and later a principal at various schools in California.

Dates: 1948

Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color minutes

 Collection — othertype: SC-211
Identifier: SFHL-SC-211
Abstract

Minute book of the Baltimore Society for the Protection of Free People of Color, 1827-29. Includes Constitution, Articles (by-laws), and signatures of sixteen members.

Dates: 1827-1829

Baltimore Yearly Meeting correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-013
Overview

This collection contains the typed correspondence of the Baltimore Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1909

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-269
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Joseph Bancroft Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-007
Overview Joseph Bancroft (1803-1874) was Hicksite Quaker and cloth manufacturer from Wilmington, Delaware, who worked for the reunification of the Society of Friends in the 1860's and 1870's. He wrote a number of religious tracts and published a book, A Persuasive To Unity, which he published in 1874. At his death, Bancroft established a trust fund to secure the free circulation of this book among Quakers. This collection includes materials which relate to Joseph Bancroft's writing and other...
Dates: 1868-1989 [bulk, 1868-1914]

William P. Bancroft Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-349
Overview

The collection contains William P. Bancroft's letter books 1880-1928 and a small amount of Bancroft-Clark family correspondence and photographs. Also extensive transcribed material from William Bancroft's letter books and research on family members and individuals with detailed topical inventory.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1880 - 1928; ca. 1880-2003

Collection of Early Quaker Wills in Barbados, 1669-1709 (typed copies)

 Collection — othertype: SC-007
Identifier: SFHL-SC-007
Abstract

Typed copies of early wills of Quakers in Barbados.

Dates: 1669-1709

Barclay letters

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-909
Overview

Primarily letters of Robert Barclay, a Quaker of the 18th and early 19th century, who established a brewery in England, on topics ranging from financial affairs and land transactions to personal matters.

Dates: 1688-1794

"Apologie de la Vraie Theologie Christienne"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-009
Overview

Robert Barclay's "Apology for the True Christian Divinity," translated into French by Georges Liens, summarizes the early Quaker theological concerns of the beliefs of Friends as Barclay heard them preached by George Fox and other influential Friends.

Dates: Undated.

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 811
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Quakers -- History 586
Quakers 562
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 245
correspondence 186
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manuscripts (documents) 178
diaries 167
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Quaker women 129
letters (correspondence) 104
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 95
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Quakers -- New York (State) 74
Quakers -- Travel 74
commonplace books 72
financial records 65
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 63
Quakers -- New Jersey 58
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
Poetry 55
genealogies (histories) 55
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travel literature 43
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account books 39
Quaker women -- United States 38
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Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 37
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Slavery and the church -- Society of Friends 28
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Peace movements -- United States -- History -- Sources 25
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minutes (administrative records) 24
Literature 23
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Quaker missionaries 16
Quakers -- Portraits 16
Society of Friends -- Doctrines 16
deeds 16
notebooks 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 15
research notes 15
Diaries 14
Peace -- Societies, etc. -- History -- Sources 14
Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 14
Quakers -- Ohio 14
Society of Friends -- New York (State) 14
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 14
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speeches (documents) 13
Abolitionists 12
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 12
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 72
Swarthmore College 54
Haverford College 42
Westtown Boarding School 32
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 29
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 27
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 25
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 22
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 20
Fox, George 18
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 18
Penn, William, 1644-1718 15
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 14
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 12
Lloyd family 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 11
Comly, John, 1773-1850 10
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brown family 9
Civilian Public Service 9
Cope family 9
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 9
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 9
Jones, Mary Hoxie 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Smith family 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Friends World Committee for Consultation 8
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 8
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 8
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Sharpless family 8
Taylor family 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 8
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Elkinton family 7
Evans family 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Jones family 7
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Moore family 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Society of Friends 7
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 7
Walton family 7
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Allen family 6
Bacon family 6
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 6
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 6
Bryn Mawr College 6
Cadbury family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Cooper family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Haines family 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Morris family 6
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 6
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Shinn family 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton family 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Wilson family 6
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 5
Bettle, Samuel 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Carter family 5
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