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Overview Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995), a birthright Quaker, was active in the American Friends Service Committee and other Quaker organizations, and served on the Swarthmore College Board of Managers from 1935-1971. She was the daughter of Charles M. and Ida Palmer Stabler, and in 1918 she married William Anderson Clarke, Sr. Her sister, Cornelia Stabler Gillam (1898-1979) was active in the theater and performed for the U.S.O. in 1945 and 1946. The collection includes a genealogy with stories and...
Overview Sarah Hopper Palmer (1796-1885) was the eldest child of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), noted Hicksite Quaker abolitionist and social reformer. The collection was apparently compiled as a basis for Lydia Maria Child's Life of Isaac T. Hopper, which was first published in 1853. The original manuscript of the published book is included in the collection. The collection contains material on the Palmer, Hunn and Jenkins families, family correspondence, legal and...
- Abolitionists 1
- Prison reform -- Society of Friends 1
- Quaker abolitionists 1
- Quakers -- New York (State) -- New York 1
- Quakers -- Pennsylvania 1
- Bronte, Charlotte, 1816-1855 1
- Child, Lydia Maria Francis, 1802-1880 1
- Eleanor Stabler Clarke (1896-1995) 1
- Gibbons family 1
- Gillam, Cornelia Stabler, 1898-1979 1