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North House minutes

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-034
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume of the minutes of the Sixth and Noble streets association, hosted at the North House, a Quaker center in Philadelphia during the 19th and early 20th century.

Dates: 1905-1920

"Thoughts on Slavery"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-071
Abstract

In his essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," John Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in the United States, as well as a short history of slavery in the United States, and the responsibilities of the United States government to those they are oppressing through slavery.

Dates: 1800

John Parrish diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-053
Abstract

John Parrish was a member and minister of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. His diaries describe his travels to Quaker families, including those disowned by their Meeting, throughout Rhode Island, Maryland, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1796-1805

Katherine Paxson school book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-035
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume child’s workbook of Katherine Paxson. The volume is religious in nature, and includes various moral and religious lessons, illustrated with clippings of colored images of biblical figures.

Dates: 1918-1922

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-148
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single folder of miscellaneous papers related to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting. The collection includes three handwritten pages of journal fragments, a handwritten interview with George Keith, as reported to PYM (1692), a photocopy and typed transcript of the PYM Declaration of Beliefs, three handwritten pages of minutes for the PYM Meeting for Suffering, and a typed informal report concerning Emergency Service Work (1917).

Dates: 1692, 1917

Esther Pinkham copy book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-063
Abstract

The copy book of Esther Pinkham includes repetitive phrases, used to practice handwriting, as well as copied poetry.

Dates: 1799

Thomas C. Potts correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-150
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas C. Potts. Many of the letters are written from Potts to Ethel, his wife, while he was traveling with the American Friends Service Committee in 1920.

Dates: 1920

Preston Reading Room Association records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-021
Abstract

The Preston Reading Room Assocation, Haverford, PA, was founded in 1890 for the purpose of "maintaining a building and direct its uses in such a way as shall tend to promote the welfare of the neighborhood of Friends' Meeting at Haverford." The collection consists of one record book of minutes for the Presto Reading Room Association. It contains finance reports, purchases, and hiring decisions, among other information.

Dates: 1890-1894

Caleb Raper commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-051
Abstract

The commonplace book of Caleb Raper is religious in nature, and contains copied bible verses, religious poetry, prayers, and letters. According to the notes on the first and last pages of the volume, the original commonplace book, written in Caleb Rapper's hand, was written in 1711. This volume was copied in 1747 by Raper's nephew, Richard Smith. There is also a single photocopy.

Dates: 1711

Esther B. Rhoads collection on Quakers in Japan

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-156
Abstract

This collection is comprised of three folders of materials related to Quakers in Japan, and specifically focuses on information about Anna C. Hartshorne, an American Quaker, and Inazo Nitobe, a Japanese Quaker, collected by Esther B. Rhoads.

Dates: 1897-1935

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Quakers -- History 88
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Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
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letters (correspondence) 15
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travel literature 14
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 12
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Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 11
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Society of Friends -- Indian affairs 11
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Indians of North America 9
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clippings (information artifacts) 3
marriage certificates 3
Backlog Camp 2
Business 2
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China -- History -- 20th Century 2
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Death -- Religious aspects 2
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England 2
Farm life 2
Haverford (Pa.) 2
Hawaii 2
Indians of North America -- Government relations 2
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 2
Kickapoo Indians -- History 2
Lebanon 2
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Missionaries -- China 2
Omaha Indians 2
Osage Indians -- History 2
Palestine 2
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Language
English 152
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 16
Haverford College 10
Westtown Boarding School 9
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 6
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 5
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 4
Simmons, Henry 4
Society of Friends 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Bryn Mawr College 3
Cadbury family 3
Cadbury, William Warder 3
Carter family 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 3
Fox, George 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Friends World Committee for Consultation 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Sharpless, Joshua 3
Shipley family 3
Walton family 3
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
Allen family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 2
Bacon, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
Collins, Isaac 2
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 2
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 2
Evans family 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 2
Hodgson, William 2
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 2
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 2
Kite family 2
Leeds, Morris Evans 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China) 2
Lloyd family 2
Lloyd, Mary Ann 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Morris family 2
Nickalls, John L. 2
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 2
Peirce, John, 1756-1833 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Penney, Norman 2
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 2
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Scattergood, Joseph 2
Shinn family 2
Swayne, Joel 2
Tokyo Friends Center 2
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Wistar, Thomas 2
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Ackworth School 1
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Albertson, Henry 1
Albertson, Henry Haines 1
Alexander, Samuel, 1840-1914 1
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 1
Allen, William Charles, 1857-1938 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop family 1
American Peace Society of Japan 1
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