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Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Abstract The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

Rhoads-Evans-Garrett Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1331
Abstract

The William Evans Rhoads family papers collection contains letters, financial material, deeds, photographs, genealogical charts and more, related to William Evans Rhoads, his children, and his ancestors extending back to the early 1800s. William Evans Rhoads was a Quaker businessman living in Moorestown, New Jersey at the turn of the 20th century.

Dates: 1699-2011

William G. Rhoads diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-057
Abstract

The first pages of William G. Rhoads's diary ask a series of questions concerning moral behavior and manners, which Rhoads subsequently answers in each entry. Entries also detail Rhoads's apprenticeship as a book keeper, social calls, and Quaker meetings he attended.

Dates: 1858

John Richards letterbooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-016
Abstract Each volume of John Richards's letterbooks contains business correspondence related to his work as an Indian Agent in Kansas. All letters are written by John Richards, and the majority of letters are addressed to Enoch Hoag, the Superintendent of Indian Affairs. In addition to Enoch Hoag, correspondence in Richards's letterbooks is addressed to the following: Dunlap & Flora, Russell Shlickler, James Haworth, F. Buckley, Robert Ferris, George P. Laflin, Henry Breiner, General Davidson,...
Dates: 1870-1876

Henry Russell diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-060
Abstract

Henry Russell's diary entries describe social calls, attendance at Quaker Meetings, personal and religious reflection, prayers, and reminiscences about his wife.

Dates: 1858-1861

William Savery diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-061
Abstract

William Savery's diaries. The majority of the first volume concerns the Treaty at Canandaigua, and the remaining volumes are accounts of religious visits Savery made throughout Europe. Entries generally describe details of travel between destinations, Quaker meetings attended, Quaker families visited, and descriptions of each location's culture, food, language, style of dress, and form of local government.

Dates: 1794-1798

Joseph Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-063
Abstract

Joseph Scattergood, an Elder of Green St. Monthly Meeting, was a signer of the first letter of concern by the Elders of Philadelphia to Elias Hicks regarding the doctrine he was preaching (1822). Diary entries describe Quaker meetings, social calls and family news, visits to family and friends in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, births, deaths, and marriages within the Quaker community, and Scattergood's work as a school teacher.

Dates: 1792-1820

Rachel Scattergood diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-064
Abstract

Rachel Scattergood's childhood diary provides an insight into Quaker childhood during the 19th century. Her diary entries revolve around her school activities and lessons, descriptions of her interactions with her parents, and often express guilt over her disobedient behavior.

Dates: 1840

"Account of a visit paid to the Indians in New York State"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-132
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript describing Joshua Sharpless's visit to Native American tribes in New York state with John Pierce and Henry Simmons. The inside cover includes the signature of Aaron Sharpless, and it appears that he may have copied the manuscript from the diaries of Joshua Sharpless.

Dates: Undated.

Sheppard Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-858
Abstract

The collection particularly provides connections between the Irish and Philadelphia Friends in the 18th century, especially by the Sheppard and Wansborough families who intermarried. Included are letters of John Wilbur, central in the Gurney-Wilbur controversy.

Dates: 1656 - 1887

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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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