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Henry Simmons journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-072
Abstract

Henry Simmons was a Quaker missionary to the Seneca Nation and a member Middletown Monthly Meeting. Henry Simmons's journals are related to time Simmons spent with the Oneida and Seneca nations.

Dates: 1796-1800

Henry Simmons letterbooks

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-019
Abstract

Henry Simmons, who belonged to the Middletown Monthly Meeting, spent a year with the Seneca near Cornplanter's village along with Halliday Jackson and Joel Swayne. There, the group of missionaries set up a school and model farm. Simmons's letterbooks are comprised of business and government correspondence related to his work with various Indigenous nations.

Dates: 1797-1799, undated

Hannah Whitall Smith correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-164
Abstract

In these letters to her friend Kate, Hannah Whitall Smith relates news of her family, including Logan Pearsall Smith and Alys Smith Russell, especially regarding Russell’s health, visits from friends, references to Bertrand Russell, Quakers and Quaker Meeting, particularly in Philadelphia, as well as British Women’s Meeting, temperance, living a simple Quaker life, writing of her new book, health issues, and old age.

Dates: 1899-1911, undated

Society for Home Culture records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-026
Scope and Contents

The Society for Home Culture records includes four volumes: three volumes of minutes, which include tipped in annual reports, and lists of students with the subject they studied, by year; and one volume of a list of books to be studied, which includes the name of items, sometimes a brief description of the item, and the date of publication.

Dates: 1880-1894

"Some Account of Baltimore Yearly Meeting 1825"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-003
Abstract

This collection is composed of the single, handwritten document by an unknown author. It reads similiarly to minutes that may have been taken. It also includes a note on the inside that "The Individuals to whose names the * is attached in the following sheets were acive and influential "Hicksites" at the time or afterwards" [Emphasis theirs].

Dates: 1825

Ann Roberts Matlack Stackhouse commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-036
Abstract The commonplace book of Ann Matlack Stackhouse includes religious excerpts, excerpts of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Minutes (1848), and excerpts of letters, including a letter from Samuel Johnson to Edward Hicks. Also included are the testimony of Robert Barrow at George Fox's burial, the prayer of Nicholas Waln, James Simpson's sermon, a timeline of discoveries and settlements in the United States, a warning to the people called Quakers, and a letter to parents who have the care of youth in...
Dates: 1837-1845

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1174
Abstract Douglas and Dorothy Steere were prominent figures of the Quaker movement in the twentieth century, and deeply committed to the causes of peace and spiritual enrichment. This commitment is evident in their involvement with Quaker-led relief work after World War II, Quaker spiritual retreats, international diplomacy, and Dorothy’s work with the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s. Douglas taught philosophy at several institutions including Haverford College, and published extensively on topics...
Dates: 1896-2003

Joel Swayne diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-078
Abstract

Joel Swayne's diary entries describe his journey to the Seneca nation and the two years he spent there. Swayne provides detailed descriptions of Cornplanter (Gaiänt'wakê), the chief, his family, the village and villagers, cultural differences between the Quakers and the Senecas, the difficulty of the language barrier, and discussions between Quaker missionaries and Seneca members.

Dates: 1798-1800

Richard Tangye scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-014
Abstract

This scrapbook is comprised of reports from Quarterly Meetings, copies of letters and documents concerning marriages, and articles written by George Fox.

Dates: Undated.

Arthur H. and Esther Willits Thomas Correspondence, 1888-1945

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1037
Abstract

A collection of correspondences between Arthur H. Thomas and Esther E. Willits and assorted family and friends of the couple. Topics include daily life, courtship, marriage, illness, and business.

Dates: 1888-1945; Majority of material found within 1891-1899

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Quakers -- History 88
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letters (correspondence) 15
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travel literature 14
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Child rearing -- Religious aspects -- Society of Friends 11
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clippings (information artifacts) 3
marriage certificates 3
Backlog Camp 2
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China -- History -- 20th Century 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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Omaha Indians 2
Osage Indians -- History 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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