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Elizabeth Webb diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-084
Abstract

Diary of Elizabeth Webb's religious visit to the American Colonies. Diary entries describe Webb's voyage from England to Virginia, and her travels to Quaker meetings as far south as North Carolina and as far north as New Hampshire. Entries include references to places visited, especially meetings in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and Rhode Island, as well as religious reflection and details about the difficulty of overland travel.

Dates: 1697-1699

Ann Cooper Whitall diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-090
Abstract

Ann Cooper Whitall's diary entries focus on descriptions of Quaker meetings, illnesses within her family and community, reflections on religion and the perceived failure of Whitall’s community to live up to its ideals, and discussions concerning effective child-rearing practices.

Dates: 1760-1780; Majority of material found within 1760-1762

"An Autobiography and Family History"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-097
Abstract

In addition to providing genealogical information about his ancestors, Barclay White's family history and autobiography describes his early life in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and his work with various Native tribes as an "Indian Agent."

Dates: 1885

Barclay White Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-301
Abstract

This collection contains 3 diaries written by Barclay White chronicling his travels (1877-1878) as Superintendent of Indian Affairs (1871-1878).

Dates: 1877 - 1878

Whittier Fellowship Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-027
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one volume of typed minutes from the Whittier Fellowship Committee.

Dates: 1911-1918

John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-025
Abstract

John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835, founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840, and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of health and family, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.

Dates: 1842-1873

William Penn Charter School archives

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1115
Abstract

The William Penn Charter School archives contain the financial, historical, business, and social records of the school, dating back as far as 1611. Documents signed by William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and former Philadelphia mayors William Hudson and Edward Shippen, are included as well as a variety of school texts and memorabilia, which illuminate the traditions and history of the William Penn Charter School.

Dates: 1611-1992

Winston-Clark Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1165
Abstract

Approximately 500 letters (also a few clippings, poems and other items) of the related Clark and Winston families of Virginia and Indiana. Letters discuss family and friends, the small schools that many members of these families began in the Midwest, as well as comments on politics, slavery, religion, education, the Civil War and friends/family fighting in the Confederate army, and other topics.

Dates: 1814-1900

Thomas Wistar journals

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-089
Abstract

Thomas Wistar's journal entries largely describe his work as an Indian Commissioner, including visits to Washington D.C., the Seneca Nation, the Wichita Indian Agency, and other Native American Reservations. In addition to his work as a commissioner, entries detail social calls with family and friends, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and religious reflection and prayers.

Dates: 1841-1875

Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1254
Abstract

This collection contains the materials of several generations of Quaker families in the United States. Prominently featured are Richard Reeve Wood and Nancy Morris Wood; Edward S. Wood, Richard's father; and Alexander Cooper and Mary Emma Stokes Wood, Richard's grandfather and grandmother. Richard attended several sessions of the League of Nations and participated in meetings leading to the formation of the United Nations in 1945.

Dates: 1820-1988

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Quakers -- History 88
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Society of Friends -- Hicksite separation 16
Quaker women 15
letters (correspondence) 15
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travel literature 14
Society of Friends -- Japan 13
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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
Business 2
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China -- History -- 20th Century 2
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England 2
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Haverford (Pa.) 2
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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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