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John Whiting Severall Book and Papers

 Collection — othertype: SC-146
Identifier: SFHL-SC-146
Abstract

This collection contains a bound volume of manuscript essays by early English Quaker John Whiting, most written during his imprisonment for failing to pay tithes. These essays include accounts of his confinement, testimonies on tiths, and accounts of Mary Whiting and of William Penn. Also included is typescript of a 1955 article written for the Journal of the Friends Historical Society by Frederick B. Tolles which describes the contents and significance of the volume.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1679-1695; 1679-1695, 1955

Daniel P. Whitley correspondence with New York Yearly Meeting Friends

 Collection — othertype: SC-242
Identifier: SFHL-SC-242
Abstract

The collections contains correspondence between Daniel P. Whitley with Friends in New York Meeting concerning issues of faith. Primary correspondent is Joseph A. Vlaskamp, General Secretary of the Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1988-1991

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 Jeanes Memorial Library Controversy Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-083
Abstract Mary Knowles (b. 1910), a librarian at the William Jeanes Memorial Library in Plymouth, Pennsylvania, and Plymouth Monthly Meeting were the center of a “Red Scare” controversy in 1953-56 when Mrs. Knowles was accused of being a member of the Communist Party. Mary Knowles had pleaded the Fifth Amendment in 1953 before the Jenner Committee (Senate Internal Security Subcommittee) regarding her employment as secretary at the Samuel Adams School in Boston Mass. When she refused to take the...
Dates: 1939-1961 [bulk 1953-1960]

William Penn Charter School archives

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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

William Penn House Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-119
Abstract

William Penn House functions as a Quaker seminar and hospitality center on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. These records, dating from its founding in 1966 through 2004, document its many activities. In 2020 the board renamed the building Friends Place on Capitol Hill.

Dates: 1966-2004

Thomas Willis writings relating to the Separation and Quaker testimonies

 Collection — othertype: SC-220
Identifier: SFHL-SC-220
Abstract These writings, apparently a draft in answer to Evan Lewis's defense of Hicks, elucidate Willis's beliefs and his account of the Separation, including his being part of the committee that presented the complaint against Hicks which culminated in the disownment of Hicks in 1829 by the Orthodox faction. Willis defends the importance of the Bible, the divinity of Jesus, and the authority of the Church. Includes a draft of a letter to Josiah Forster (1848) in which Willis refers to the Wilburite...
Dates: 1807-1848

Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson Collected Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B-Great Britain-Alexander Wilson and Edith J. Wilson
Abstract

Alexander C. Wilson and Edith J. Wilson were British Quakers.

Dates: 1916-1922

E. Raymond Wilson Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-070
Abstract E. Raymond Wilson (1896-1987), a Quaker peace lobbyist, helped found the Friends Committee on National Legislation in 1943 and served as its Executive Secretary until 1962. He also helped organize the Committee on Militarism in Education in 1925. From 1931 to 1943, he served as Field and Education Secretary of the Peace Section of the American Friends Service Committee. He was the author of two books. The papers of E. Raymond Wilson contain personal and professional correspondence,...
Dates: 1914-1987

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Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 326
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Quakers -- History 92
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 92
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Quaker women 32
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Language
English 518
German 1
 
Names
American Friends Service Committee 40
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 18
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 17
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 16
Westtown Boarding School 16
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Swarthmore College 13
Haverford College 11
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 11
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 11
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 10
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 7
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 6
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 6
Penn, William, 1644-1718 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Brown family 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Comly, John, 1773-1850 5
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 5
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 5
Friends World Committee for Consultation 5
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 5
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 5
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 5
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 5
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 5
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 5
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 5
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 5
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 5
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 5
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton family 4
Bryn Mawr College 4
Cadbury family 4
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 4
Friends World College 4
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 4
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 4
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 4
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 4
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 4
Schofield Normal and Industrial School (Aiken, S.C.) 4
Sharpless family 4
Simmons, Henry 4
Society of Friends 4
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 4
Walton family 4
White, Barclay, 1821-1903 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Willoughby, George, pacifist 4
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 4
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 4
Young Friends' Association (New York, N.Y.) 4
A Quaker Action Group 3
All American Friends Conference (1929 : Oskaloosa, Iowa) 3
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Cadbury, William Warder 3
Canton Christian College 3
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 3
Carter family 3
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 3
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 3
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 3
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 3
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 3
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 3
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 3
Foulke family 3
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 3
Fox, George 3
Friends Freedmen's Association 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Garrigues, Edward, 1756-1845 3
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 3
Genesee Yearly Meeting of Friends 3
Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 3
Gwynedd Boarding School (Gwynedd, Pa.) 3
Harvard University 3
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