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Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Scattergood family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-158
Overview

Primarily the letters of the Quaker Scattergood family detailing daily life in the Philadelphia area and touching on issues of dress. There is a also a letter of Joseph Scattergood from Tunesassa, New York, telling of his work with Cornplanter's Native Americans. As well, there is a diary kept by Ann Sellers from 1853 to 1856 and a cookbook, circa 1800.

Dates: circa 1800-1876

Douglas V. and Dorothy M. Steere papers

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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

Khalil A. Totah and Eva Marshall Totah papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1210
Overview The papers revolve around three topics and provide a picture of Quakers in Palestine in the 20th century: Khalil A. Totah, his second wife, Eva Marshall Totah and his first wife, Ermina Jones Totah. Khalil Totah discusses the situation in Palestine, primarily in the 1930s, and speaks of his own life and aspirations, as when he became a Quaker minister. His diaries expand the picture, adding information about Friends Boys School in Ramallah (Palestine) and his understanding of the political...
Dates: 1896-1955

James Wood papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1218
Abstract James Wood (1839-1925) was “interested in education, philanthropy, in the various branches of agriculture, in archaeology, history, Indian lore, anthropology, science, in prison reform and above all, in the Bible and religion,” (ABS, 2). He was also a business man, serving as President of the Genesee Salt Company in Piffard, New York. The James Wood papers are divided into twelve series: “Biographical Material:” “Agriculture;” Business and Financial Material;” “Collected Quaker Material;”...
Dates: Bulk, 1865-1921 1865-1964; Majority of material found within 1865 - 1921

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Bacon family 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Bryn Mawr College 1
Burton, Emma Cadbury 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Catharine Jones 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Sara Manatt 1
Cadbury, William Warder 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Chance, Harold J., 1898-1975 1
Chestnut Hill Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Chevalier, Lydia (Lydia Clendenon Chevalier), 1798-1878 1
Cleghorn, Sarah Norcliffe, 1876-1959 1
Clendenon, Robert, 1756-1833 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin Hornor, 1797-1881 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Coates, George M., 1845-1894 1
Coates, Sarah Hornor, 1825-1912 1
Coates, William Morrison, 1845-1937 1
Collins, Isaac, 1787-1863 1
Collins, Rebecca, 1805-1892 1
Comfort, Elizabeth Cadwallader 1
Coppin, Fanny Jackson 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Cox family 1
Cox, Alvin J., 1907- 1
Cox, Charles 1
Cresson family 1
Cresson, Caleb, 1775-1821 1
Cresson, Francis Macomb, 1867- 1
Cresson, George Vaux, 1836-1908 1
Cresson, Isabella Bloomfield Gumbes, 1844-1913 1
Cresson, Mary B. 1
Cresson, Sarah E., 1787-1870 1
Cresson, Susan Vaux, -1890 1
Cresson, William Penn, 1814-1892 1
Cripps, Arthur Shearly, 1869-1952 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Earlham College 1
Ecumenical Institute of Spirituality 1
Emergency Peace Campaign (U.S.) 1
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Fisher, Abraham, 1823-1909 1
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield, 1879-1958 1
Fisher, Sarah Wright, 1822-1886 1
Fisher, Susanna G., 1865-1956 1
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 1
Fox, George 1
Freund, Hans 1
Friends Peace Service 1
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Fry, Joan Mary 1
Gause, Charles Edward, Jr 1
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Gould, Thomas B., 1813-1856 1
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 1
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 1
Guilford College 1
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Gumbes, Francis 1
Gumbes, Rebecca W., 1789-1869 1
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