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Henry H. Albertson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1110
Overview

Includes letters, many of which are by and to William Hodgson (1804-1878). All or most of the letter writers are Friends; a number of them are British Friends. Topics often include visits to other Friends, attending Meeting, health, religious or philosophical reflections, and because of the period of writing, often refer openly or obliquely to the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1826-1918

Edward Page Allinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-311
Overview

This collection contains various letters relating to Edward Page Allinson. In Allinson's 1942 letters, he asks individuals their opinions on the average Haverford undergraduate. This collection also contains an excerpt from a 1940 publication titled "With Clean Hands and a Neutral Heart, America!" by Brent Dow Allinson, an individual Edward would connect with via letters due to their shared surname.

Dates: 1940 - 1972; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1942

American Friends Service Committee papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-002
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single news letter and the correspondence of the American Friends Service Committee.

Dates: 1942-1947

Takeo Arishima correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.

Dates: 1903-1907

Thomas Arnold correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-005
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.

Dates: 1837-1848

Edward Ash letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-001
Overview

Edward Ash was a British Quaker and doctor. His letterbook includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions and family news. Letter writers include Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox. A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.

Dates: Undated.

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Dates: 1789-1905

Richard Mead Atwater papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview

Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.

Dates: 1862-1922

William Aubrey correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Overview

This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.

Dates: Undated.

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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 7
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 6
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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
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Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hamm, Thomas D. 4
Harvard University 4
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 4
Jones, Mary Hoxie 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Morris family 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 4
Bacon family 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Cadbury family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Evans family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Sharpless family 3
Shipley family 3
Stokes family 3
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 3
Allen family 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Cary, John R. 2
Clark family 2
Collins family 2
Comly, John, 1773-1850 2
Cope, Alfred 2
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Earlham College 2
Edwards family 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Fothergill, Samuel 2
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 2
Friends Historical Association 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends World Committee for Consultation 2
Friends' Association of Philadelphia and Its Vicinity, for the Relief of Colored Freedmen 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Gurney, Eliza Paul, 1801-1881 2
Haines family 2
Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hilles, Margaret Hill Smith, 1786-1882 2
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 2
Howell family 2
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 2
Jones, Sybil 2
Kimber, Thomas, 1825-1890 2
Ladd, Benjamin 2
Letchworth, Elizabeth Kite 2
Letchworth, John 2
Lloyd family 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Morris, Margaret Hill 2
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Pease, John, 1797-1868 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn, William, 1644-1718 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 2
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