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"A Account of the Yearly, Quarterly, Monthly & Particular Meetings of the people called Quakers"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-141
Abstract

This manuscript book of meetings, compiled in about 1765 by an anonymous author, lists the Quaker Meetings in the Yearly Meetings of New England, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, and North Carolina. According to a note on the back of the first page of the photostatic copy, the original manuscript was located at the Moses Brown School in Providence, Rhode Island, as of 1932, and that it had previously belonged to a woman named Mary Olney.

Dates: 1765

A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

"John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Abstract

Wilhelm Aarek's thesis, entitled "John Greenleaf Whittier: Some General Characteristics of his Poetry," provides a brief history of early American literature and the influence of religion, chiefly providing a literary analysis of John Greenleaf Whittier's poetry, including various influences on his poetry, as well as its themes and subjects.

Dates: Undated.

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of enslaved people for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the enslaver is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the enslavers and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of enslaved people is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey,...
Dates: 1775

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Abstract

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Abstract

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

Ackworth School, England records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Abstract

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Henry H. Albertson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1110
Abstract

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

Horace Gundry Alexander Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-140
Abstract

Horace Alexander was born in England in 1889 and died in the United States in 1989. As a life-long member of the Religious Society of Friends, he was interested in Indian rights and worked with Gandhi and others for many years to lobby for it. He wrote books about Gandhi and other subjects.

Dates: 1915-1989

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 812
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Quakers -- History 587
Quakers 562
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diaries 167
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Quaker women 129
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commonplace books 72
financial records 65
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 63
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travel literature 43
clippings (information artifacts) 41
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account books 39
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deeds 16
notebooks 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
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research notes 15
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Swarthmore College 54
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Westtown Boarding School 32
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 29
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 27
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 25
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 22
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 20
Fox, George 18
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 18
Penn, William, 1644-1718 15
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 14
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 12
Lloyd family 12
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 11
Comly, John, 1773-1850 10
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 9
Brown family 9
Civilian Public Service 9
Cope family 9
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 9
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 9
Jones, Mary Hoxie 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Smith family 9
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Friends World Committee for Consultation 8
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 8
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 8
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 8
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Sharpless family 8
Taylor family 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 8
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Elkinton family 7
Evans family 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 7
Jones family 7
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 7
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 7
Moore family 7
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 7
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 7
Society of Friends 7
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 7
Walton family 7
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Allen family 6
Bacon family 6
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 6
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 6
Bryn Mawr College 6
Cadbury family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Cooper family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Haines family 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Morris family 6
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 6
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Price family 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Shinn family 6
Simmons, Henry 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton family 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Wilson family 6
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 5
Bettle, Samuel 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
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