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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
Overview

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

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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"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-001
Overview

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.

Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

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Identifier: SFHL-PA-069
Overview

Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.

Dates: 1854 - 1935

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves 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, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

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

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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
Overview

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

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview

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

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 764
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financial records 64
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 58
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Poetry 55
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travel literature 42
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clippings (information artifacts) 35
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 26
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minutes (administrative records) 24
scrapbooks 24
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Quakers -- Maryland 23
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Indians of North America 19
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Antislavery movements -- United States 15
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Philadelphia (Pa.) 15
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research notes 15
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Quakers -- Ohio 14
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American Friends Service Committee 67
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 27
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Westtown Boarding School 27
Fox, George 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 17
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 17
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 16
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 16
Penn, William, 1644-1718 15
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 13
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 11
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 11
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 11
Lloyd family 11
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 10
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 10
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 10
Civilian Public Service 9
Comly, John, 1773-1850 9
Libby, Frederick J. (Frederick Joseph), 1874-1970 9
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 9
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 9
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 8
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 8
Cope family 8
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 8
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 8
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 8
Smith family 8
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 8
Brown family 7
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 7
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 7
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 7
Friends World Committee for Consultation 7
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879 7
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 7
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 7
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 7
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 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
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 7
Willoughby, George, pacifist 7
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 7
A Quaker Action Group 6
Bettle, Samuel 6
Bryn Mawr College 6
Cadbury family 6
Comfort, William Wistar 6
Elkinton family 6
Evans family 6
Fothergill, Samuel 6
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 6
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 6
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 6
Jones, Mary Hoxie 6
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 6
Lyttle, Bradford 6
Matlack family 6
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 6
Scattergood, Joseph 6
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 6
Sharpless family 6
Smith, Daniel B. 6
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 6
Valentino, Carmen 6
Wharton, Joseph, 1826-1909 6
Williams family 6
Allen family 5
Bacon family 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 5
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 5
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 5
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 5
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 5
Cooper family 5
Cope, Thomas Pim 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Earlham College 5
Fisher family 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 5
Foulke family 5
Gibbons family 5
Howland, Emily, 1827-1929 5
Hunn family 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 5
Jenkins, Charles Francis, 1865-1951 5
Jones family 5
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