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Bent Andresen Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Andreson, Bent
Abstract

Bent Andresen registered as a conscientious objector (CO) during World War Two and was sent to a Civilian Public Service in 1944. Andresen participated in a guinea pig project in which he and several other COs lived in a refrigerated room for three months to test the impact of a high-protein diet on cold-weather conditions. He went AWOL in 1945 and was sentenced to two years in prison. Andreson was involved in various peace and justice groups throughout his lifetime.

Dates: 1928-1991

Peter Andrews journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Abstract

Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

Dates: 1755-1756

"Memorials"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-073
Abstract

These memorials are written for various Quaker women, including Hannah A. Jenkins, Mary Allen Hanbury, Hannah G. Field, Mary Mekeel, and Avis Alsop, and give brief biographical information for each woman, and many describe their final moments.

Dates: Undated.

"Hole in the Wall"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-114
Abstract

This collection is comprised of the single volume, anonymously written manuscript, entitled, "Hole in the Wall."

Dates: 1828

"War Unlawful to Christians"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-101
Abstract

This anonymous manuscript, entitled "War Unlawful to Christians," argues for pacifism, citing biblical and historical evidence that war is inherently evil, and as such, is a product of the devil.

Dates: Undated.

"Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-106
Abstract

The anonymous manuscript "Some Account of William Penn's Birth, Education, and Death, Also: Some Account of his travels in the work of the ministry in some parts of Germany and Holland, etc.," is organized chronologically, and after providing initial biographical information about William Penn, provides brief descriptions of important events in Penn's life, organized by year.

Dates: 1863

Anonymous commonplace books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-004
Abstract

This collection is comprised of seven volumes of anonymous commonplace books. The commonplace books tend to include poetry and religious extracts.

Dates: 1750-1894

Anonymous journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-100
Abstract

Diary entries describe attendance at Quaker meetings, testimonies of community members in meeting, attendance at funerals, and religious reflection. The section beginning in 1805 seems to be in a different handwriting, though it is unknown whose handwriting it might be.

Dates: 1784-1820

Anonymous papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-003
Abstract

This collection is comprised of small, anonymous quaker manuscript collections.

Dates: Undated

Anonymous recipe book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-032
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of an anonymously written single volume recipe book. The majority of recipes are for baked goods, puddings, and preserves (jams/jellies), and preserving foods like oysters, nuts, tomatoes, cabbage, etc. The volume also includes recipes for dying cloth various colors, household tips like removing ink stains, and recipes for tooth powder, white wash, paint, soap, and treatments for various illnesses. Additionally, this volume includes advertisements and newspaper...
Dates: 1862

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 812
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Bryn Mawr College 1
 
Subject
Quakers -- History 587
Quakers 562
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 246
correspondence 186
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manuscripts (documents) 178
diaries 167
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Quaker women 129
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Quakers -- New York (State) 74
Quakers -- Travel 74
commonplace books 72
financial records 65
Lay ministry -- Society of Friends 63
Quakers -- New Jersey 58
Quakers -- United States -- History -- Sources 58
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genealogies (histories) 55
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travel literature 43
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deeds 16
notebooks 16
Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County 15
research notes 15
Diaries 14
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Quaker women -- Pennsylvania 14
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Society of Friends -- New York (State) 14
Universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Swarthmore 14
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Names
American Friends Service Committee 72
Swarthmore College 54
Haverford College 42
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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