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Paul M. Pearson (Paul Martin) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-121
Abstract Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. The collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, personal correspondence (1894-1938), writings (published and manuscript), extensive material on the Swarthmore Chautauqua as...
Dates: 1890-2011 (bulk 1890-1938)

Pendle Hill School Collected Records

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Pendle Hill School
Abstract

This collection consists of some information about the history and organization of Pendle Hill, but is primarily composed of programs about Pendle Hill activities, 1960-.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1934-

Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Records: Coordinating Committee for Education and Care of Members (1974-1998)

 Collection — othertype: HV/Phy/450
Identifier: QM-Phy-450
Scope and Contents Records of the Coordinating Committee of PYM for Education and Care of Members (CC1) include: Minutes, Correspondence, and other administrative papers (1974-1998). For the most part though, this collection encompasses the records of other committees and groups, some technically under the CC1 umbrella and others not, as they relate to CC1. These records were held by CC1 and are thus kept with the CC1 collection. Groups with records included in the CC1 collection are...
Dates: 1974-1998

Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon Schlesinger Library Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-124
Abstract Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) was born into an extended Quaker family who lived for generations in Clarke and Loudon counties, Virginia. She moved beyond the Virginia Quaker community to a career in the women's movement, first as a campaigner for women's suffrage (1917-1920), then as an educator and political activist in Virginia (1920-1928) and finally as a research economist for the Women's Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor (1928-1956). During her retirement years, Pidgeon became...
Dates: 1906-1979

William Sharp Prickett Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-127
Abstract William Sharp Prickett (1862-1926) was youngest child of Josiah J. and Emaline B. (Engle) Prickett. The Prickett/Prickitt family were Quakers who lived in the area of Northampton and Southampton Townships, Burlington Co.,, New Jersey, from 1716, the date of the earliest document in the collection. They lived in or near villages such as Masonville, Easton, and Vicentown, near Rancocas Creek. In later generations most of the children attended or graduated from Westtown Boarding School, as did...
Dates: 1716-1932

Friends Historical Library Quaker schools reference files

 Collection — othertype: PG-2
Identifier: SFHL-PG-2
Abstract

PG2 Quaker Schools Reference Files consists primarily of pamphlets, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and other materials (mostly secondary source), collected at various times from various sources, and organized by school. Most of the schools were established by Quakers or Quaker organizations.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1900 - 2000

James Morgan Read Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-128
Abstract James Morgan Read (1908-1985) was a Quaker and president of Wilmington College from 1960-69. He also served as the United Nations Deputy High Commissioner from 1951-60, and was a vice president of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation from 1969 until his retirement in 1974. The bulk of the collection documents James Read's work as a consultant after 1974. His diaries date from his association with Wilmington College. Areas of particular interest include the establishment of Soviet-American...
Dates: 1940-1987

Red Cedar Monthly Meeting minutes

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-023
Scope and Contents

This collection contains one volume of minutes from the Red Cedar Monthly Meeting in Iowa. The minutes are comprised of responses to queries, descriptions of certificates recieved, committee reports, among other decisions of the body. In the back it also includes a list of letters received and returned.

Dates: 1854-1860

Rosalie Regen Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-166
Abstract Rosalie Stork Regen (1909-1993) was a Quaker author and playwright who joined the Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting in 1941. She was the daughter of Charles Wharton Stork and Elisabeth von Pausinger Stork. An active member of the Society of Friends, Rosalie taught First Day School and visited Quakers all over the world. The collection includes journals kept continuously from 1936 to the time of her death in 1993. She also maintained a prodigious correspondence with family and friends....
Dates: 1856-1993

Esther B. Rhoads papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1153
Abstract The papers of Esther Rhoads (1896-1979), a member of an influential Philadelphia Quaker family, Rhoads was a teacher, later head, of Friends Girls' School in Tokyo for over 50 years. She was also of great importance in work with Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia and with the American Friends Service Committee, to assist Japanese-Americans affected by the War Relocation Act (forced removal and incarceration). Materials include correspondence, documents, typescripts and manuscripts,...
Dates: circa 1895-1979

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Kimber, Emmor, 1775-1850 2
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New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 2
Tallcot, Joseph, 1768-1853 2
Truman, George 2
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White, Barclay, 1821-1903 2
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Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop, John , b.1813 1
Alsop, Samuel 1
Andrews, C. F. (Charles Freer), 1871-1940 1
Association of Friends Schools. Executive Committee 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
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Aydelotte, Frank, 1880-1956 1
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Bailey, Moses, 1892-1994 1
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Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 1
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Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973 1
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Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 1
Camp, Kay 1
Canby, Whitson, 1751?-1823 1
Canton Christian College 1
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 1
Carey, Matthew, 1760-1839 1
Carmalt, Caleb 1
Carolina Friends School (Durham, N.C.) 1
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