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Frederick Barnes Tolles Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-218
Overview

Frederick Barnes Tolles (1915-1975), Quaker librarian, teacher, and historian, was Director of Friends Historical Library from 1951-1970, and a member of the Department of History at Swarthmore College. This collection contains the papers of primarily relating to his books and articles on Quaker history and biography, along with other writings, including research notes on a proposed history of Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1871-1970

"The Children of Light"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-093
Overview

Elizabeth Stanley Trotter's "The Children of Light: Being the story of George Fox, the Quaker, and of Oliver Cromwell, the Soldier, and of William Penn, the Settler, and some of those who followed them" is entirely written in verse, and is split into four "books."

Dates: 1941, undated

Union Benevolent Association record book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-042
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the single volume record book of Union Benevolent Association, and records the names and dates of visitors to the association.

Dates: 1856-1859

Hannah Milhous Vernon papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-173
Overview

This collection is comprised of the papers of Hannah Milhous Vernon, and includes two unbound commonplace books, the loose pages of Vernon's diaries, and a single unbound volume of meeting minutes for the Damorris Monthly Meeting of Women Friends.

Dates: 1855-1889

"The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-140
Overview

This typed manuscript, entitled "The Congregational or Progressive Friends in the Pre-Civil War Reform Movement," was written by Albert J. Wahl as his dissertation for the Degree of Doctor of Education at the Teachers College at Temple University.

Dates: 1951

Irene Wales papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-174
Overview

This collection is comprised of two folders of Irene Wales's papers. It includes a single folder of her correspondence with Thomas E. Drake, curator of the Quaker Collection at Haverford College, and a folder of materials related to Wales's research on 18th century Quaker history.

Dates: 1939-1940

Emma Waln diary

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-081
Overview

Emma Waln's diary entries detail her active social life, including descriptions of attendance of various social events, including whist parties, women's clubs meetings, lectures, and parties, as well as more informal social calls from friends and family. Waln's diary also describes attending classes and lectures at Swarthmore College.

Dates: 1890-1891

Waln family commonplace books

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-038
Overview

The Waln family's commonplace books, written by Joseph Waln, Richard Waln, and Sarah Waln, include poetry and prose related to sin, illness, and death.

Dates: 1814, undated

Joseph Walton diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-083
Overview

Joseph Walton's diary entries focus on his various religious visits in the United States, and include details about his travel, attendance at meetings, descriptions of the communities he visited, discussions concerning the status of free African Americans, and issues surrounding voting, as well as descriptions of his time among Seneca and Onondaga reservations in New York.

Dates: 1875-1894

Ann Warder diaries

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-082
Overview

This collection includes three bound volumes of handwritten transcriptions and extracts of Ann Head Warder’s diaries, originally written between 1786 and 1789. The transcriptions were written by later family members during the 19th century. Diary entries describe Ann’s voyage to America and her travels within New York and Pennsylvania, including people she met, Quaker meetings she attended, and social calls made during her travels.

Dates: 1786-1789

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Woolman, John, 1720-1772 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 5
Morris family 5
Morris, Marriott Canby 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Westtown Boarding School 5
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 4
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 4
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 4
Comfort, Howard 4
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 4
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
Sharpless, Henry Hale G. 4
Smith, Daniel B. 4
Smith, John, 1722-1771 4
Smith, Richard 4
Taylor, George Washington 4
Bacon family 3
Bettle, Samuel 3
Comfort, William Wistar 3
Cope family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 3
Gummere, Amelia M. (Amelia Mott) 3
Gummere, Samuel James 3
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 3
Haines, John S. 3
Haverford College. Quaker Collection 3
Hodgson, William 3
Jones, Eli 3
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 3
Lloyd family 3
Lloyd, Mary Ann 3
Morris, Margaret Hill 3
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Seebohm, Benjamin 3
Sharpless family 3
Swarthmore College 3
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 3
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 3
Wistar, Thomas 3
Allinson, Elizabeth 2
Babbitt, James A. 2
Bacon, David 2
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Barton, George Aaron 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benson, Lewis 2
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 2
Columbia University 2
Comfort family 2
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim), 1768-1854 2
Cresson, Charles C. 2
Cromwell, Oliver 2
Dillwyn, Sarah 2
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Earlham College 2
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Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Fisher, Hannah Logan 2
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Friends Historical Commission 2
Friends World Conference 2
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Haines, Samuel Bunting, 1840-1863 2
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Morris, Luke Wistar 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
Newman, Henry Stanley 2
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 2
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 2
Paxson, Katherine Thompson 2
Peirce, John, 1756-1833 2
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