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"From the Wabash to the Delaware"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-098
Abstract Thomas Raeburn White wrote this manuscript for his children and their descendants. The volume begins with a brief genealogical history of White's ancestors, who came from England or Scotland, and initially settled in the Carolinas. White describes how the family migrated to Indiana when his father was a child, in search of a more religiously tolerant community, and provides brief family history for his mother and father. White also describes his childhood, early education, Quaker...
Dates: Undated.

Whittier Fellowship Committee records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-027
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of one volume of typed minutes from the Whittier Fellowship Committee.

Dates: 1911-1918

John Greenleaf Whittier letterbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-025
Abstract

John Greenleaf Whittier was an American Quaker poet and editor, as well as an involved abolitionist. He was a delegate to the Anti-Slavery Society in 1833, a member of the State Legislature in 1835, founded the antislavery Liberty party in 1840, and ran for Congress in 1842. Topics covered in Whittier's letterbook include news of health and family, as well as discussions of contributions to "The Non-Slaveholder" and discussions of English Friends.

Dates: 1842-1873

Elizabeth Wilkinson journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-085
Abstract

Elizabeth Wilkinson's diary describes her religious visit to Friends in the colonies in North America from her home in England. Entries describe her religious visit to Boston. Upon her arrival in North America, Wilkinson's diary entries describe visits to Friends and attendance at meetings throughout Massachusetts, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Rhode Island, New York, and Pennsylvania. Entries also describe Wilkinson's concerns in the ministry.

Dates: 1761-1763

Elizabeth U. Willis scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-015
Abstract Elizabeth U. Willis's scrapbook includes photos and clippings about her and Sarah F. Underhill, photos of the Underhill family, clippings, illustrations, and portraits of Quakers, meeting houses, and Quaker birthplaces. Quaker autographs and letters are included as well. Letter writers include Samuel Fothergill, Anne Mott, David Sands, William Allinson, William Dillywn, William Rickman, J. Stephenson, George Jones, Lindley Murray, Richard Mott, and John Barrow. Confederate money, fractional...
Dates: 1850-1898

Norman Wilson articles

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-179
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single folder of the articles of Norman H. Wilson, typed and xeroxed, many of which focus on education in the United States and abroad. Also includes brochures for the First and Second Annual Normal Wilson Memorial Conferences. The collection also includes an itemized index of each article.

Dates: 1956-1974

Rachel Wilson diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-086
Abstract

Rachel Wilson was a Quaker minister who made a religious visit to the British colonies in North America in 1768, and attended the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in the fall of 1769, where she addressed John Woolman. The diary of Rachel Wilson's religious visit to New England and Charleston, South Carolina, from England. Entries describe her travels, Quaker families visited, and meetings attended.

Dates: 1768-1769

Wing family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-180
Abstract

This collection is comprised of a single folder of the personal correspondence of the Wing family.

Dates: 1827-1832

Esther Fisher Wistar commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-066
Abstract

The commonplace book of Esther Fisher Wistar includes extracts of poetry, as well as an account of the illness and death of Wistar's mother.

Dates: 1846

Esther Fisher Wistar diary

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-087
Abstract

Esther Fisher Wistar's diary entries focus on family news, social calls, religious reflection, descriptions of Quaker meetings, and discussions of aging and death.

Dates: 1866-1892

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Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 4
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 4
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Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
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Churchman, George, 1730-1814 2
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Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
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