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Joseph Scattergood (collector) An account of the Free Quakers

 Collection — othertype: SC-113
Identifier: SFHL-SC-113
Abstract This volume contains the collection of Joseph Scattergood of original and manuscript copies of documents relating to the Free Quakers, bound by his son George Scattergood. The Free Quakers disagreed with the strict disownment policy for members of the Society of Friends who fought in the Revolutionary War. Led by Samuel Wetherhill, this group wanted to practice Quakerism without the strict rules of discipline and disownment. The papers in Scattergood's collection include petitions, published...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1781-1885 [ 1781-1802]

Friends Historical Association

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-026
Overview

Friends Historical Association is an organization that promotes research and publication on topics in Quaker history. Membership and editorial offices are located at Swarthmore and Haverford Colleges. Minutes of the organization after 1964 are at Haverford College.

Dates: 1942-2001

Friends' Institute scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-007
Overview

The scrapbook of the Friends' Institute includes materials related to the Friends' Institute for Young Men, particularly for the lectures and events of the organization. Lectures focus on a variety of topics, including business ethics, party politics, early friends and their services in America, the idolatry of culture, and Siberian convicts. Also included are the annual reports of the board of managers.

Dates: 1881-1909

John S. Haines financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-041
Overview

The personal account books of John S. Haines record Haines's expenses, payments to various individuals and businesses, and his account balances at the end of each year.

Dates: 1864-1886

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

Walter G. Heacock scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-009
Overview

Walter G. Heacock's scrapbook is largely comprised of postcards of Quaker meeting houses collected by Heacock, along with typed descriptions of the meeting house featured in each postcard. The majority of the postcards are from Pennsylvania and New Jersey, though there are a few from other states and Canada. The volume also includes newspaper clippings related to Quakers and Quaker history.

Dates: 1953-1954

Richard Hockley letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-009
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single letterbook of Richard Hockley and contains business correspondence. The majority of letters in the volume are written by Richard Hockley on his travels for the business interests of Thomas Hyam, a London merchant. Letters are written from a variety of locations, including Barbados, Charleston, South Carolina, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1737-1742, 1965-1967

"A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-048
Overview

The single volume autobiography of Jane Hoskins, entitled "A Short Narrative of the Life of Jane Hoskins," details her early life, an account of her convincement (conversion to Quakerism), her passage to Pennsylvania as an indentured servant, and her Quaker beliefs and religious reflection.

Dates: Undated.

William Hunt letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-010
Overview

William Hunt's included correspondence is largely personal, though there are a few letters addressed to his Meeting. In addition to correspondence, the volume includes testimonies of Hunt's character and a short account of his travels on religious visits and his last illness and death. According to a note in the cover of the letterbook, it is believed the letters were copied by William Hunt's sister.

Dates: 1748-1772

John Letchworth Kite journal

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-040
Overview

Journal entries describe Quaker Meetings in detail, including the names of each person who spoke at meeting, what their message was, and how Kite felt about each particular message. In addition to detailed descriptions of Meetings, Kite's entries also include his own personal spiritual and religious reflections.

Dates: 1847-1848

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Penn, William, 1644-1718 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
Haines, John S. 2
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 2
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Bacon, Francis, 1812-1870 1
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Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Balderston, Mark 1
Barclay, Rachel, 1743-1792 1
Barclay, Robert, 1648-1690 1
Barclay, Robert, 1751-1830 1
Barnard, Hannah, 1754?-1825 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Bettle, Samuel 1
Brate, Charlotte 1
Bunting, Samuel J., 1862-1946 1
Carter, Joseph C. 1
Chapman, Isaac 1
Childs, Isaac 1
Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
Comfort, Howard 1
Comfort, William Wistar 1
Comly, John, 1773-1850 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Davis, Timothy 1
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Elkinton family 1
Evans, Elizabeth Reeve 1
Evans, Hannah Bacon 1
Foulke, Susan 1
Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Bulletin of the Friends Historical Association 1
Friends Historical Association. Quaker History 1
Friends Historical Commission 1
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Gwynedd Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (1936- ) 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Haverford College 1
Heacock, Walter G. 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Hoskins, Jane 1
Hunt, John, 1711 or 1712-1778 1
Hunt, William 1
Kite, John L. (John Letchworth), 1798-1878 1
Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Marietta, Jack D. 1
Matlack family 1
Matlack, Mordecai 1
Matlack, Tamar Roberts 1
Mendenhall, Joseph 1
Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 1
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Newlin, Rachel H. 1
North House 1
Painter, Levinus King 1
Parke, Thomas, 1749-1835 1
Pemberton, Henry 1
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 1
Penn family 1
Penrose, William 1
Perot, Sansom 1
Price family 1
Proctor, Isaac 1
Proud, Robert, 1728-1813 1
Provident Society for the Employment of the Poor 1
Rahway and Plainfield Monthly Meeting, Religious Society of Friends (1828- : Plainfield, N.J.) 1
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 1
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Richards, John 1
Savery, Edward 1
Say, Thomas, 1709-1796 1
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Scattergood, George J. (George Jones), 1835-1914 1
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Shoemaker, Mary Williams, 1861-1953 1
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Smith, Joseph 1
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Taylor, George Washington 1
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Thomas, Arthur Henry, 1872-1942 1
Thomas, Esther Willits, 1875-1975 1
Tolles, Frederick Barnes, 1915-1975 1
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