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Henry Simmons commonplace book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-054
Overview

The commonplace book of Henry Simmons includes "A Memorable instance of Divine guidance and protection," prayers, a speech made by the King of England to the Quakers, “A Testimony concerning Elisha Kirk," a memorial for his wife, Priscilla Yarnall, and a memorial for Robert Jordan.

Dates: 1791-1796

Joseph Smith account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-030
Overview

The personal account book of Joseph Smith includes an account of John Smith’s estate, and Joseph Smith’s personal accounts, including records of deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Dates: 1771-1795

Charles Shoemaker Taylor letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-022
Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume letterbook of Charles Shoemaker Taylor, which contains business correspondence related to the buying and selling of goods, livestock, and land. Taylor was educated at Haverford College, was a member of the original board of trustees for Bryn Mawr College until 1893, and was the vice president of the Haverford College Alumni Association.

Dates: 1875-1878

George Washington Taylor account books

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-032
Overview

The account books of George W. Taylor record deposits, withdrawals for payments for goods and services, and account balances.

Dates: 1831-1882

Esther Willits Thomas correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-177
Overview

The collection contains several groups of letters, all written to Esther Willits (Hettie), an assistant teacher at Westtown School.

Dates: 1891-1896

Thomas family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-170
Overview

This collection is comprised of a single folder of the papers of the Thomas family, and includes a letter from Thomas Jones of Haverford Monthly Meeting to Chester Monthly Meeting, documents related to the execution of a will, and a document pertaining to the purchase of land in 1682 by John Thomas and Edward Jones.

Dates: 1697-1700

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

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

Webb and Price family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-176
Overview

The collection contains photos and genealogical information on the Webb and Price families.

Dates: 1703-1961

Samuel Wetherill Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-257
Overview Samuel Wetherill (1736-1816), a Philadelphia manufacturer of cloth, chemicals, and pharmaceuticals, was a birthright Quaker born in Burlington, N.J. During the Revolutionary War, he actively supported the military effort and was disowned from Philadelphia Monthly Meeting in 1779. In 1781, he, along with other disowned Quakers, founded an independent Quaker meeting, called the Society of Free Quakers. This collection contains correspondence primarily from another group of disowned Quakers...
Dates: 1780-1816

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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 3
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Columbia Broadcasting System, inc. 1
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Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
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Kite, Mary, 1793?-1861 1
Marietta, Jack D. 1
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Matlack, Tamar Roberts 1
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Moore, Milcah Martha 1
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 1
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Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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