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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of slaves for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the slave holder is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the slave holders and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of slaves is recorded in the volume include: Thomas Walton, David Parry, Thomas Fletcher, Susannah and Thomas Walmsley, Sarah Bolton, Margaret Bolton, Rachel Bolton, and Isaac Bolton, Silar Walmsey, Thomas...
Dates: 1775

"Account of Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless & John Pierce's Visits to the Indian Reservation in Western New York"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-130
Overview

This copy of an account from 1798 and 1799 was written in an unknown hand likely in the latter half of the 19th century. The volume describes Isaac Coates, Joshua Sharpless, and John Pierce's travel to Native American reservations on behalf of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting Indian Committee, and the work they did while there.

Dates: Undated.

Ackworth School, England records

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-09-001
Overview

Ackworth School was founded in 1779 as a co-educational boarding school for Quaker children by Dr. John Fothergill and other Quakers. It is located in West Workshire, England. It was intended to be a board school for children whose parents were not rich. This collection is comprised of four volumes, one of which is a transcription of one of the other volumes. They all relate to the rules and regulations for the Ackworth School in England.

Dates: 1785-1786, undated

Aimwell School records

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Identifier: HC.MC-1183
Overview

The Aimwell School in Philadelphia was founded in 1796 by Anne Parrish (1760-1800) for the purpose of providing "a good English education" in the "primary and grammar grades" for poor girls. It was instituted by the Society for the Free Instruction of Female Children and operated under the management of the Society of Friends.

Dates: 1796-1935

William C. Allen diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-001
Overview

Diaries of William C. Allen's religious visits around the world from 1904 to 1937. Entries generally describe the customs, manners, language, transportation, food, and religious beliefs of each location Allen visited, as well as Quaker meetings he lead and religious and political leaders he met with in each place he visited. One volume of the collection does not record a religious visit, but is a record of Allen's thoughts on World War I, which he kept during 1917.

Dates: 1904-1937

Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

Samuel Allinson commonplace book

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-03-003
Overview

Samuel Allinson was a Quaker active in early New Jersey politics. The commonplace book of Samuel Allinson includes reflections on a variety of topics, including: Jealousy, Constancy and Fortitude, Human Trouble or Infelicity, Deceit, Novels, Romances, Riches and Poverty, Parents and Children, Women, and Marriage. He also includes remarks on slavery (p. 71), and extracts of poetry.

Dates: 1761

American Friends' letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-851
Overview

The collection is composed chiefly of letters of members of the Society of Friends in the United States from the 17th to the 20th centuries; there are also documents, clippings, published articles, and miscellaneous manuscripts.

Dates: 1682-1986

Peter Andrews journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-002
Overview

Journal kept during Andrews's travels in England during the years 1755 and 1756. Entries describe his voyage from Philadelphia to Newcastle, including the weather, fellow passengers, and Quaker meetings held on board. Upon Andrews’s arrival in England, entries describe visits to fellow Quakers, Quaker meetings, and discussions of the state of the Society of Friends in England.

Dates: 1755-1756

"The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-004
Overview Francis Anscombe's dissertation, "The Contribution of the Quakers to the Reconstruction of the Southern States," was written in partial fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the department of history and government at the University of North Carolina. The manuscript includes descriptions of Quakers' religious tenents and beliefs about war. It focuses largely on descriptions of Quakers' efforts at reconstruction during the antebellum era, particularly in North Carolina and...
Dates: 1926

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Fox, George 6
Westtown Boarding School 6
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Society of Friends 5
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
Cadbury family 4
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 4
Harvard University 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 4
Simmons, Henry 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 4
Benson, Lewis 3
Bettle, Samuel 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Friends World Committee for Consultation 3
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 3
Greene, Rowland 3
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 3
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 3
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Morris family 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 3
Scattergood, Joseph 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Taylor family 3
Taylor, George Washington 3
Vaux, George, Jr., 1863-1927 3
Wistar, Thomas 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
Allinson family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Bacon, David 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brinton, Anna Cox 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Bryn Mawr College 2
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 2
Cadbury, Richard, 1825-1897 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Canton Christian College 2
Canton Hospital (Guangzhou, China) 2
Carter family 2
Cary, Stephen G. 2
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Cresson, Sarah 2
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Ely, Ruth 2
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 2
Evans, William, 1787-1867 2
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 2
Iwao Frederick Ayusawa 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 2
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 2
Kite family 2
Leeds, Morris Evans 2
Licensed Agencies for Relief in Asia 2
Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China) 2
Madāris al-Frindz (Rām Allāh) 2
Miles, Catharine Cox 2
Nicholson family 2
North Carolina Yearly Meeting of Friends (1698- ) 2
Oliver, Daniel, 1870-1952 2
Pemberton, James, 1723-1809 2
Philadelphia Free Produce Association of Friends 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Rhoads, Esther Biddle, 1896-1979 2
Rhoads, Hannah 2
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 2
Richie, Sarah A. 2
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 2
Sharpless family 2
Shipley, Anna, 1826-1888 2
Stokes, Joseph 2
Taylor, Francis Richards 2
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