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Abington monthly meeting manumissions

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-001
Scope and Content note This volume records the manumissions of enslaved people for various members of Abington Monthly meeting. The Manumissions include a statement describing who the enslaver is freeing, and why, and includes the signatures of the enslavers and their witnesses. Individuals whose manumission of enslaved people 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,...
Dates: 1775

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

 Collection
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

 Collection
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 underprivileged 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

Henry H. Albertson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1110
Overview

Includes letters, many of which are by and to William Hodgson (1804-1878). All or most of the letter writers are Friends; a number of them are British Friends. Topics often include visits to other Friends, attending Meeting, health, religious or philosophical reflections, and because of the period of writing, often refer openly or obliquely to the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1826-1918

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

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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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 7
Fox, George 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 6
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Simmons, Henry 5
Society of Friends 5
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 4
Friends World Committee for Consultation 4
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 4
Kite family 4
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 4
Parrish, John, 1729-1807 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 4
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 4
Walton family 4
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 4
Wistar, Thomas 4
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 3
Benson, Lewis 3
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Bryn Mawr College 3
Cadbury family 3
Cadbury, William Warder 3
Carter family 3
Evans family 3
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Evans, William Bacon, 1875-1964 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 3
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 3
Harvard University 3
Jones, Mary Hoxie 3
Ling nan da xue (Guangzhou, China) 3
Morris family 3
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 3
Sharpless family 3
Shipley family 3
Taylor family 3
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 3
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 3
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 3
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 2
Allen family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Anna Morris Shinn Maier 2
Bacon, David 2
Bacon, George 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 2
Bowles, Jane T. 2
Brown family 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1885-1944 2
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Lydia C. Shinn 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
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Canton Christian College 2
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Cary, Stephen G. 2
Churchman, George, 1730-1814 2
Civilian Public Service 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Collins, Isaac 2
Comfort family 2
Cox, John, approximately 1754-1847 2
Cresson, Sarah 2
Delaware Indians. Lenape Indians. Lenni Lenape Indians 2
Dillwyn, William, 1743-1824 2
Earlham College 2
Elfreth family 2
Elfreth, Jacob R. Jr., 1837-1924 2
Elfreth, Jacob R., Sr., 1789-1870 2
Harris, J. Rendel (James Rendel), 1852-1941 2
Hetzel, Theodore Brinton, 1906-1990 2
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 2
Hodgson, William 2
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 2
Iwao Frederick Ayusawa 2
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 2
Jones, Elizabeth B. (Elizabeth Bartram) 2
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 2
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 2
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