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A Quaker Action Group Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-DG-074
Scope and Contents A Quaker Action Group (AQAG) records in the Swarthmore College Peace Collection include minutes, correspondence (1966-1971), memoranda, financial records, subject files (organizations), research files (topics), project files, newsletters, press releases, statements of Quaker yearly meetings in various cities, clippings, photographs and sound recordings. The files were first processed in 1974, and then again in 1980. In 2004, archival intern, Joe Clark, sorted the papers into the present...
Dates: 1965-1973

Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason collected records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-SC-218
Abstract

This collection contains information sent to Tyler Williams, agent for Shrewsbury Monthly Meeting, N.J., concerning the Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason. It includes the proposal for the Asylum, announcement of its opening, an admission certificate, and other circulars that were sent to meetings under the care of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting.

Dates: 1812-1831

David Bacon journal

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-003
Overview A journal kept during David Bacon's time with the Six Nations in 1794. Entries describe Bacon’s journey to the Six Nations territory, and interactions between himself and the members of the Six Nations, as well as discussions between representatives from the United States and Six Nations governments concerning the treaty that was to determine the land rights of the Six Nations after the end of the Revolutionary War. Bacon also includes his accounts of speeches given by both United States...
Dates: 1794

Esther A. and Lloyd Balderston papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1185
Overview

Materials documenting the life of Esther Balderston Jones during her time as a missionary in Japan (1914-1924) and from her father, Lloyd Balderston, about family history and geneology.

Dates: 1885-1961

"Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-010
Overview

The manuscript of Gergory Barnes's "Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House: A Biography" provides a history of Philadelphia's Arch Street Meeting House from the purchase of the land by William Penn in 1683, to the present, including important Quaker individuals, the influence of Philadelphia's history on the Meeting House, the Orthodox-Hicksite separation, and the Wilburite-Gurneyites.

Dates: 2011

Byberry Hall Association Records

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-012
Overview

Byberry Hall Association was organized in 1854 when the citizens of Byberry township and vicinity decided to form a company for the purpose of erecting a building where residents could meet to hear lectures, hold elections, etc. This collection contains the records of the Byberry Hall Association, 1847-1981. It includes the secretary's book containing minutes (1854-1905); account books, deeds and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1847-1981

Mary Capper correspondence

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Identifier: SFHL-SC-017
Abstract

Transatlantic correspondence between Mary Capper and the Cadbury family in Philadelphia. Letters concern family and spiritual matters. Correspondents include Joel and Caroline Cadbury, and their daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Cadbury.

Dates: 1816-1835

Central Soup Society

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-100
Overview The Central Soup Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was incorporated on March 6, 1861, with the charitable purpose of distributing soup and other food to the poor and needy during the inclement seasons. The organization was founded by Hicksite Quakers and continued to serve the people of Philadelphia throughout the 20th century. It survives at the turn of the 21st century as a foundation. Records of the Central Soup Society; includes financial records, minutes, and miscellaneous...
Dates: 1860-1968

Thomas Pim Cope diaries

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-01-013
Overview

Cope was a Quaker merchant, founder of Cope family shipping business, and member of Philadelphia City Council and Pennsylvania legislature. His diary entries cover a variety of topics including weather, religious and personal reflection, business interests, family news, and discussions of international politics.

Dates: 1800-1851

Earnest Workers records

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-062
Overview

This collection is comprised of the minutes and annual reports for the Earnest Workers of Philadelphia.

Dates: 1901-1904

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Epidemics -- Pennsylvania 1
Evangelical Quakers 1
Festivals -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Food relief -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
Government, Resistance to -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
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Immigrants -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
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Inner cities -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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Mantua (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
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Old age homes -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
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Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Friends' Boarding House Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
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Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
A Quaker Action Group 1
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 1
Asylum for the Relief of Persons Deprived of the Use of Their Reason 1
Atkinson, Caroline J., 1881-1953 1
Bacon, David 1
Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
Balderston, Mary F. 1
Barnes, Gregory Allen, Sir 1
Beheiren 1
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 1
Biddle, Robert, 1867-1935 1
Biddle, William C. 1
Boardman, Elizabeth Jelinek, 1917- 1
Braxton, John Worth 1
Bronner, Edward 1
Brown, Elizabeth Potts 1
Butterworth, Harrison 1
Byberry Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Byberry Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Cadbury family 1
Cadbury, Caroline, 1801-1868 1
Cadbury, Catharine Balderston 1
Cadbury, Elizabeth Head, 1768-1851 1
Cadbury, Joel, 1799-1870 1
Capper, Mary, 1795- 1
Carter, Arabella, 1867- 1
Central Soup Society (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Champney, Horace 1
Cherry, Charles L. 1
Coffin, Jerry D. 1
Cooper, Stanley B. 1
Cope, Thomas P. (Thomas Pim) 1
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 1
Cowley, Christopher 1
Curtis, Barbara 1
Denniston, Eleanor Parrish, d. 1931 1
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 1
Drath, Phillip 1
Earnest Workers of Philadelphia 1
Eaton, Robert Whittington 1
Ede, Roderick 1
Elkinton family 1
Elkinton, David Cope, 1915- 1
Elkinton, Howard W. (Howard West), 1892-1955 1
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 1
Elkinton, J. Russell 1
Elkinton, Joseph, 1859-1920 1
Evans, Charles, 1802-1879 1
Fifth Avenue Peace Parade Committee 1
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 1
Friendly Acres (Orphanage : Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Acres Community Services (Secane, Pa.) 1
Friendly Settlement Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Association of Byberry 1
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Mission No.1 (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends Neighborhood Guild 1
Friends Sesqui-centennial Commission 1
Friends Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Central School 1
Friends' Central School System. Executive Committee 1
Friends' Home for Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Friends' Indian Aid Association of Philadelphia 1
Geiger, Nicola 1
Geiger, Walton 1
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Haverford College 1
Hockley, Richard 1
Home for the Moral Reform of Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Horton, Robert, 1900-1991 1
Ingram, William S. 1
Jeanes, Joseph 1
Jeanes, Samuel, d.1894 1
Jones, Esther A. Balderston, 1891-1967 1
Jones, Mary Hoxie 1
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 1
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 1
Justice, George M. (George Middleton), 1792-1862 1
Kalish, Donald 1
Lakey, George 1
Lee, Kenneth, 1944- 1
Legg, Samuel 1
Leidy, Joseph 1
Levering, Robert, 1944- 1
Lippincott family 1
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 1
Lippincott, Horace Mather, 1877-1967 1
Lippincott, Margaret Walker 1
Lyttle, Bradford 1
Marshall, Wilmer W., 1847-1905 1
Massar, Ivan 1
Mather family 1
McInnes, Robert K. 1
Mimms, William R. 1
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