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A. Keith and Ruth Smiley slides

 Collection — othertype: PA-161
Identifier: SFHL-PA-161
Overview

A. Keith and Ruth Smiley were Quakers active in the Mohonk area. This collection consists of slides they took on their travels to England, Africa, and other sites.

Dates: 1952 - 1976

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

Abington monthly meeting manumissions

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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

Abington Friends School (Abington, Pa.) Account book

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-001
Overview

Abington Friends School was established by Abington Monthly Meeting in the latter part of the eighteenth century as a day school. The account book covers the period 1828-1842. Pupil's names are given with the status of their payments, etc.

Dates: 1828-1842

Abington Monthly Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A200
Identifier: QM-Ph-A200
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Monthly Meeting and its predecessors since 1670. Included of the Pre-Separation and Hicksite records: minutes of the men's meeting and later, of joint sessions with women; minutes of the women's meeting; registers of births and deaths; marriage and membership records through the present day; certificates of removal, disownments, etc.; epistles received and other miscellaneous papers. The records of the Orthodox branch of Abington Monthly Meeting...
Dates: 1670-2021

Abington Preparative Meeting Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/Ph/A220
Identifier: QM-Ph-A220
Scope and Contents

The original records of Abington Preparative Meeting -- pre-Separation, Hicksite, and Orthodox -- include minutes of men's, women's and joint business meetings as well as other records. Records of Abington Preparative Meeting include: men's minutes, 1786-1897 (H), 1827-1868 (O); women's minutes, 1787-1893 (H); women's account books, 1834-1874; school fund account books, 1773-1900 (H).

Dates: 1773-1943

Abington Quarterly Meeting Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: QM-Ph-A250
Scope and Contents Records of Abington Quarterly Meetings, 1786, include: Hicksite and United men’s minutes; Orthodox men’s minutes; Hicksite women's minutes; Orthodox women’s minutes; First-day School Union records; minutes of the Hicksite Meeting on Worship and Ministry, the Ministry and Counsel Committee, and of the Meeting of Ministers and Elders, Orthodox; Orthodox meeting financial records; minutes of the Abington Visitation Committee; minutes of the Gwynned Visitation Committee; minutes of the...
Dates: 1786-2018

Irwin Abrams Collected Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Abrams, Irwin
Abstract

Includes biographical and bibliographical information and photocopies of a small portion of Abrams published writings, including material about the Nobel Peace Prize, women Nobel Peace Prize winners, the Quaker peace testimony and the Nobel Peace Prize, Henri La Fontaine, and Carl von Ossietzky.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1948-

Abstracts from the Le Ray Monthly Meeting (Orthodox) Records

 Collection — othertype: SW/NY/L453
Identifier: QM-NY-L453
Overview

Abstracted records of Le Ray Monthly Meeting (Orthodox), 1828-1843, copied by Grace Moffett Lansing from the compilations of Minnie Ward Kellogg.

Dates: 1828-1843

"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.

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Quaker Meeting Records at Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections and Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College 768
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Society of Friends -- Pennsylvania 96
Quakers -- History 95
Quakers -- Pennsylvania 94
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correspondence 48
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Quakers -- New York (State) 39
Quaker women 38
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Quakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 33
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Society of Friends 23
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Antislavery movements -- United States 15
Quaker authors 15
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 15
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travel literature 14
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letters (correspondence) 12
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Quaker abolitionists 11
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American Friends Service Committee 65
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955) 29
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Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 26
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 25
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Swarthmore College 24
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 23
Haverford College 19
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 18
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 17
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 16
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 14
Westtown Boarding School 14
Friends General Conference (U.S.) 9
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 9
Civilian Public Service 8
Comly, John, 1773-1850 8
Fox, George 8
Hicks, Edward, 1780-1849 8
Jackson, Halliday, 1771-1835 8
Kersey, Jesse, 1768-1845 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite: 1828-1955) 8
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1955) 8
Woolman, John, 1720-1772 8
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 7
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 7
Friends Peace Committee (Philadelphia, Pa.) 7
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 7
Janney, Samuel M. (Samuel Mcpherson), 1801-1880 7
New York Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends (Hicksite : 1828-1957 : New York, N.Y.) 7
Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 7
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1827-1955). Indian Committee (1827-1948) 7
Cadwallader, Priscilla, 1786-1859 6
Dillwyn, George, 1738-1820 6
Ferris, Benjamin, 1780-1867 6
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 6
Friends World Committee for Consultation 6
George School (Bucks County, Pa.) 6
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 6
Jackson, John, 1809-1855 6
McClintock, Thomas, 1792?-1876 6
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 6
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : approximately 1671-1828 : New York, N.Y.) 6
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 6
Muste, Abraham John, 1885-1967 6
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Conservative : 1854- ) 6
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 6
Penn, William, 1644-1718 6
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955). Joint Committee on Indian Affairs (1869-1892) 6
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 6
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 6
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 6
Brinton, Anna Cox 5
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 5
Bryn Mawr College 5
Central Philadelphia Monthly Meeting of Friends 5
Chalkley, Thomas, 1675-1741 5
Cornplanter, Seneca chief 5
Elkinton, J. Passmore (Joseph Passmore), 1887-1971 5
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 5
Friends Meeting of Washington (Washington, D.C.) 5
Friends World College 5
Friends' War Victims' Relief Committee (London, England) 5
Green Street Monthly Meeting of Friends (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Hallowell, Benjamin, 1799-1877 5
Indiana Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox: 1828- ) 5
Miller, Richmond P. (Richmond Pearson), 1902-1972 5
Monthly Meeting of New York (Society of Friends : Orthodox : New York, N.Y.) 5
Mott, James, 1788-1868 5
New England Yearly Meeting of Friends 5
Ohio Yearly Meeting of Friends (Orthodox : 1828-1854) 5
Parrish, Dillwyn, 1809-1886 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 5
Poole, William, 1764-1829 5
Schofield, Martha 5
Scott, Job, 1751-1793 5
Sharpless family 5
Sharpless, Joshua 5
Society of Friends 5
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 5
Walton, George A. (George Arthur), 1883- 5
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 5
Willoughby, George, pacifist 5
Wilson, E. Raymond (Edward Raymond), 1896-1987 5
Wood, Carolena Morris, 1871-1936 5
Young Friends Movement (Philadelphia, Pa.) 5
Biddle, Clement M. (Clement Miller), 1876-1959 4
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 4
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 4
Brinton family 4
Brown family 4
Cadbury family 4
Earlham College 4
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 4
Fellowship of Reconciliation (U.S.) 4
Foulke family 4
Foulke, Joseph, 1786-1863 4
Friends Ambulance Unit 4
Friends Conference on Religion and Psychology 4
Friends Housing, Inc. (Philadelphia, Pa.) 4
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