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Mott Manuscripts

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Identifier: SFHL-MSS-035
Abstract Lucretia Mott was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker minister and a leader in reform movements, especially antislavery, education, peace, and women's rights. She was born in 1793 in Nantucket, Mass., the daughter of Thomas and Anna Coffin, and educated at Nine Partners Boarding School in Dutchess Co., N.Y. In 1811, she married James Mott and they settled in Philadelphia, Pa. The Motts were active Hicksite Quakers, and Lucretia served as clerk of Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and traveled in the...
Dates: 1831-1898

Isaac Norris notebooks

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-11-044
Scope and Content note

This collection is comprised of the two volumes of notebooks of Isaac Norris, largely related to agriculture.

Dates: 1747-1763

Allen S. Olmsted II Papers

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Identifier: SCPC-DG-095
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Allen S. Olmsted papers is correspondence (1898-1977). Most of these are carbon copies of letters dictated by Olmsted and filed in subject transfer files at his law offices in Philadelphia and Media (Pennsylvania) [note: there are also many letters from Allen Olmsted in the papers of his wife, Mildred Scott Olmsted (DG 082)]. Correspondents include Brent Dow Allinson, Gertrude Baer, Emily Greene Balch, Roger Nash Baldwin, Witter Brynner, Joseph S. Clark, Sophia H. Dulles,...
Dates: 1898-1986

Marcelle Parde materials

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Identifier: BMC-1976-20
Abstract

Marcelle Parde (1891-1945) was a Bryn Mawr College French professor and leader of a French Resistance unit in WWII. This collection includes miscellaneous correspondence, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and official documents.

Dates: 1919 - 1994; Majority of material found within 1920 - 1950
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

Marion Edwards Park papers

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Identifier: BMC-RG1-DD3
Abstract Marion Edwards Park (1975-1960) graduated Bryn Mawr College in 1898. After continuing her studies at the University of Chicago, American School of Classical Studies in Athens, Colorado College, and Johns Hopkins University, she earned her PhD in classics from Bryn Mawr College in 1918. As president of Bryn Mawr College (1922-1942), she significantly increased enrollment, broadened the curriculum, and expanded cooperation with Haverford, Swarthmore, and the University of Pennsylvania. The...
Dates: 1922 - 1942
Found in: Bryn Mawr College

William Parker scrapbook

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-04-012
Abstract

The scrapbook is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a formerly enslaved person who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania. He was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and the article describes his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.

Dates: 1910

Edith Verlenden Paschall Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-117
Abstract Edith Verlenden Paschall (1881-1961) was a Quaker genealogist and historian from Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The collection contains correspondence, legal papers and marriage certificates (chiefly photocopies), wills, notes, miscellaneous memorabilia, and pictures, collected by Paschall and relating to the Paschall family and other Quaker families. Includes material relating to the history and settlement of Darby, Pa., the development of Darby Monthly Meeting, and historic houses and...
Dates: 1736-1962; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1962

Mary Sullivan Patterson Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-118
Abstract Mary Sullivan Patterson (1906-1987) was a Quaker historian and genealogist from Swarthmore, Pennsylvania. The collection contains family papers and correspondence; genealogical notes on the Thomson, Sullivan, and other related families; writings on various topics, especially Delaware County history and the Caleb Pusey House; diaries, notes, correspondence, and a manuscript concerning Patterson's 1957 research trip to England to study Quaker emigration to America. Also a diary and letters...
Dates: 1782-1982

Paul M. Pearson (Paul Martin) Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-121
Abstract Paul M. Pearson (1871-1938) was a noted Quaker educator, editor, and speaker, a professor of Public Speaking at Swarthmore College, the first civilian governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands, an assistant director of the U.S. Housing Authority, and a leading founder and executive in the Chautauqua movement. The collection contains biographical and genealogical materials, personal correspondence (1894-1938), writings (published and manuscript), extensive material on the Swarthmore Chautauqua as...
Dates: 1890-2011 (bulk 1890-1938)

James Pemberton biography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-075
Abstract

The biography of James Pemberton includes descriptions of the Pemberton family, their history and genealogical roots, and the early life of James Pemberton, as well as his adult life. The biography includes quoted sections from Quaker meeting minutes.

Dates: Undated.

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A Quaker Action Group 3
Byberry State Hospital (Pa.) 3
Civilian Public Service. Camp (Philadelphia, Pa.) 3
Evans, Edward W. (Edward Wyatt), 1882-1976 3
Fisher family 3
Hamm, Thomas D. 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of Friends (Hicksite : 1827-1955) 3
Reynolds, Earle L. 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. International Office 3
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 2
Allen family 2
Allinson, Brent D. (Brent Dow) 2
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 2
Baldwin, Roger N. (Roger Nash), 1884-1981 2
Biddle, William Canby, 1864-1942 2
Brinton family 2
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 2
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 2
Camp, Kay 2
Comfort family 2
Conference of All Friends (1920) (London, England) 2
Drinker, Henry, 1734-1809 2
Emlen, Samuel 2
Five Years Meeting (Society of Friends: U.S.) 2
Flanagan, Ross, 1934- 2
Foulke family 2
Friend, Theodore 2
Friends Committee on National Legislation (U.S.) 2
Haines, John S. 2
Hull, William I. (William Isaac), 1868-1939 2
Hunn family 2
Jenkins family (Jenkins, Jabez, 1792-1858) 2
Lakey, George 2
Lippincott, H. Mather, Jr. (Horace Mather), 1921-2010 2
Lloyd family 2
Lyttle, Bradford 2
Mary Elizabeth Pidgeon (1890-1979) 2
McReynolds, David 2
Morris, Samuel, 1827-1905 2
New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 2
Nicholson, Vincent D. (Vincent De Witt), 1890-1945 2
Pearson, Paul M. (Paul Martin), 1871-1938 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
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Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 2
Scott, Lawrence, 1908-1986 2
Sharples, Edith, 1743-1787 2
Sharples, Joshua, 1747-1826 2
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 2
Shivers, Lynne 2
Smedley family 2
Smith, Daniel B. 2
Swarthmore College. Athletic Association 2
Taylor family 2
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 2
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 2
Thomas, Wilbur K. (Wilbur Kelsey), 1882-1953 2
Valentino, Carmen 2
Walker family 2
Walker, Charles C. 2
War Resisters League 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Wetherill, Samuel, 1736-1816 2
Wharton, Deborah Fisher, 1795-1888 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. U.S. Section 2
Abington Monthly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Alexandria Boarding School (Alexandria, Va.) 1
AmeriCorps (U.S.) 1
American Civil Liberties Union 1
American Friends Reconstruction Unit 1
American Friends Service Committee. Committee on Rights of Conscience 1
American Interracial Peace Committee 1
American Legion 1
American Unitarian Association 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Appeal and Vigil at Fort Detrick (Frederick, Md.) 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Babcock, Caroline L. (Caroline Lexow), 1882- 1
Bacon, George B., 1835-1890 1
Baer, Gertrude 1
Bailey, Charles Lukens 1
Bailey, Emma Harriet Doll 1
Bailey, John, 1776-1861 1
Baily, Joshua L. (Joshua Longstreth), 1826-1916 1
Baily, Theodate Lang 1
Balderston, Ida Smedley (Ida Roberts Smedley Balderston), 1896-1993 1
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