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Hans Albrecht manuscript

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-003
Overview

This manuscript reports Hans Albrecht's visit to the United States from Germany in 1926, written in German. Sections of the report include topics such as, "factory farms and workers questions," "politics," "prohibition," "school and culture," and "the negro problem."

Dates: 1926

"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

Crew Family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-050
Overview

This collection is comprised of typed genealogical research, handwritten family correspondence, legal papers, manuscripts, financial records, and miscellaneous papers of the Crew family.

Dates: 1813-1826

"Autobiography of Augustine Jones"

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-052
Overview

The autobiography of Augustine Jones describes Jones's early life in Maine, the death of his father, his early experiences growing up as a Quaker, his time spent in his uncle's house, political upheaval leading to Civil War, the free labor movement, Jones's work as a teacher at a Friends School in Maine, and a description of his experiences during the Civil War era.

Dates: 1902-1911

“The Quakers and the American Revolution”

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-112
Overview Arthur Mekeel's manuscript includes the following chapters: The Quakers in America in the eighteenth Century, The Problems of empire, The Quakers Take Alarm, The Breakdown of Non-Importation and the Challenge to Quaker Policy, The Tea Crisis and Its Sequel, The Quakers Cast Their Lot, Conciliation Efforts of the British Quakers, The First Year of War, the Quakers under the New Order, Suspicion of Quaker Treachery and the Virginia Exiles, The Later Years of the War in Pennsylvania, New Jersey...
Dates: Undated.

"Some Memorandums respecting my beloved wife Margery Mickle"

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-065
Overview The memorandum written by Margery Mickle's husband (name unknown) recounts Mickle's illness with "tumorous pollypus" in the corner of her right eye and her nose. Her husband writes about the series of operations she underwent to remove the tumors, the re-emergence of the tumors after a number of operations, and the doctor's recommendation that they remove her right eye. The manuscript describes Mickle's decision not to undergo the operation to remove her eye, and recounts her final days,...
Dates: 1809

James Pemberton biography

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-075
Overview

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.

Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1211
Abstract The Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers indicate strong relationships and family ties that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries. Sarah Wistar Rhoads (1839-1920) married William Gibbons Rhoads (1838-1880) on November 28, 1866. At that time, the Rhoads, Gibbons and Wistar families began corresponding, the result being an outstanding collection illustrating family support, friendship and love. These papers include correspondence, financial records, diaries and journals, memorabilia, classwork and...
Dates: Bulk, 1824-1930 1824-1963; Majority of material found within 1824 - 1930

Daniel B. Smith manuscripts

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-086
Overview

This collection is comprised of two volumes of manuscripts written by Daniel B. Smith: "The History of the United States of North America" and "Ethics: Prepared for the Use of Haverford School."

Dates: Undated.

Asa M. Stackhouse manuscripts

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Identifier: HC.MC-975-07-115
Overview

The manuscripts written by Asa Matlack Stackhouse largely focus on Quaker history, particularly during the colonial period in and around Burlington County, New Jersey.

Dates: Undated.

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