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Alice Gitchell journals

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Identifier: HC.MC-1306
Overview This collection contains 41 handwritten, bound journals and documents from the Women's Committee of the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting written by and belonging to Alice M. Gitchell. Journal entries cover the years 1964-2010 and include personal and religious reflections and desciptions of dreams, personal and professional day to day activities, major life events, and ongoing struggles with mental health. Documents from the 1985 Philadelphia Yearly Meeting include correspondence and drafts...
Dates: 1946-2011

Elizabeth Shinn Haines Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-054
Overview

Elizabeth Shinn Haines (1823-1883) was a Philadelphia Orthodox Quaker. She married Henry Haines in 1845. The collection contains diaries, commonplace books, and albums.

Dates: 1836-1882

Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden) Harris Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-216
Overview Dorothy Gladden Harris (1902-1972), Quaker librarian, archivist, scientific illustrator, was a librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College and a researcher in Quaker history. This collection contains correspondence, articles, scientific drawings, and course, research, and reference notes relating to Dorothy Harris's activities as librarian and archivist at Friends Historical Library and as a Quaker researcher. Includes correspondence relating to her work in...
Dates: 1927-1959

Heacock Family Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-060
Overview The Heacocks were a Quaker family of Bucks and Montgomery Counties, Pennsylvania. The collection includes correspondence, diary, and letter book (1871-1872), of Joseph Heacock (1846-1918), farmer, of Wyncote, Pa., including material relating to his work on a farm in Albion, N.Y., and in iron works in Pittsburgh, Pa., to earn money to pay debts; account book (1836-1877) of his father, Joseph Heacock (1800-1883); papers relating to the teaching activity of his wife, Elizabeth Walker Heacock,...
Dates: 1773-1928

Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-045
Overview

The Howard Institution was a Quaker women's charity founded in Philadelphia in 1853 to provide shelter to discharged female prisoners. Its scope was later broadened to assist more generally troubled women and girls. It ceased activity in 1956. The collection contains correspondence from 1942 to 1956, administrative papers, and printed reports and history.

Dates: 1857-1956

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn Papers

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Identifier: SFHL-RG5-070
Overview

Lydia Jones Sharpless Hunn (1818-1911) was a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Orthodox Quaker. The collection contains diaries (1881-1908), reminiscences (1893), and other family papers.

Dates: 1881-1908

Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.)

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Identifier: SFHL-RG4-072
Overview The Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton was a largely Quaker women's society, founded in 1846 in New Brighton, Pennsylvania, to provide clothing and other necessities to destitute poor. In 1907, the Ladies Benevolent Association cooperated with groups to engage a visiting nurse; this organization, known as the District Nurse Association was disbanded five years later. After World War II, the need for sewing declined, and the Ladies Benevolent Association then turned its support to...
Dates: 1846-1977

Emma Lapsansky-Werner collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-1325
Overview

The Emma Lapsansky-Werner collection holds material primarily related to the life and career of Emma Jones Lapsansky-Werner (1945-), History Professor and Curator of Special Collections at Haverford College from 1990-2005. The collection also holds records of family members from Emma’s maternal lineage dating back to the 1760s including members from the Jenkins, Parker and Hughes families.

Dates: 1760-2019

League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

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Identifier: SFHL-RG7-008
Overview

The League of Women Voters was established in 1920 as a nonpartison organization to promote political responsibility through informed and active participation in government. The Swarthmore Branch was founded in 1948 and in 2006 merged with the League of Women Voters, Central Delaware County. The collection contains minutes, financial reports, publications, and miscellaneous papers of the League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa.

Dates: 1956-2006

Elizabeth Lloyd collection

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-204
Overview

This collection contains a handwritten bound copy of "An Appeal for the Bond-Woman" by Elizabeth Lloyd.

Dates: 1855

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genealogies (histories) 4
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African American historians 1
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African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney -- Population 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 1
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Population 1
African Americans -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 1
African Americans -- Suffrage 1
Albion (Orleans County, N.Y.) 1
American fiction 1
American periodicals 1
Antinuclear movement 1
Antinuclear movement -- United States -- History -- Sources 1
Antislavery movements -- United States 1
Apprentices -- Pennsylvania 1
Archivists -- Pennsylvania 1
Authors, American -- 20th century 1
Beacon (Periodical) 1
Black people in medicine 1
Boarding schools -- Pennsylvania 1
Boys -- Education -- Pennsylvania 1
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Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
West, Benjamin, 1738-1820 2
Westtown Boarding School 2
Addams, Jane, 1860-1935 1
American Friends Service Committee 1
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American Unitarian Association 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 1
Babb, Nancy J. (Nancy Jones), 1884-1948 1
Balch, Emily Greene, 1867-1961 1
Ballantyne, Edith 1
Beaver Valley General Hospital (New Brighton, Pa.) 1
Bowne, Amy Robinson 1
Brainerd, Heloise, 1881-1969 1
Brinton, Ellen Starr, 1886-1954 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Burritt, Elihu, 1810-1879 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Camp, Kay 1
Carroll, Helen M. (Carroll, Helen Mansfield), 1912-1997 1
Cederfeld, Benny 1
Central Employment Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Churchman, John, 1753-1805 1
Coates family 1
Coates, Benjamin, 1808-1887 1
Conard family 1
Conard, Edward B., ca. 1844-1917 1
Cowgill family 1
Cowgill, Eliza Coates 1
District Nurse Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Douglass, Sarah Mapps, 1806-1882 1
Emlen family 1
Emlen, James, 1760-1798 1
Emlen, James, 1792-1866 1
Emlen, Samuel 1
Emlen, Samuel, 1829-1920 1
Emlen, Sarah Foulke Farquhar (Sarah Foulke Farquhar Emlen), 1787-1849 1
Florence E. Taylor 1
Forster, Josiah, 1782-1870 1
Fothergill, Samuel 1
Fry, A. Ruth (Anna Ruth), 1878-1962 1
Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893 1
Gilbert family 1
Gilbert, Dora Anne, 1869-1864 1
Gitchell, Alice 1
Grimke, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873 1
Haines family 1
Haines, Elizabeth Shinn, 1823-1883 1
Hallowell family 1
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 1
Harris, Dorothy G. (Dorothy Gladden), 1902-1972 1
Heacock family 1
Heacock, Eliza 1
Heacock, Elizabeth Walker 1
Heacock, Jane 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1800-1883 1
Heacock, Joseph, 1846-1918 1
Heacock, Martha 1
Henry, William Walter Massey, 1886-1948 1
Home for Destitute Colored Children (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hopper, Isaac T. (Isaac Tatem), 1771-1852 1
Howard Institution (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Hunn family 1
Hunn, Lydia Jones Sharpless, 1818-1911 1
Jenkins, Joseph Henry, Jr., 1906-1983 1
Jenkins, Joseph Henry, Sr., 1874 - 1960 1
Jenkins-Jones, Minerva, 1908-2000 1
Jenkins-Tellis, Vivian, 1911-1993 1
Jones, Thomas Edward, Sr., 1880-1958 1
Kite, Thomas, 1785-1845 1
Kulka, Rosa 1
Ladies Benevolent Association of New Brighton (Pa.) 1
Lapsansky, Philip, 1941- 1
Lapsansky-Werner, Emma, 1945 - 1
League of Women Voters of Swarthmore, Pa. 1
Lloyd, Elizabeth, 1811-1896 1
Longstreth family 1
Morton, John, active 1790-1800 1
Morton, Mary Robinson, 1757-1829 1
Mott, Lucretia, 1793-1880 1
Noailles, Louis Marie, vicomte de, 1756-1804 1
Northern Association of the City and County of Philadelphia for the Relief and Employment of Poor Women 1
Northern Female Association for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Parker, Theophilus, 1877-1970 1
Parker-Henry, Cecie, 1884-1985 1
Parker-Jenkins, Jeannette, 1880-1940 1
Patterson, Mary Sullivan, 1906-1987 1
Paxson, Alice Hall , 1868-1955 1
Penrose family 1
Philadelphia Quaker Women (Organization) 1
Philadelphia Women for Peace 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 1
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Committee on the United Nations 1
Portell-Vilá, Herminio, 1901-1992 1
Purvis, Robert, 1810-1898 1
Pusey, Caleb, 1650-1727 1
Richland Turnpike or Plank Road Company 1
Robinson family 1
Robinson, Abigail, -1835 1
Robinson, Rowland 1
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