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Henry H. Albertson collection

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1110
Overview

Includes letters, many of which are by and to William Hodgson (1804-1878). All or most of the letter writers are Friends; a number of them are British Friends. Topics often include visits to other Friends, attending Meeting, health, religious or philosophical reflections, and because of the period of writing, often refer openly or obliquely to the Wilbur-Gurney controversy.

Dates: 1826-1918

Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-007
Overview

The Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer was a Quaker women's organization founded in 1818 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to provide relief for impoverished sick children and their mothers from the crowding and oppressive heat during the summer months. The collection contains minutes, 1818-1854 (gap 1819-1821) and other records, including acting committee minutes and workbook, 1843-1851.

Dates: 1818-1862

Takeo Arishima correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-004
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Takeo Arishima, a Japanese novelist, short-story writer, and essayist. Also includes a single portrait photograph of Arishima.

Dates: 1903-1907

Association for the Care of Colored Orphans Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-008
Overview The Association for the Care of Colored Orphans, also known as “The Shelter,” was founded in Philadelphia by Quaker women in 1822 to care for black orphans, both boys and girls, within a nurturing, home-like environment. In 1915, it relocated to Cheyney, Pa, and became a home for girls. In 1965, its name was changed to “Friends Shelter for Girls,” and its mission evolved to serve as a home for teenaged girls. In 1981 it ceased to function as a group home and was succeeded by Friends...
Dates: 1822-1979

Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons Records

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-009
Overview The Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons was a Quaker organization organized in 1789 in Philadelphia to operate a charity school for black adults. The Association provided free adult education to African-Americans until 1904 when it was dissolved and its assets were transferred to the Institute for Colored Youth. This collection contains minutes, financial records, and some correspondence of the Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult...
Dates: 1789-1905

Iwao Frederick Ayusawa correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Iwao Frederick Ayusawa.

Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Bacon Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1156
Overview

Correspondence, diaries and photographs relating to the 20th- century Quakers Edith Farquhar Bacon and Francis Rogers Bacon, their families, forbears, friends and colleagues.

Dates: 1800-1987

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

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

 Collection — othertype: SC-269
Identifier: SFHL-SC-269
Abstract

Collection of manuscript drafts of epistles prepared by Baltimore Yearly Meeting to send to the Yearly Meetings of Philadelphia, New York, Rhode Island, and North Carolina. Most concern the education and treatment of Indians, African Americans, and Quaker children; also, opposition to war and the production of liquor by Friends. All are handwritten with corrections.

Dates: 1776-1815

Lewis Benson papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1162
Overview

The Lewis Benson Papers document the life and service of Lewis V. Benson (1906-1986), a Quaker and recorded minister of New York Yearly Meeting. His in-depth reading and study of the writings of 17th century Quakers gave him the venue to bring their message to a modern audience. He did this predominantly through his own writings and lectures.

Dates: 1932-1986

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Friends World Committee for Consultation 3
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Kite family 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Shipley family 3
Walton family 3
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
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Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
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Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
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Cadbury, William Warder 2
Coleman, John Royston 2
Comfort family 2
Earlham College 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Hirohito, Emperor of Japan 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 2
Jones, Richard Mott, 1843-1917 2
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 2
Lloyd family 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Simpson, John, 1739-1811 2
Wilbur, John, 1774-1856 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adede, Rose 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Albertson, Henry 1
Albertson, Henry Haines 1
Allen family 1
Allinson family 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
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Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 1
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 1
Alsop family 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
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Bacon, Edith Farquhar, 1892-1988 1
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Balderston, Lloyd, 1863-1933 1
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Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
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Barrow, Robert, -1697 1
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Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
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