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Allinson Family Papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-968
abstract This collection spans more than two centuries and includes most notably members of the Allinson and Taylor families. There are also letters from Joseph Bonaparte, Sarah Moore Grimke, Julia Ward Howe and George Washington. Prominent material types include correspondence, diaries, financial, legal and property papers, maps, photographs and poetry. The richest subject veins are anti-slavery, including the Free Produce Association of Friends, the yellow fever epidemic in Philadelphia and...
Dates: 1710 - 1939

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-008
Overview

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

Dates: 1945, 1950-1954

Baltimore Yearly Meeting draft epistles collection

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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

Bowles family correspondence

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Identifier: HC.MC-1212
Abstract The Bowles family was deeply involved with Quaker missionary and relief work during the 20th century. In 1900, the Bowles moved to Japan under the auspices of the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting and managed the Friends School and established the Tokyo Friends Center. During World War II, the Bowles family moved to Hawaii and worked with war refugees. The Bowles family correspondence consists of correspondence from Gilbert and Minnie Pickett Bowles to their son Gordon Townsend Bowles from 1922 to...
Dates: 1922-1960

Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-1189
Abstract Howard Haines Brinton and Anna Shipley Cox Brinton were 20th-century Quaker educators and prolific authors whose areas of expertise included the physical sciences and the Classics. Notably, they also worked for the American Friends Service Committee in Europe, for Friends Center in Tokyo, Japan, and as directors of Pendle Hill, an adult study center in Wallingford, PA. They were both recorded ministers in the Religious Society of Friends. This collection also contains materials of other...
Dates: 1859-2005

British Friends' letters

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Identifier: HC.MC-861
Overview

Letters of English Friends containing information on Quaker history as well as religious and cultural activities. The collection also includes letters relating to the activities of early Friends.

Dates: 1650 - 1985

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Haverford College Quaker & Special Collections 60
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diaries 18
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clippings (information artifacts) 7
Antislavery movements -- United States 6
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Poor -- Services for -- Pennsylvania 6
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Seneca Indians 3
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account books 3
deeds 3
financial records 3
genealogical tables 3
lecture notes 3
Abolitionists 2
African American children -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania 2
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia 2
American poetry 2
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Germany 2
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American Friends Service Committee 12
Haverford College 8
Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 5
Society of Friends 5
Bryn Mawr College 3
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Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 3
Harvard University 3
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Steere, Douglas V. (Douglas Van), 1901-1995 3
Westtown Boarding School 3
Allinson family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Cadbury family 2
Earlham College 2
Female Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Sick and Infirm Poor with Clothing 2
Fisher family 2
Fox, George 2
Friends Instruction Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Grant, Elihu, 1873-1942 2
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 2
Guilford College 2
Hartshorne, Anna C. (Anna Cope) 2
Jones, Mary Hoxie 2
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 2
Mott, James, 1788-1868 2
Mott, John, 1783-1848 2
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 2
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 2
Penn Sewing School (Philadelphia, Pa.) 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 2
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 2
Sharpless, Joshua 2
Simmons, Henry 2
Vaux family 2
Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848 1
Adede, Rose 1
Akihito, Emperor of Japan 1
Allinson, Elizabeth 1
Allinson, Francis Greenleaf 1
Allinson, Margaret 1
Allinson, Samuel, 1808-1883 1
American Bible Society 1
American Chamber of Commerce in France 1
Annual Association for the Relief of Sick Children in the Summer (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell) 1
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Adult Colored Persons 1
Association of Friends for the Free Instruction of Colored Women 1
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 1
Baltimore Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
Barbour, Hugh 1
Barney, Nathaniel 1
Baumgardt, David, 1890-1963 1
Bean family 1
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
Bedford Farmers' Club (Bedford (Westchester County, N.Y.)) 1
Benezet, Anthony 1
Bloomfield family 1
Bloomfield, Isabella Macomb 1
Bloomfield, Joseph, 1753-1823 1
Borton, Hugh 1
Bowles, Gilbert, 1869-1960 1
Bowles, Gordon Townsend 1
Bowles, Jane T. 1
Braithwaite, Anna, 1788-1859 1
Brinton, Anna Cox 1
Brinton, David, 1864-1945 1
Brinton, Edward 1
Brinton, Eleanor Fisher, 1868-1958 1
Brinton, Joseph, 1828-1917 1
Brinton, Mary H. (Mary Howland), 1833-1870 1
Brinton, Ruthanna 1
Brinton, William Fisher, 1909-2008 1
Brinton, Yuki 1
Broomell, Anna Pettit 1
Brown family 1
Brown, H. Tatnall, Jr., 1900-1983 1
Brown, Moses, 1738-1836 1
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 1
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1885-1944 1
Bucks Auxiliary Bible Association of Friends (Bucks County, Pa.) 1
Burleigh, Charles C. (Charles Calistus), 1810-1878 1
Burlington Company Association 1
Burton, Emma Cadbury 1
Byberry Library Company 1
Byberry Preparative Meeting (Society of Friends) 1
Byberry School Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
Cadbury, Catharine Jones 1
Cadbury, Henry J. (Henry Joel), 1883-1974 1
Cadbury, Lydia C. 1
Cadbury, Sara Manatt 1
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