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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

Thomas Arnold correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-005
Overview

This collection is comprised of the personal correspondence of Thomas Arnold.

Dates: 1837-1848

Edward Ash letterbook

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-02-001
Overview

Edward Ash was a British Quaker and doctor. His letterbook includes personal correspondence related to religious convictions and family news. Letter writers include Barclay, Anna Maria C. of Horne, Robert Barron, Gulielma Penn, and William Pim. A number of letters are addressed to George Fox. A copy of a letter from Ellis Hooke to Margaret Fell is also included.

Dates: Undated.

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

Richard Mead Atwater papers

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Identifier: HC.MC-950-006
Overview

Richard Mead Atwater (1844-1922) was the son of Stephen Atwater and Mary Weaver, both of whom were Quaker. This collection is comprised of Atwater's diary, 1862; letters concerning Brown University; club memberships and letters concerning the memberships and autobiographical remarks written in 1917 as well as an earlier biographical sketch.

Dates: 1862-1922

William Aubrey correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-007
Overview

This collection is comprised of two hand copied letters of William Aubrey. The original letters are dated 1732, and are related to Aubrey's will.

Dates: Undated.

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

Bacon family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-1226
Overview

Included are letters to the Bacons from family and friends; biographical and genealogical materials; travel letters; Margaret Hope Bacon's diaries of her trip to China under the auspices of the American Friends Service Committee, 1972; to Australia, 1989 and Galapagos, 1992; to Costa Rica and Friends World Committee for Consultation, 1988; and Egypt, 1990; Margaret Hope Bacon's letters; Allen Bacon's letters; stories by Norman Borchardt (M.H. Bacon's father); Francis Bacon in Germany.

Dates: 1725-1993

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correspondence 354
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Jones, Rufus M. (Rufus Matthew), 1863-1948 8
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Evans family 5
Harvard University 5
Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 5
Jones, Mary Hoxie 5
Morris family 5
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends Library 5
Brown family 4
Evans, Thomas, 1798-1868 4
Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 4
Hamm, Thomas D. 4
Jones, Rebecca, 1739-1817 4
Pemberton, John, 1727-1795 4
Pendle Hill (School: Wallingford, Pa.) 4
Rhoads, Samuel, 1806-1868 4
Sharpless family 4
Sharpless, Isaac, 1848-1920 4
Shipley family 4
Stokes family 4
Allen family 3
Allinson, William J., 1810-1874 3
American Red Cross 3
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Benson, Lewis 3
Borton, Hugh 3
Brinton, Anna Cox 3
Brinton, Howard Haines, 1884-1973 3
Cadbury family 3
Civilian Public Service 3
Comfort family 3
Cope, Thomas Pim 3
Earlham College 3
Fothergill, Samuel 3
Friends Girls School (Tokyo, Japan) 3
Friends World Committee for Consultation 3
Grellet, Stephen, 1773-1855 3
Jones, Sybil 3
Jones, Thomas Elsa, 1888-1973 3
Kite family 3
Ly , Juwan Usang 3
Monthly Meeting of Friends of Philadelphia (Hicksite) 3
Morley, Christopher 3
Morris, Elliston P. (Elliston Perot), 1899-1980 3
Morris, Margaret Hill 3
Morris, Samuel Buckley (1791-1859) 3
Nitobe, Inazō, 1862-1933 3
Philadelphia Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends. Indian Committee 3
Pickett, Clarence, 1884-1965 3
Rhoads, James E. (James Evans), 1828-1895 3
Scattergood family 3
Scattergood, Thomas, 1748-1814 3
Swarthmore College 3
Thomas, Arthur Henry, 1872-1942 3
Thomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935 3
Walton family 3
Wheeler, Daniel, 1771-1840 3
Wistar family 3
Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2
Allinson family 2
Allinson, Samuel, 1739-1791 2
American Women's College in Beirut 2
Archaeological Institute of America 2
Associated Committee of Friends on Indian Affairs 2
Association for the Care of Coloured Orphans (Cheyney, Pa.) 2
Association of Friends for the Relief of Freedmen (New York, N.Y.) 2
Bacon, Francis R. (Francis Rogers), 1888-1965 2
Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 2
Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 2
Benezet, Anthony 2
Bettle family 2
Bettle, Samuel 2
Bowles, Minnie, 1868-1958 2
Brinton family 2
Bronner, Edwin B., 1920- 2
Brown, Caroline Cadbury, 1851-1914 2
Brown, Mary Wistar, 1807-1842 2
Brown, Moses, 1793-1879 2
Brown, Moses, 1829-1883 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1851-1929 2
Brown, Thomas Kite, 1885-1944 2
Cadbury, Anna K (Anna Kaighn), 1846-1923 2
Cadbury, Catherine J. 2
Cadbury, Emma, 1875-1965 2
Cadbury, Lydia Caroline Brown, 1889-1978 2
Cadbury, William Warder 2
Canton Christian College 2
Carpenter, Rhys 2
Cary, John R. 2
Chase, Thomas 2
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